With less than five months to announce national awards called “Padma Awards” for the year 2015 coinciding with the Republic Day in January, the government has begin the process of receipts of nominations for the Padma Awards, which include Padmashri and Padmabhusan.
It sought nominations to be sent to the Union Home Ministry, at the address mentioned below in the prescribed proforma alongwith a brief narrative citation, nor more than two pages containing 800 words:
Home Minister/Home Secretary
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
The last date for receipt of the nominations for the Padma Awards is September 15, 2014. Nominations received without the prescribed proforma and citation will not be considered.
For further details click ‘Award and Medals’ on the Union Home Ministry’s website: www.mha.nic.in
The proforma for application is available on the Union Home Ministry’s website with the link: