Mr. Shashank Kr. Dwivedi, Editor, Technical Today was awarded prestigious YS Research Excellence award 2016 at Doon University, Uttarakhand for his contribution in the field of Science Journalism. He delivered a lecture at the National Conference on “ Role & Concerns of Citizens in Good Governance” organized by YS Research Foundation of Public Administration at Doon University on 30 August 2016. The aim of this conference is to understand the participation of general public in our Indian Governance. Mr. Dwivedi specifically emphasized “ Role of Science & Technology in Good Governance” in his lecture . Participants and experts from several states attended the programme . The chief guest at the programme was Mr. Harish Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand Government .The programme was presided over by Padamshri Leeladhar Jagudi , Vice Chancellor of Doon University, Dr.(Prof.) V.K.Jain was special guest and Director of Foundation Mr.Sushil Kr.Singh was the organizer of this programme. It was very well attended by enthusiastic and appreciative audience of Doon University.