Jai Chandiram, the former Deputy Director-General of Doordarshan and renowned media person on 26 April 2013 was awarded with the lifetime achievement award by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT).
Chandiram was presented with the award at her brother’s residence in New Delhi as she is ailing from cancer.
About Jai Chandiram
• She is known for the contributions that she made towards Women’s Right
• She was the first Asian President of the IAWRT
• She was the Head of Department for television studies at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
• She was the Head of Department of media studies at the Central Institute of Education (CIET-NCERT)
• She also was the Head of Department at Educational Media Production Center of Indira Gandhi National Open University (EMPC-IGNOU)