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6 Awards
ONGOING NOMINATIONS
Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards
Established in : 1961
Ministry of Home Affairs

As the name of the award suggests, the award is given to a person for saving someone’s life. The award is given for meritorious act of humane nature in saving the life of a person in cases like drowning in water, accidents, fire incidents, electrocution, natural calamities, rescue operation in mines etc

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Nari Shakti Puraskar
Established in : 1999
Ministry of Women and Child Development

1. In the past few years, there have been concerted efforts by the Government to recognize and encourage women to participate in all spheres and issues related to women have gained utmost importance and focused attention. "Nari Shakti Puraskars" shall showcase the Government's commitment towards women with the aim of strengthening their position in the society.

2. Nari Shakti Puraskar will also provide an opportunity to Young Indians to understand the contribution of women in building of society and the nation.

3. The awards will inspire the individuals and institutions to follow the league of awardees.

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National Awards for Outstanding Services in the Field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Established in : 2015
Department of Social Justice and Empowerment

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is the nodal Ministry for drug demand reduction. It coordinates and monitors all aspects of drug abuse prevention which include assessment of the extent of the problem, preventive action, treatment and rehabilitation of addicts, dissemination of information and public education. The Ministry provides community-based services for the identification, treatment and rehabilitation of addicts through voluntary organizations. In order to recognize the efforts, and encourage excellence in the Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse and rehabilitation of its victims, awards will be presented, once in two years starting from the year 2016, for the most effective or outstanding services as individuals as well as institutions in the prevention of abuse of :-

(a) Alcohol;

(b) Narcotic Drugs;

(c) Psychotropic Substances;

(d) Other Addictive Substances (Except tobacco and its products) e.g. cough syrups, correction fluid, etc.

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Padma Awards
Established in : 1954
Ministry of Home Affairs

The Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian honour of India, are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day. The Awards are given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of higher order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field of activity. There ought to be an element of public service in the achievements of the person to be selected for these Awards.

 

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Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Award
Established in : 2018
Department of Telecommunications

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Awards have been instituted by Ministry of Communications, Government of India to encourage and stimulate/ inspire Telecom Skill ecosystem by rewarding the successful telecom skilled people and institutions of India annually for their exemplary and outstanding contributions in the areas of Telecom Skilling, Telecom Services, Telecom Manufacturing, Telecom Applications in deploying telecom dependent sectoral solutions for different fields such as agriculture, commerce, health, education etc.

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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award
Established in : 1994
Department of Youth Affairs

The objectives of the award are:

1. To recognize the achievements of the person in the field of adventure.

2. To encourage young people to develop the spirit of endurance, risk-taking, cooperative teamwork, and quick, ready, and effective reflexes in challenging situations.

3. To provide incentives to the young people for getting exposed to the adventure activities.

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