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Recommendations/nominations for Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Sanskrit, Oriya, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam scholars
The Scheme for the Award of the Certificates of Honours was introduced in the year 1958 to honour the scholars of Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian languages and extended to cover Classical Oriya, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu and Classical Malayalam from the year 2016. Under this Scheme, a Certificate of Honour along with a onetime monetary grant of Rs.5,00,000/- (Approx. 7700 USD) each is awarded to Scholars of eminence over 60 years of age with outstanding contribution in the field of each of these languages.
The scheme also provides for one International Award of Certificate of Honour to aNon-resident Indianor person of non-Indian origin with outstanding contributions in the field of Sanskrit and Two International Awards (one each for person of Indian and Non-Indian Origin) in each of the languages of Classical Oriya, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu and Classical Malayalam. These prestigious Awards are presented by the Hon’ble President of India.
Nominations/Recommendations [in the prescribed proforma] with the cover entitled Recommendation/Nomination for Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Sanskrit/Oriya/Kannada/Telugu/Malayalam Scholar should reach Consulate General of India; Commerce, Education, Culture & Information Section; #201-325 Howe Street; Vancouver; BC - V6C 1Z7 latest by Monday, 02 April 2018, for in order to complete timely internal processing and onward transmission to Government of India.