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Amrita Devi Bishnoi Wildlife Protection Award

This award is given for significant contribution in the field of wildlife protection, which is recognised as having shown exemplary courage or having done exemplary work for the protection of wildlife. A cash award of Rupees One lakh is presented to individuals/institutions involved in wildlife protection.

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INVITATION OF NOMINATIONS FOR THE AMRITA DEVI BISHNOI WILDLIFE  PROTECTION AWARD 2013

The Ministry of Environment and Forests invites nominations for the
Amrita Devi Bishnoi Wildlife Protection Award, 2013. The award is given for significant contribution in the field of wildlife protection, which is recognised as having shown exemplary courage and valour or having done exemplary work for the protection of wildlife in the Country.

NATURE OF THE AWARD

Two awards of Rs. One lakh cash, along with a medallion and citation each will be given to:
(a)  An individual(s)
(b) Community based organisation; from rural areas, including Gram Sabha; showing exemplary courage or valour for protection of wildlife.

ELIGIBILITY

Individual(s) and community based organisation(s), from rural areas, including Gram Sabha, showing exemplary courage or valour for protection of wildlife will be eligible. There will be no age limit for individuals. None of the Government official/individual is eligible for the award.

PROCEDURE OF SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS

Any citizen of India can recommend a name. The nominations must be accompanied with the detailed bio-data (ten copies).
(i)  Name and address of the nominee,
(ii) Area of Work,
(iii)Significant contribution made by the nominee in the field of wildlife protection
(iv) Comments/recommendations of the Chief Wildlife Warden of the State/Union Territory.
Nominations will be accepted in the Ministry 60 days from the date of publication of the advertisement. The nomination, signed by the sponsors, along with the recommendation of the concerned Chief Wildlife Warden of the State/UTs should be sent in a registered confidential cover marked as follows:

“AMRITA DEVI BISHNOI WILDLIFE PROTECTION AWARD FOR THE YEAR 2013”

To
The Director, Wildlife Preservation
Ministry of Environment & Forests
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003.