Bharatiya Jnanpith Award

The Bharatiya Jnanpith Award is one of the most prestigious literary awards of India. It was instituted on 22nd May, 1961, the 50th birthday of late Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, the founder of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Trust – a literary and cultural organisation founded in...

Non-Governmental Awards

Bharatiya Jnanpith Award: The Bharatiya Jnanpith Award, which is one of the most prestigious literary awards of India, was instituted on 22nd May, 1961, the 50th birthday of late Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, the founder of the Bharatiya Jnanpith – a literary and cultural...

Moortidevi Award

Moortidevi Award is a literary award instituted in 1983 by the Bharatiya Jnanpith in the memory of Smt. Moorti Devi, mother of Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, the founder of Bharatiya Jnanpith. The Award is given to literary works of contemplative or intellectual nature,...

Deshikottam Award

The Deshikottam Award is the highest honor bestowed by Visva-Bharati University, a renowned Indian university founded by Rabindranath Tagore. The term “Deshikottam” translates to “Jewel of the Land” in Bengali. It recognises individuals for...

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

The Indira Gandhi Award for Peace, Disarmament and Development or simply ‘Indira Gandhi Peace Prize’ was instituted in 1986 by Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh and a citation. The Indira Gandhi Peace Prize is given to...

Gandhi Peace Prize

The Gandhi Peace Prize was instituted by the Government of India on October 2, 1995 to coincide with the 125th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The objective of this annual award is to promote and encourage Gandhian values world-wide. The award is given to...
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