News18 Tamil Nadu announces first edition of Magudam Awards
Network18’s regional news channel for the South market; News18 Tamil Nadu has set new benchmarks in journalism with its in-depth analysis as well as a fair and objective take on key events and topics. Adding to the diverse bouquet of offerings in the Tamil Nadu state, the news channel has announced the inaugural edition of their flagship awards entity – Magudam Awards.
The Magudam Awards 2017 will honor the state’s achievers from different fields including Sports, Business, Arts & Literature, Entertainment, Social Service and Science & Technology. Ensuring transparency, the nominees have been selected through an editorially driven process and by an esteemed jury of 12 members. The jury has selected 2 winners from each category of the shortlisted nominees. The winners will be felicitated by the Vice President of India Hon’ble Shri Venkaiah Naidu on the 16th of October, in a grand ceremony.
‘Magudam’ means a crown in Tamil; it symbolizes leadership and the pinnacle of achievement. Thereby, the awards are a platform to recognize and felicitate individuals and organizations from Tamil Nadu, whose contribution has strengthened the foundation of our state and society.
Speaking about the first edition of the Magudam Awards, Senior Editor News18 Tamil Nadu, M Gunasekaran said, “The state of Tamil Nadu has significantly contributed in the growth of the country and its economy, across fields. We are honoured to launch a platform that can help recognize the leaders of these revolutionary changes with our flagship property – Magudam Awards. We hope that with this platform we can further motivate individuals and organizations to continuously contribute to the betterment of the state and the country at large.”