5th IFFCO IIMCAA Awards given away, 2 IAS officers among those honoured
The awards were given out by the IIMC Alumni Association at the 5th IFFCO IIMCAA Awards.
IAS officers Rajender Kataria and Dr Saumitra Mohan have been awarded the 'Public Service Award' for 2021 by the IIMC Alumni Association at the 5th IFFCO IIMCAA Awards.
The ceremony, which was held at IIMC headquarters in New Delhi, also saw Saroj Singh being awarded Rs 1 lakh for Agricultural Reporting.
Other winners who received Rs 50,000 each included Parimal Kumar who was adjudged the 'Journalist of the Year (Broadcasting)', Utkarsh Kumar Singh who won the 'Journalist of the Year (Publishing)' award, Haritha KP who won the Indian Language Reporter of the Year (Broadcasting), Pooja Kalbalia who won the Ad Person of the Year and Siddhi Sehgal who received PR Person of the Year.
Addressing the annual alumni event, IIMC DG Prof Sanjay Dwivedi said: "Any institute's foundation is not just built on bricks and mortar, it's the alumni which strengthens the foundation and takes it to newer heights. Given the ongoing pandemic, the office-bearers have maintained the momentum of organising the grand event. The CC members did a brilliant job and brought positive feelings by organising this year's alumni meet."