At a programme organized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar today, Prime Minister Oli presented ‘Bhagat Sarbajit Manab Maryada National Award’, ‘Gopal Prasad Rimal National Award’ and ‘Mahakabi Devkota National Award’. Each award carries a purse of Rs 100,000.
Mahakabi Devkota National Award was presented to five litterateurs under different genres of literature as well as National and Provincial Talent Award-2077 to other literary figures based on province-level.
Puran Singh Dayal, Baitadi, Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) and Jagaran Media Centre were awarded with ‘Sarbajit Manab Maryada National Award’.
Similarly, Prime Minister Oli presented ‘Gopal Prasad Rimal National Award’ to Prof Dr Devi Prasad Subedi, Lamju