Preliminary activities are in progress for the State Media Awards – 2015 organized by the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media in evaluating unique skills, talents and competencies of journalists in realization of the ultimate goal of creating a socially responsible media culture.  

Considering the criticisms leveled against the existing Award Ceremonies in Sri Lanka, a special committee comprising of representatives of state and private media institutions to determine the classification of awards and to formulate awarding criteria transparently in keeping with international standards.  The Award Ceremony will proceed on recommendations of the aforesaid committee.

Creations published  / broadcast in the fields of newspapers, radio and television during year 2015 will be evaluated for these awards. All media institutions operated in Sri Lanka are invited to submit creations for this State Media Awards.