Deadline for CNES media fellowship extended

New Delhi, March 27 — The deadline for receipt of applications for the Third CNES-Setu National Media Fellowship for print media professionals who wish to study issues related to the North-east been extended to 15 April 2007. The winner will be announced on May 1, 2007.

The fellowship carries an award of Rs. 75,000/- and is open to journalists from other parts of the country with an interest in the region, said Sanjoy Hazarika today, the managing trustee of the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research which runs the program.

Applicants for this year’s award would need to pick a topic from the following: the impact of conflict on women; the impact of mining on society and the environment; the media under pressure in the North-east and the region’s experience with special draconian laws.

Details of the application format and project proposals can be viewed at where those interested may click on the news and announcements logo. Inquiries may be addressed to the C-NES office at New Delhi at 261212426 or by email at and

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