IMPORTANT AWARDS / HONOURS – STATIC GK FOR SSC, IBPS/ SBI – PO/ CLERK

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Awards / HonoursConferring AgencyDetailsInstituted (year)AmountPhoto
Bharat RatnaGovernment  of India Given for exceptional services towards the advancement of art, science and literature and in recognition of public services of the highest order in any field. (Highest National Award)1954Rs. 11  Lakhs

Padma VibhushanGovernment  of India2nd Highest Civilian Honour
Given for exceptional and distinguished services in any field including services rendered by Government employees.
1954

Padma BhushanGovernment
of India
Third highest national award given for distinguished services in any field.1954

Padma ShriGovernment
of India
 Fourth highest national award given for distinguished services in any field.1954

Bharatiya Jnanpith AwardBharaliya
Jnanpith
Given to distinguished writer of various modem Indian languages,1964-65Rs.7
lakhs

Moortidevi
Award
Bharatiya
Jnanpith
Given for depiction of value of human life In various modernIndian languages and in English1984Rs.2
lakhs
 
Sahitya Akedemi
Award
Sahitya AkademiFor distinguished and outstaoiling literary contribution in 22 Indian languages including English in past 5 years.1955Rs.1
lakh

Saraswati SammanK.K. Birla
Foundation
For an outstanding literary work in any language included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India in the past 10 years. Recognised as most prestigious literary honour in the country.1991Rs.5
lakhs

Vachaspati AwardK.K. Birla
Foundation
For distinguished and creative writing in Sanskrit1992Rs. 1.5
lakhs
Bharat Bharati
Award
Uttar Pradesh Hindi SansthanFor creative writing and conlinued service in Hindi literature1986Rs. 2.5
lakhs
Booker PrizeBooker Company & British Publishers AssociationHighest literary award for dia anguished literary contribution by Irish or other writers of Commonwealth Nations1968Pound 60,000

David Cohen
Award
British Art CouncilHighest literary award of BritainPound 49,000
Common wealth Writer’s AwardGiven to distinguished writers of Commonwealth Nations of Eurasia1987Pound 10,000
Gaunkoo Pre
Award
Gaunkoo
Academy
(France)
Highest literary award of France1993Franc 50
Arjuna AwardHuman Resource Development Ministry (Government of India) Sports Deptt.Outstanding contribution in the field of sports1961Rs.
5 lakhs

Dronacharya
Award
Human Resource Development Ministry (Government of India) Sports Deptt.For distinguished services by coaches of different games1985Rs.
5 lakhs

Rajiv Gandhi Khel RatnaFor outstanding performance in the field of sports / games1991Rs.
7.5 lakhs

C.K. Naidu AwardBoard of Control for Cricket of IndiaFor extraordinary.performance in cricket (outside or inside ground)1994Rs.
15 lakhs

Olympic Gold
Order
Intemational Olympic
Committee
For distinguished contribution for promotion and enrichment of Olympic revolution

Nobel
Prizes
Nobel Foundation, Sweden (Peace); Parliamentary Committee of
Norway Swedish Academy (Literature); Bank
of Sweden (Economics); Nobel Assembly of
Carolinska Institute (Medicine); Royal Sweden
Academy of Sciences (Physics & Chemistry)
Given annually on December
10 for outstanding works in the fields of Physics,
Chemistry, Physiology & Medicine, Literature,
Peace and Economics (established in 1967);
Most prestigious award in the world.
190110 million Swedish Kronar

Magsaysay
Award
Ramon Magsaysay
(Philippines) Foundation
 Given annually on August 31, the birth anniversary of Magsaysay, for outstanding contribution to public service, community leadership, joumalism, literature and creative arts and international understanding. It is equivalent to the Nobel Prize in Asia 1957Dollar 50,000 Dollar

Right Livelihood
Award
Right
Livelihood
Society based in British’s
Isle of Man but with a
Staff in
Stockholm
Given annually for practical and exemplary solutions to real problem of today. Also called “Alternate Nobel Prize”.1980Dollar 2.5 lakhs

Jawaharlal
Nehru
Award for
International Understanding
Council of
Cultural
Relations of India
Given to persons for outstanding contributions to the promotion of international understanding, goodwill and friendship1965Rs.
15 lakhs

Indira Gandhi
Award for International
Peace, Disarrnament and Development
Indira Gandhi
Memorial Fund
Given for outstanding costribution to disarmament and development1986Rs.
33 lakhs

UNESCO Peace AwardUNESCOOften called the ‘Little Nobel Award”, given to individuals or groups for their contribution to peace1989$ 25,000
UN Human Rights AwardUNGiven every five years for individual contribution to the establishment of Human Rights1966
Ambedkar International
Award
Government of IndiaGiven for outstanding contnbut ion in the social & economic fields, particularly for the uplift-ment of downtrodden1993Rs.
50.000
Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana AwardRajiv Gandhi Memorial FundGiven for outstanding contribution for promotion of peace and cordial relations.Rs. 2.5 lakhs

Mahatma Gandhi Peace PrizeGovernment of India (Highest Award of India)Instituted to mark the 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, to be conferred on an individual who contributes important literaary and artistic work to the cause. It is on the Ines of Nobel Prize.1995US $ 10,000

Owen Global
Prize
Given biennaly ban individual who has made significant and lasting contributions of enduring quality to society from the.background of sports.1993
Templeton PrizeNamed after John M. Templeton, a
Presbyterian of Nassau, Bahamas.
Conferred for progress in religion
1972
Pulitzer PrizeNamed after the US Publisher Joseph Pulitzer. Conferred annually in the USA for outstanding works in joumalism, literature and music1970

Dada Saheb Phalke AwardMinistry of I
& Broadcasting, Government of India
Highest award in the field of films, is given to a film Personality for his/her outstanding contribution to the growth and develo ment of Indian Cinema1969Rs.
2 lakhs

Dada Kondke AwardThe Maharashtra
Government
Award for the best rural film in memory of Marathl actor and film maker, Dada Kondke1998Rs.
25,000
Kalidas SammanThe MadhyPradesh Governmenttiles given annualy for excellence in four different art forms altema- lively : Classical Music,Dance, Theatre and Plastic artsRs. 1 lakh
Saraswati AwardSri Kailashnath Trust, NasikConferred on Individuals related 10 various fields-social service, arts and ancient learnings.1991Rs. 5 lakhs
Kalinga AwardKalinga Foundation Trust, OrissaIt is conferred for popularisallon of science by UNESCO1952Pound 1000
Maulana Abul kalam TrophyGovernment of India, Sports Department1956-57Rs. 1
lakh

Tulsi SammanGovernmant of Madhya pradesh, Department of CultureFor Folk performance1983Rs. 1 lakh
Lata Mangeshkar
Samman
Governmant of Madhya pradesh, Department of CultureFor composing light music1989Rs. 1 lakh
Indira Gandhi Paryavran
puraskar
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of IndiaAn award for significant scientific or field work for the protection of EnvironmentRs. 1 lakh


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