Applications online invited for nomination to the highest civilian awards of the country

Chandigarh, July 13 – Haryana Government has invited applications online for nomination to the highest civilian awards of the country, the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree.
While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the awards seek to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and are given by Government of India for distinguished and exceptional achievements or service in all fields or disciplines, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry. The online application can be sent directly to the Government of India at upto September 15, 2016. Application alongwith recommendations could be sent through the State Government at for which the cut off date is August 10, 2016.
He said that the prestigious Padma Awards would be announced by Government of India on the occasion of Republic Day-2017.