By press announcement, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had called for entries for the programme mentioned in the caption. The decision was made to jointly reward Professor Renu Jatana, a former dean of Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and Dr. Sagar Sanwariya, an assistant professor at Government Girl’s College in Nathdwara, Rajasthan, under this programme for their book Vittiye Prabhand.
- An Award scheme for writing books originally in Hindi on Economics/Banking/Financial issues was been introduced by the Reserve Bank of India.
- This programme aims to promote innovative research and writing in Banking Hindi. In 2018, a comparable awards programme was also introduced.
- For writing books on economics, banking, and finance that were initially published in Hindi, working or retired professors (including assistant and associate professors, etc.) at Indian universities recognised by the UGC may be eligible to receive one of three prizes for $125,000.00 each.