Ganga Sharan Singh Award

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Ganga Sharan Singh Award
गंगाशरण सिंह पुरस्कार
Award for promotion of the Hindi Language
Awarded forLiterary award in India
Sponsored byKendriya Hindi Sansthan, Government of India
First awarded1989
Last awarded2007
Highlights
Total awarded90
Websitewww.hindisansthan.org/hi/awards/gangasharan_awards.html

Ganga Sharan Singh Award (Devnagari: गंगाशरण सिंह पुरस्कार) is a literary honour in India which Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, (Central Hindi Organization), Ministry of Human Resource Development, annually confers on writers of outstanding works in Hindi Literature.[1] It is also a Hindi Sevi Samman and is given to number of Hindi experts for playing their important role in promoting the Hindi language.[2]

History[edit]

The award was established by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in 1989 on the name of the Great Hindi Linguist & Freedom Fighter Ganga Sharan Singh. It was first awarded in 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhandarkar, Benegal honoured with Hindi promotion award". Sify.com. June 20, 2012.
  2. ^ Nair, Sangeeta (May 30, 2017). "President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards". Jagran Josh.