Jawaharlal Nehru Award
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|The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding|
|International Civilian award for contributions to the promotion of international understanding, goodwill and friendship among people of the world|
|Sponsored by||Government of India|
|Reward(s)||₹ 2.5 million|
|First winner||U Thant|
It was established in 1965 and is administered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) to people "for their outstanding contribution to the promotion of international understanding, goodwill and friendship among people of the world". The money constituent of this award is 2.5 million rupees.
The following people have received this award. No prize was awarded in 1986 and between 1995 and 2003; the last award was in 2009.
- "Nehru Award". Indian Council for Cultural Relations. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "Nehru Award Recipients". Indian Council for Cultural Relations. Government of India. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
- According to Bhagavathi Vivekanandan: Global Visions of Olof Palme, Bruno Kreisky and Willy Brandt. International Peace and Security, Co-operation, and Development. Springer International Publishing, Cham 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-33710-4, p. 16, Palme received the award in 1987 (he died in 1986).
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