Awards And Honours

Saraswati Samman

The Saraswati Samman is an annual award for outstanding prose or poetry literary works in any Indian language listed in Schedule VIII of the Constitution of India. It is named after an Indian goddess of learning and is considered to be among the highest literary awards in India. The award consists of Rs 10 lakh, a citation and a plaque. The Saraswati Samman was instituted in 1991 by the K. K. Birla Foundation. Candidates are selected from literary works published in the previous ten years by a panel that included scholars and former award winners. Winner''s of Saraswati Samman Year Winner Work

International Gandhi Peace Prize

The Government of India launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is a very prestigious Award and carries an amount of 10 million rupees, a citation and a Plaque. The Award is selected by a Jury under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister. This is an annual award given to individuals and institutions for their outstanding contributions towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods for amelioration of human suffering particularly of the less privileged sections of

Moortidevi Award

This Award carries the memory of Moortidevi, mother of Late Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, founder of Bharatiya Jnanpith. This Award is presented for a contemplative or intellectual work, which underlines and expresses Indian philosophy and cultural heritage based on wider ideals and human values. It is conferred on the litterateur who is alive. The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari presented the "26th Moorti Devi Award" to Shri Haraprasad Das, one of the most influential contemporary poet and thinker in Odia Literature at a function organized by Bharatiya Jnanpith on 4th February 2014. T

Navlekhan Award

A writer’s genius blossoms best in the natural climate of his mother tongue. The medium of language has, thus, a regional character. In effect, however, the production of a literary masterpiece becomes a national achievement and an international asset. Although a writer because of an inner urge and a number of factors contribute to the creation of a literary masterpiece, social recognition and expression of national indebtedness reassure him that he is widely read, respected and loved. National awards and presentation of purses are tokens of such recognition. In India, though there are a numbe

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