Noted broadcaster Maqsood Ahmad felicitated
Srinagar: Noted broadcaster and Editor Sheherbeen, a current affairs programme broadcast from All India Radio (AIR) Srinagar – Maqsood Ahmed was felicitated on Friday with the National AIR Award 2021 awarded by All India Institute of Self Local Government Mumbai (AIILSG), a premier government recognized Institute of Mumbai.
The award was presented to Maqsood Ahmad, popular in social circles as Maqsood Uri, by the Advisor to incumbent J&K LG, Farooq Khan in a ceremony held at SP College M.A Road Srinagar. Maqsood has become the first journalist from AIR Srinagar station having been honoured with the prestigious award.
Notably, Maqsood is a post-graduate (PG) in Mass Communication and Journalism from Kashmir University and hailing from a far flung area of Uri.
Among others felicitated by AIILSG on the occasion included popular NDTV Anchor Ravish Kumar, former Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Masood Samoon, Director Doordarshan Srinagar Dr N S Manhas, Producer DDK Gulzaar Ahmed Lone, famous Kashmiri Sufi singer Abdul Rashid Hafiz and Sheena singer Yousuf Naseem.