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KOHIMA, Aug 3: Press Council of India is completing 50 years of its establishment and, therefore, a Golden Jubilee Commemoration on November, 16, is being contemplated. A function to this effect will be held in Delhi, coinciding with conferment of National Awards for Excellence in Journalism by honoring Journalists/Photographers/Freelancers excelling in print Journalism in various fields. Information for the entries for Awards is also posted on the website of the Press Council of India i.e. www.presscouncil.nic.in.
November 16 is observed as the National Press Day, by the Press Council a statutory autonomous authority, set up by an Act of Parliament to preserve the freedom of the press and maintain its high standards.