Apratim Media commenced these Awards in 2010 and it is in the loop since for honoring Working Journalists of all media types like Print, Electronic, and Internet or New Media. During the time, more than 100 journalists from rural to metro cities have been felicitated with the crown of Chauthastambh Awards. Award Ceremony was conducted at Mumbai, Pune, and Aurangabad in presence of various renowned personalities. The Chauthastambh (Fourth Estate) Awards for Specialized Journalism honors the journalists who work effectively in their concerned beats like Environment, Agriculture, Rural Development, Cooperative, Politics, Local Bodies, Crime Reports, Sports, Art & Culture, Entertainment, Education, Health, Women, Youth, Industry & Trade, etc. The Selection Committee of Awards scrutinizes the content (News, Features, Special Story, Analysis, Investigative Journalism Reports, and Editorial too) written by reporters, sub-editors, or editors.