Nari Shakti Puraskars-National Award for Women 2019
Nari Shakti Puraskars-National Award for Women
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi dated:11.09.2018
The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways & PUs.
Kolkata Metro & RDSO Lucknow.
Sub: Nari Shakti Puraskars – National Award for Women.
Ref: Ministry of Women & Child Development D.O. letter No. 21/1/2018-WD/IC dated 23.08.2018
As the Railways are aware. 8th March is celebrated all over the world as ‘International Women’s Day’ (IWD). Being nodal Ministry for welfare of women, Ministry of Women and Child Development has been celebrating IWD every year by felicitating eminent women, organizations and institutions with National awards called ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’. Accordingly, IWD will be celebrated on 8th March, 2019 and ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ will be awarded. In total, 40 Nari Shakti Puraskars (including individual and institutional) will be awarded. A copy of guidelines for IWD is enclosed. The nominations thereof are to be sent to Ministry of Women & Child Development by 31.10.2018 for further consideration by the Screening Committee/Selection Committee.
2. In view of the above, the Railways are requested to take necessary action in this regard. The nomination thereof should be forwarded to Railway Board in the format at Annexure I of the guidelines enclosed, alongwith a brief of the individual giving details of the distinguished services rendered by him/her in the field of women for the cause of women.
3. Since the nominations are to be forwarded to Ministry of Women & Child Development before 31M October, 2018, the Railways are requested to send the nomination, if any, from their Railway at FAX No. 011-23070939 by 10.10.2018.
4. In case no nomination is being suggested by the Railway, NIL information may also please be sent at FAX No. 011 -23070939.
Enel.: As above.
Joint Director E(LL)
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