“An acclaimed journalist, writer and political commentator, Vinod Mehta (1942-2015) was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Outlook from 1995 to 2012. He has also been editor of different newspapers and magazines such as The Pioneer, The Sunday Observer and The Indian Post.He was also the president of the Editors Guild of India.”
“Steve Coll (b.1958) is a renowned American journalist-author who has won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize twice – the first in 1990 for ‘explanatory reporting’and then in 2005, in the category of general fiction, for his acclaimed book, ‘Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2011’. ”
The Entrepreneurs are wealth creators and job- generators and the real change- makers of the society.
Very rarely are academicians feted, but educators change the society more than anyone else.
This category is about outstanding minister or a bureaucrat who has done some splendid work