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Jammu, November 16:

Government has sought nomination for this year’s state awards conferred to the individuals on Republic Day for excellence in different fields.

As per the notification issued by General Administration Department (GAD), government has sought names of individuals and organizations who have contributed in public life and making a notable mark in social fields in the state.

Nominations for granting State Awards could be made by social organization, sports bodies. NGOs, universities. J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages. Administrative Secretaries in relation to awards for meritorious Public Service, Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners.


The categories include, award for bravery, award for achievements in the field of literature, awards for performing arts, award for excellence in arts and crafts. award for social reforms and empowerment. award for meritorious public service (two awards shall be reserved for Non-Gazetted officials).

Award for life time achievements in any other field. award for outstanding sports persons. award for outstanding media persons. award for outstanding environmentalists. award for outstanding Industrial entrepreneurship.