Rashtriya Puruskar Portal: Key Points
The Rashtriya Puruskar Portal has been developed by the government as various civilian awards have been instituted by the Departments, Ministries, and Agencies of the Indian Government to recognize all those people who have excelled in their respective fields or also made an exceptional contribution in their respective fields.
Why has this portal been developed?
To invite nominations for various awards, the Rashtriya Puruskar Portal (https://awards.gov.in) has been developed by the Indian Government so that all the awards of various ministries, agencies, and departments of the central government can be brought under one digital platform so as to ensure public partnership (Jan Bhagidari), transparency, and accountability.
What is the aim of this portal?
The aim of the portal is to help the citizens to nominate organizations or individuals for various awards that have been instituted by the Indian Government. For the first time in the country’s history, by using this portal, various information regarding all national awards can be accessed by the public on a single platform. The information would include:
- selection procedures of the awards
- eligibility criteria
- details regarding the past awardees
Also, to make it easy for the people to nominate the platform has been made user-friendly, hassle-free, and simple.