The Sitaram Jindal Foundation is inviting nomination for the Jindal Prize in India. The Jindal prize is awarded to individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution for the welfare of people in the country. The purpose of this prize is inspired and supports people or organizations those engage in the service of community promoting peace, harmony and moral values. This year the prize will be given in the five categories such as The Jindal Prize for Rural Development & Poverty Alleviation, The Jindal Prize for Health – including drugless healing, the Jindal Prize for Education – with emphasis on moral upliftment, the Jindal Prize for Science, Technology and Environment and the Jindal Prize for Peace, Social Harmony & Development.
Sixth prize of Rs.1 crore can also be given as follows if the Jury agree:
Any nomination received in usual course and screened as per normal procedure through all channels may be subsequent by the Founder himself after getting clearance from the Foundation in respect of availability of additional funds. The Jury may approve or reject or defer it for the next year as per their sole discretion.
The Jindal Prizes Secretariat shall invite nominations annually to be considered for award of the Prizes. Only the work or contribution nominated in writing by a nominator will be eligible for consideration. A Self-nomination shall not be taken as a valid entry.
Any reputed person can propose any individual or organization except themselves. A person shall be entitled to make only one proposal in any given year.
Any individual or organization, having contributed towards welfare of Indian people shall be eligible for nomination those contributions is of exceptional nature and achievements made are transparent and open for public scrutiny He/she/they are not doing the activity for any commercial purpose or for profit motive.
The nominee is not an employee, family member or close relative of the Jindal group / its sister concerns / the Foundation / the Secretariat or any other persons associated with the prize scheme.
A foreign national who has contributed in India towards the welfare of Indian citizens shall also be eligible for nomination
Deadline: 30 June, 2011
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