Government Declares Last Date for Submitting Padma Awards Nomination 2016
In case you are willing to send your nominations or recommendations for those who you think are eligible for receiving Padma Awards for the calendar year 2016, you need to do so quickly. The government will accept public nominations only till September 15th, 2015. In case your nominations reach the concerned ministry after the declared final date, they will not be considered.
There is a specific format for sending in nominations. The complete proforma can be found here at this link. You will have to download this PDF file, edit it accordingly and take a print out of the completed copy.
The printed copy needs to be mailed to the following address:Home Minister / Home Secretary Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs North Block New Delhi – 110001
Make sure that you provide a brief narrative (that should not exceed 800 words) with proper citations. In case you fail to provide the same, the nominations or recommendations will not be accepted. In case you are nominating yourself, make sure that you still adhere to the rules and regulations. The full list of fields, the works in which are eligible for Padma Awards are included in the aforementioned PDF file.
The full notification has been published online by the Union Home Ministry and can be accessed through this link.