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Applications invited for “SAARC YOUTH AWARD-2014”

SAARC invites applications for the “SAARC Youth Award-2014”. The aim of the Scheme is to provide suitable recognition to extra-ordinary young talents and encourage the overall development of the youth in the region.


i. Recognize the outstanding work done by young person;
ii. Provide youth the incentive to achieve excellence in various fileds;
iii. Improve educational and technical skills of youth and to encourage them in creative activities; and
iv. Encourage among youth positive social attitudes and values.

Theme of the Award:

The theme of the Award-2014 has been decided as “Youth Leadership in Print and Electronic Media”.


i. The Award is open to only young women (Indian nationals) who are within the age group of 18-30 years at the time of nomination.

ii. Outstanding contribution to the Media Literacy eradicating social ills and promoting social welfare and common good.

Description of Award:

i. A citation in English;
ii. A SAARC Gold Medal;
iii. A cash prize of US$ 3000.00 (Three thousand US Dollars);
iv. Per diem and return air ticket for travel to the venue of the presentation of the award.

Last date:

The last date for receipt of applications on the prescribed format is 5th July 2014. Neat and typed applications along with necessary documents should reach the following address on or before the last date:

Attaché (SAARC), Ministry of External Affairs,
Room No. 1044, A-Wing, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, 23-D, Janpath,
New Delhi-110 001
E-mail : aosaarc@mea.gov.in

Application formtelugu.pdf and
Information brochuretelugu.pdf
are available at http://mea.gov.in,and by email: aosaarc@mea.gov.inNote: Incomplete applications and entries received after the deadline will not be entertained.

Application form[102 KB]
Information brochure[102 KB]

Click here for Malayalam versionMalayalam.pdf[119 KB]
Click here for Tamil versionTamil.pdf[113 KB]
Click here for Urdu versionTamil.pdf[213 KB]
Click here for Bengali versionTamil.pdf[36 KB]
Click here for Telugu versionTelugu.pdf[240 KB]
Click here for Assamese versionAssamese.pdf[108 KB] Source

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