Deadline for Press Council Award-2021 application extended

20 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Considering the context of global pandemic Covid-19, the deadline for submission of application for ‘Bangladesh Press Council Award-2021’ has been extended till January 31, 2021, reports BSS.

Earlier, the last date for application for ‘Bangladesh Press Council Award-2021’ was January 5, 2021.

In recognition of the role of newspapers, journalists and photojournalists in making investigative and creative report Bangladesh Press Council will give this award, said a press release.

Applications have been invited for four categories. These are- rural journalism, development journalism, women journalism and photography / video.

To be nominated for the award, the report or feature must be published or broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2020, it added.

The applicant must be a journalist or photojournalist working in any newspaper or electronic media and an applicant cannot submit multiple reports or features or photographs on the same subject.

Application forms and detailed rules can be found on the website of Bangladesh Press Council at