Nari Shakti Puraskar Start Year: 1999[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Nari Shakti Puraskar (formerly Stree Shakti Puraskar), literally meaning “Woman Power Award”, is India’s highest civilian award for recognising the achievements and contributions of women. The awards are given away by the President of India every year on March 8, International Women’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The award carries a cash prize of rupees one lakh (INR 100,000) and a citation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Nari Shakti Puraskar - awards and achievements[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Nari Shakti Puraskar is conferred on individual women, public and private institutions and public departments for their activism and/ or their contributions to the cause of women’s empowerment. The award, instituted in the year 1999 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, is given in six institutional categories and two individual categories.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Awards – Nari Shakti Puraskar”][/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_big_grid_5 category_id=”394″ tdc_css=””][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Awards – Trending”][/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_big_grid_5 sort=”popular7″ tdc_css=””][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”Awards – Latest”][/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_big_grid_5 tdc_css=””][/vc_column][/vc_row]]]>