National Hindi Sevi Samman Awards announced

Central Hindi Institute Director N.K. Pandey announced the names of writers from different categories for the prestigious Hindi Sevi Samman Awards.


The awardees will receive Rs 5 lakh each, a citation and a shawl from President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in May 2017. 

The Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Award for Hindi journalism will be awarded to Rahul Dev and Baldev Bhai Sharma. 
Professor S. Shesharatnam (Andhra Pradesh), M. Govind Rajan (Tamil Nadu), Harmahendra Singh Bedi (Punjab) and H. Subadani Devi (Manipur) have been selected from non-Hindi speaking states for their contribution to the Hindi language. 
Foreign Hindi writers selected for the award are Professor Fujii Takeshi (Japan) and Professor Gabriela Nik Ilieva (New York) while the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) who get the awards are Pushpita Avasthi (Netherlands) and Padmesh Gupt (London).
Takeaways from above News-
  • National Hindi Sevi Samman Awards announced by Central Hindi Institute Director N.K. Pandey
  • The Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Award awarded to Rahul Dev and Baldev Bhai Sharma
  • The awardees will receive Rs 5 lakh each from President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in May 2017. 

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Source- The Hindu

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