: The Hunger Project – India has invited nominations for the Sarojini Naidu Prize 2013 for best reporting on ‘Women and Panchayati Raj.'

A cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh will be awarded to journalists under three category for outstanding reporting on ‘Women and Panchayati Raj’ in Hindi, English and other languages, M.S. Gayathri, programme officer of Hunger Project in Tamil Nadu told the reporters here on Thursday.

All entries have to be accompanied by articles published a newspaper or magazine from June 16, 2012 and June 15, 2013.

A short biography, address, email and phone numbers of the applicant should also be sent, with a declaration that the entry articles are original and have not been plagiarized.

There is no word limit and no limitation to the number of articles sent, she added.

The articles should reach The Hunger Project office in New Delhi or any of the State offices latest by June 15.

They can also be e-mailed toindia.office@thp.org

The Hunger Project launched this prize in 2000 to promote and encourage sustained reporting in

the media on issues of women and their political participation in panchayats.