The GOI the Gandhi Prize in 1995 on the occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Shillong, March 13: The Government of India instituted the Gandhi Prize in 1995 on the occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as a tribute to the ideals espoused by Mahatma Gandhi. It is a prestigious Award carrying an amount of Rs. 1 Crore and a citation.

This Award is given to individual(s) and institution(s) for their outstanding contribution towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods, for amelioration of human sufferings, particularly of the less privileged sections of the society, contributing towards social justice and harmony. The Award is open to all persons regardless of nationality, race, creed or sex.

Intending individuals from East Khasi Hills District who desire their names to be recommended to the Government for the Award are required to send their nominations to the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong on or before the 2nd April, 2018. Detailed information may be obtained from the District Website:- http://eastkhasihills.gov.in.

 

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