National and International prizes in various field – English notes
- Param Vir Chakra: It is India’s highest award for bravery.
- Mahavir Chakra: It is the second-highest gallantry award.
- Vir Chakra: It is the third-highest gallantry award.
- Ashok Chakra: It is the highest peace-time gallantry award
It is the highest civilian award in India. Presented by the Government of India for exceptional public service and rarest achievements in the field of art, literature, and science. However, Instituted in 1954.
It is Instituted in 1957 and named after Ramon Magsaysay, the former President of the Philippines. This award is given annually on August 31. This award is given for outstanding contributions to public service, community leadership, journalism, literature and creative arts and international understanding. It is also regarded as the Nobel Prize of Asia.
Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
It is Instituted in 1965 by the Government of India and given annually to persons for outstanding contributions to international understanding and goodwill among the people of the world.
It is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959, to honor and respect the musical accomplishments of performers for the year 1958.
It is Instituted in 1929 and conferred annually by the Academy of Motion Pictures in the USA. The first Indian to get an Oscar was Bhanu Athaiya for the movie ‘Gandhi’. Satyajit Ray was the first Indian awarded Oscar for lifetime achievements in cinema in 1992.
UNESCO Peace Prize
It is Presented by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)for extraordinary contributions for international peace.
It is Instituted in 1917 and named after the US Publisher Joseph Pulitzer for accomplishments in journalism, literature, and music.
Right Livelihood Award
It is Instituted in 1980 by the Right Livelihood Society, London. it is also known as an alternate Nobel Award. This award is given to promote and contribute to the fields of environment and social justice.
UNESCO Human Rights Award
It is Presented by UNESCO for contributions in the field of Human Rights Awareness. It is given every alternate year.
Man Booker Prize
It is the highest literary award to authors of British, Irish and Commonwealth countries established in 1969. It is renamed as Man Booker Prize, as the sponsorship has been taken over by the Man Group, an international stockbroker.
Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize
It Instituted in 1995 by the Government of India for international peace on the lines of Nobel Prize.
UN Human Rights Award
It is presented by the UN for personal contribution to the cause of human rights. It is presented every sixth year.
World Food Prize
It is presented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for the cause of agriculture and food development.
Indira Gandhi Award For International Peace, Disarmament and Development
It is presented by Indira Gandhi Memorial Fund in India for a specialized contribution in the field of international disarmament and development.
It is the second-highest civilian award for distinguished services in any field including Government service. Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree are the other important civilian awards.
Bhartiya Jnanpith Awards
It is Instituted in 1965 for distinguished works in any recognized language by a scholar.
Sahitya Akademy Awards
It is Instituted in 1955 for any exclusive writing in any of the 22 languages including English literature.
It is Instituted in 1991 by the K.K. Birla Foundation for any distinguished literary work made during the last 10 years in any of the Indian languages.
It is Instituted in 1992 by the K.K. Birla Foundation for outstanding contribution to Hindi literature.
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards
This award is given to the Indian scientists for their exceptional performance.
It is Instituted in 1985 given by the Sports Ministry, Government of India to sports coaches.
It is Instituted in 1961 given by the Sports Ministry, Government of India for the special achievements in different types of sports.
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