Dr. George Grierson Award

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Dr. George Grierson Award
डॉ जॉर्ज ग्रियर्सन पुरस्कार
Award for promotion of the Hindi Language
Awarded forLiterary award in India
Sponsored byKendriya Hindi Sansthan, Government of India
First awarded1994
Last awarded2007
Total awarded15
First winnerDr. Lothar Lutze

The Dr. George Grierson Award (Devnagari: डॉ जॉर्ज ग्रियर्सन पुरस्कार) is a literary honor in India. It is conferred annually by Central Hindi Directorate, (Kendriya Hindi Sansthan), Ministry of Human Resource Development on writers of outstanding works in Hindi Literature. It is also a Hindi Sevi Samman[clarification needed] and is given to number of Hindi experts for playing their important role in promoting the Hindi language in abroad. It is awarded by the President Of India.

The award named after the linguist Dr. George Abraham Grierson was established by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in 1989.

Award recipients[edit]

Year Name Presenter Country
1994 Prof. Dr. Lothar Lutze Germany
1995 Dr. Maria Ksistof Briski Poland
1996 Dr. Odolen Smékal Czechoslovakia
1997 Dr. Rupert Snell United Kingdom
1998 Shri. Abhimanyu Anat Mauritius
1999 Pro. P.A Bashannikov Russia
2000 Pro. Jin Ding Han China
2001 Shri Naresh Bhartiya
Dr. Tomiyo Mijokami
2002 Dr. Maria Nejyeshi Hungary
2003 Shri. Toshio Tanaka Japan
2004 Dr. Ronald Stuart Maikgregar
2005 Dr. Indra Dasnayak
2006 Pro. Mariola Ofredi Italy
2007 Pro. Danuta Stashik Poland
2008 Pro. Herman Van Olphen United States
2009 Pro. Jeong Ho Lee South Korea

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