Awards and Honours – General Knowledge 1

Award is a certificate of excellence, which is given to an individual or a group of people to identify and recognize their excellence in a particular field. Often it is given in the form of a title, certificate, medals, trophy etc. It may carry a monetary prize and it may come simply with a public acknowledgement. Usually, awards are given by an organization or a government body.

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Below is a list of most renowned awards:

Noble Prize Noble Prize are for Contributions to society
Bharat Ratna It  is India’s highest civilian award, awarded for the highest degrees of national service
Pulitzer Prize Pulitzer awards are for Literacy achievement
Padma Awards: Padma VibhushanPadma Bhushan and Padma ShriPadma awards are for exceptional and distinguished service in any field including service rendered by Government servants.
Gallantry Awards: Param Vir Chakra (PVC), Ashok Chakra, Shaurya Chakra   These awards are given for appreciating the brave and gallant
The Golden Peacock Awards It is recognised worldwide as the hallmark of corporate excellence. It builds the Brand Equity and inspires and aligns the entire workforce.
Manthan Award  It is an initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity.
Arjun Awards Arjuna Award is given for Excellence in sports
FiFi Awards The FiFi Awards  honor the fragrance industry’s creative achievements
International Gandhi Peace Prize This award is given to individuals and institutions for their contributions towards social, economic and political revolution through non-violence and Gandhian philosophy. The award carries Rs. 10 million in cash.
Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award
is for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics
and Management
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports.
GREEN STAR AWARDS The Green Star Awards recognize those who have made extraordinary efforts to respond to environmental disasters around the world.

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