Jamnalal Bajaj Awards, 2014

Apply for the Jamnalal Bajaj Awards, 2014
 The awards given by the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation sets up to continue the legacy of Late Mr. Jamnalal Bajaj to serve the society with several categories like constructive work, application of science and technology in rural development, development and welfare of women and child and promotion of Gandhian values outside India.

The award is given to recognize and suitably reward and honour the efforts of men and women who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and ideals which Mr. Jamnalal Bajaj, a close associate and fifth adopted son of Gandhiji, had cherished all his life.

The awards are categorized into three national awards to be given to the individuals for their efforts in the aforesaid areas and an international award to be given to an individual, working towards promotion of Gandhian thoughts, holding a foreign passport and nationality for promoting Gandhian values outside India.  Read more about Jamnalal Bajaj Awards 2014

The awards carry a Citation, a Trophy and a sum of Rupees 5 lakhs or its equivalent foreign currency (for the international award).

About Jamnalal Foundation
The Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation was established in 1976 for promoting Gandhian constructive programs and assisting constructive workers who devoted themselves to the national cause.

The Foundation has undertaken several rural development programmes in the Wardha district, Maharashtra, Kheri district and Shikohabad near Ferozabad in Uttar Pradesh. It also extends financial assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in social and welfare programs. Read more about Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation

Award Categories

•      Award for Outstanding Contribution in Constructive Work
An individual , to qualify for nomination, under this category of award should have done an outstanding contribution in doing constructive work in one or more areas. The areas include a wide spectrum ranging from rural development in sanitation and infrastructure, healthcare, education, income generation activities to development of agriculture and local leadership in the villages.
For more information on criteria and process to apply please click here.

•      Award for Outstanding Contribution in Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Contribution toward development of rural India with the assistance of Science and Technology calls for nomination under this category of award. The beneficiaries under it include rural residents, tribal Indian and less privileged/ marginalized sections of the society. The areas for development include agriculture, animal husbandary, ensuring water supply in these areas etc.
For more information on criteria and process to apply please click  here.

•      Award for Outstanding Contribution in Development and Welfare of Women and Children and/or Gandhian Constructive Work by Women Workers
The award is given to the individuals who contribute towards the development of women and children on the grounds of education, employment and rehabilitation, medical care and legal aid, etc.
For more information on criteria and process to apply please click here.
•     Outstanding Contribution in Promotion of Gandhian Values Outside India by Individuals other than Indian Citizens
This award was instituted in the year 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of  Shri Jamnalal Bajaj. This award recognizes the contribution of individuals outside India towards promotion of peace and harmony, abolishing exploitation and introducing innovative work in the fields of societal benefit following Gandhian principles.
For more information on criteria and process to apply please click here.
Apply to the Jamnalal Bajaj Awards. The last date for nomination in the National category is  January 15, 2014 and the International category is. February 28, 2014.

Read more about Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation. For any assistance on the nomination procedure, you can get in touch with Ms. Shubhangi Karkannavar on 022-22023626 Ext 306 Email: shubhangi@jamnalalbajajfoundation.orgshubhangi.ra@gmail.com or Mr. Bhoja Shettigar on 022-22023626 Ext 303 / 308 Email: info@jamnalalbajajfoundation.org


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