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President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards

May 30, 2017 17:02 IST

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the Hindi Sevi Samman Awards to 26 eminent Hindi scholars for the year 2015 on 30 May 2017at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

The ceremony was attended by several dignitaries including the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar.

The awards were conferred to the scholars under 12 different categories for their contribution in the field of Hindi language and literature.

 President presents Hindi Samman awards

Background

The Hindi Sevi Samman Awards were established by the Central Hindi Institute, Agra in 1989.

The awards carry a cash prize of five lakh rupees and citation.

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Following is the list of awardees:

Ganga Sharan Singh Award: For work in the field of promotion and training of Hindi
• S. Shesharatnam
• M. Govind Rajan
• Harmahendra Singh Bedi
• H. Subadani Devi

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award: For work in the field of journalism and creative literature
• Baldev Bhai Sharma
• Rahul Dev

Atmaram Award: For work in the field of Science and Technology literature and Machinery growth
• Girish Chandra Saxena
• Phani Bhushan Das

 President presents Hindi Samman awards

Subramanyam Bharti Award: For work for promotion of Hindi in constructive or criticism way
• Surya Prasad Dixit
• Chandrakanta

Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award: For work in the field exploration and research as well as for description on its journey
• Chitra Mudgal
• Jai Prakash Kardam

Dr. George Grierson Award: Awarded to people of foreign origin for promotion and training of Hindi outside India
• Fujii Takeshi (Japan)
• Gabriela Nik Ilieva (New York)

 President presents Hindi Samman awards

Padmabhushan Dr. Moturi Satyanarayan Award: Awarded to people of Indian origin for promotion and training of Hindi outside India
• Pushpita Avasthi (Netherlands)
• Padmesh Gupt (London)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Award:
• B.R. Chhipa
• Daya Prakash Sinha

Deendayal Upadhyay Award
• Mahesh Chandra Sharma
• Rakesh Sinha

Swami Vivekanand Award:
• Shridhar Paradkar
• Sriranjan Suridev

Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Award:
• Nityanand Pandey
• Jagdish Prasad Singhal

Rajarshi Purushottam Das Tandon Award:
• Shivdutt Sharma
• Ashok Kumar Sharma

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