Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award

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Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award
महापंडित राहुल सांकृत्यायन पुरस्कार
Category Travel Literature (2 Individuals)
Description Literary award
in India
Instituted 1989
First awarded 1993
Last awarded 2007
Total awarded 30
Awarded by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Government of India
First awardee(s) Dr. Kamala Sankrityayan
Dr. Shyam Singh Rashi
Last awardee(s) Dr. Puran Chandra Joshi
Hariram Meena

Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award (Devnagari: महापंडित राहुल सांकृत्यायन पुरस्कार) is a literary honor in India which Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, (Central Hindi Organization), Ministry of Human Resource Development, annually confers on writers of outstanding works in Hindi Travel Literature (यात्रा वृतांत). It is also called Hindi Sevi Samman or Rahul Sankrityayan National Award and is given to number of Hindi experts for playing their important role in promoting the Hindi language..

History[edit]

The award was established by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in 1989 on the name of the Father of Hindi Travel Literature Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan. It was first awarded in 1993 to Dr. Kamala Sankrityayan & Dr. Shyam Singh Rashi.

Honour[edit]

Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award is awarded for the Development Travelog & Research and analytical works in Hindi every year by the President Of India.

Award Recipients[edit]

Year Name Presenter
1993 (Late) Dr. Kamala Sankrityayan
1993 Dr. Shyam Singh Rashi
1994 Shankar Dalal Singh
1994 Vishwanath Iyer
1995 Vishnu Prabhakar
1995 Dr. Rajendra Awasthi
1996 Dr. Prabha Khaitan
1996 Dr. Chandrakant Mahadev Bandiwadekar
1997 Dr. Rameshwar Dayal Dubey
1997 Katil Ganapati Sharma
1998 Dr. Rajmal Bora
1998 (Late) Dr. Nagendranath Upadhyaya
1999 (Late) Dr. Shashiprabha Shastri
1999 Dr. Seetesh Alok
2000 (Late) Shailesh Matiyani
2000 Dr. V. Govind Shenay
2001 Dr. Kamal Kishore Goenka
2001 Dr.Viveki Rai
2002 Dr. Ramdaras Mishra
2002 Dr. S Takanmadi Amma
2003 Krishnanath Mishra
2003 Dinneshwar Prasad
2004 Amritlal Veghad
2004 Virendra Kumar Baranwal
2005 Bhagwan Singh
2005 Dr. Ramesh Chandrashah
2006 Dr. Sadhana Saxena
2006 Pro. Shekhar Pathak
2007 Dr. Puran Chandra Joshi Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil
2007 Hariram Meena Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil

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