URL Journalism Award established
Pokhara, Dec 9: The United Reference Laboratory (URL) based at New Road of Pokhara has established the URL Journalism Award.
During a ceremony held on Thursday to mark the 3rd anniversary, URL's Managing Director, Thakur Prasad Pant, said the URL Journalism Award will be conferred annually to a single journalist based in Province no 4 for covering the health sector.
The award will carry a purse of Rs 15,000 in cash prize, a copper plate and a shawl. The URL has provided services to around 14,000 individuals by running 27 separate cost-free blood test camps in Pokhara and the surrounding areas. RSS