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Archana Shukla

Archana Shukla

Associate Editor Rural Affairs, Healthcare for CNBC TV18


Archana tracks stories from rural India and its impact on rural economy through her show 'What's Ailing Rural India'. Archana travels extensively to the interiors of the country to report the ground realities on rural healthcare, agrarian crisis, droughts, rural development and consumption cycles. Her comprehensive rural coverage has received many awards, most prominent being the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in 'Business & Economics' category for the year 2015. She has also received the Exchange4Media News Broadcast Award (ENBA) 2015 for her continuing and comprehensive coverage of rural issues through 2015. At Mumbai Press Club's RedInk Awards 2017, Archana bagged two awards - one in the Healthcare category for her report on drug abused Punjab and second for her report on naxal affected Bastar economy in the Business reporting category.

Archana is also responsible for pharmaceutical and healthcare reportage. She is an astute pharmaceutical observer and provides in-depth analysis of Indian as well as global pharma and healthcare developments. Archana has also moderated panel discussions at premier events like BioAsia, CPHI. Archana's experience in journalism spans over 12 years. She has worked with leading broadcast organizations like NDTV Profit and print organizations like Diligent Media Corporation (DNA) and Infomedia. Archana is a Microbiology graduate from Mumbai University and has a Masters degree in Journalism from Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai.

Articles by Archana Shukla

US assures aid to Hyderabad-based Biological E to supply 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses
Healthcare 15 Mar 10:32 PM IST

US assures aid to Hyderabad-based Biological E to supply 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

  • Biological E has five COVID-19 vaccine candidates being developed individually or in partnership, the primary one being developed with Johnson and Johnson
Economy 08 Mar 10:52 PM IST

Maharashtra, Karnataka join other states to report revenue deficit for first time in years

Maharashtra announced an estimated revenue deficit of around Rs 10,200 crore for FY21-22, while Karnataka estimated it to be over Rs 15,134 crore

Healthcare 23 Dec 06:08 PM IST

Get Schooled: How schools coped with COVID-forced digital transformation in 2020

Healthcare 30 Nov 09:17 AM IST

Serum COVID vaccine safety concerns: Co threatens to countersue volunteer; experts seek transparency

Healthcare 20 Oct 11:09 PM IST

India considering to remove plasma therapy from national COVID-19 treatment guidelines

Healthcare 30 Sep 07:17 PM IST

EXPLAINED: Findings of the second National Sero-Survey