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ISRO Announced Award for Journalists

Current context: ISRO has launched an award for Journalists on the centenary year celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, father of Indian space programme.
ISRO Announced Award for Journalists
  • ISRO will award the journalists with “Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research” who had published articles related to space science, applications, and research in popular Periodicals, Science magazines, or Journals in India.
  • All Indians with experience in Journalism are eligible for its nomination and articles published between 2019 and 2020 published in Hindi, English, or Regional languages are considered by ISRO.
  • Two categories of awards have been instituted for Journalism by ISRO.
  • The First category of award holds the cash prize of Rs 5,00,000 for two journalists or freelancers of print media.
  • The second category of award holds 3 cash prizes of Rs 3,00,000, 2,00,000 and 1,00,000 each for journalists or freelancers of print media.
  • The final results will be published on 1st August 2020.

Question: 

Q.1 Recently ISRO has announced an award on the centenary year celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai for whom?
a. School students
b. Research Scholars
c. Journalists
d. Scientists
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