The Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited applications for the Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2019. The National Awards are recognized every year to individuals, groups, institutions for their extraordinary work for the empowerment of women, especially for vulnerable and marginalized women.
Around 40 Nari Shakti Awards will be given at the International Women’s Day to be celebrated on 8 March 2020.
Details of eligibility criteria and guidelines are available on the portal www.narishaktipuraskar.wcd.gov.in. Applications / nominations should be submitted on the portal for consideration. The last date for submission of applications / nominations is 7 January 2020.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development is the nodal ministry for the welfare of women and has been celebrating International Women’s Day every year by honoring prestigious organizations and institutions for the prestigious services rendered by them in the field of women empowerment with the Nari Shakti Puraskar.