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National Mahatma Gandhi Award

  • 01 Oct 2021
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On September 30, 2021, Shivshekhar Shukla, Principal Secretary (Culture and Tourism), Madhya Pradesh informed that All World Gayatri Pariwar for the year 2019 and Bhatke Vimukt Vikas Pratishthan for the year 2020 have been selected for 'National Mahatma Gandhi Award'.

Key Points

  • These awards will be presented to both the organizations at the National Mahatma Gandhi Award ceremony to be held at Rabindra Bhavan on October 2, 2021, the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.
  • In the ceremony, all World Gayatri Parivar located in Haridwar and Bhatke Vimukta Vikas Pratishthan located in Yamgarwadi (Osmanabad) will be given income tax free Samman Rashi, Samman Patika, Shawl and Shriphal worth Rs.10 lakh.
  • It is noteworthy that in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi, the Government of Madhya Pradesh established this honor in the year 1995 with the aim of encouraging constructive initiative, communal harmony and social harmony in the society in line with Gandhi's philosophy of thought.
  • The National Mahatma Gandhi Award is the biggest honor of Madhya Pradesh given to any institution.
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