DrikNews wins Manthan Awards

Winners of Manthan Awards 2012

Muhammad Aminuzzaman of DrikNews receiving the runner up Manthan Award in the category E-NEWS and MEDIA. 2nd December 2012.?Delhi. India.

Manthan Award is an initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity. It was launched on 10th October ?2004, by?Digital Empowerment Foundation. The core objective of the Manthan Award process is to make visible the contents that already exist.

Winners from Manthan Awards 2012:
Chai With Lakshmi, Red Bangle
Rural Visual Journalism Network, DRIK
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