Panaji: The online version of Manorama Yearbook has won the CII Design Excellence Award, 2019, eclipsing various publications in India. It won in the category of 'Interaction Design for Consumer, Home and Personal Uses'.
Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha handed over the award to one of the design heads of Think Design Collaborative, a user experience (UX) consultation firm, at the 9th CII Design Excellence Award 2019 ceremony held in Goa on September 21.
The award has been instituted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to acknowledge and celebrate design and innovation.
Tthis year's jury panel included Prof. K Munshi (Former Head, IDC, IIT Bombay), Ekta Singh (Director, Amity School of Design, Amity University), Jaakko Waananen (CEO, Hellon, Finland), Prof. Sasi Gopal Menon (Dean, School of Fashion & Design, GD Goenka University), Ramneek Majithia (Director - Project Management, Global University Systems), Anant Chakradeo (MIT Institute of Design) and Toolika Gupta (Director, Indian Institute of Crafts and Design).
Manorama Yearbook, India's most popular annual knowledge encyclopedia, launched its digital platform (www.manoramayearbook.in) in December 2018. The online edition complements the print version by providing daily updates on current affairs, special stories, expert opinions, quizzes and mock tests for Civil Services aspirants to stay ahead in the highly competitive UPSC examination race.
Those who buy the print version of the Yearbook – which hits the stands on Wednesday – can access the website through a coupon code provided in the hard copy. Subscribers will be offered a daily dose of news, views, statistics and more carefully curated by the online team of Manorama Yearbook.
First published in 1959, Manorama Yearbook is available in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali.
The original remit of the Yearbook was to bridge the knowledge divide that existed in society. Over the years, the Yearbook has proved to be the perfect guide for students by presenting unique perspectives on general knowledge and current affairs.