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Nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award open till Aug 15

The online nomination or recommendation process for the Sardar Patel National Unity Award is open till August 15.

Updated Jul 02, 2021 16:48 PM

Nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award open till Aug 15

The nominations or recommendations are being received online on the Ministry of Home Affairs' website https://nationalunityawards.mha.gov.in.

The Union government has instituted the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of the country in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The awards seek to recognise notable and inspiring contributions to promote the cause of national unity and integrity and to reinforce the value of a strong and united India.

Any citizen of India without distinction of religion, race, caste, gender, place of birth, age or occupation, and any institution/organisation would be eligible for the award.

"Any Indian national or institution or organisation based in India may nominate an individual or institution or organisation for consideration for this award. Individuals, institutions or organisations may also nominate themselves. State governments, UT administrations and ministries of the government of India may also send nominations for the award," the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

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