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Government of India
Central Hindi Directorate
Ministry of Human Resource Development
(Department of Higher Education)
West Block-7, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066




Applications are invited in the prescribed format given below for the year 2009 & 2010 under scheme of Siksha Puraskar. There is provision of 5 awards of the value of rupees one lakh each per year for the books originally written in Hindi on educational subject in the field of Social Sciences, Humanities, Basic Sciences, Applied Sciences and Technology including Engineering and Medicine. Books published between January, 2004 to December, 2008 and containing at least 200 pages shall be considered for 2009 and books published between January, 2005 to December, 2009 would be considered for 2010. Creative literature, Text books, translated books and dissertations shall not be considered under the scheme. Manuscripts are not acceptable. The writers awarded once under the scheme shall not be considered again. Usage of standard technical terminology developed by the Commission for Scientific & Technical Terminology would also be taken in consideration for evaluation.

The application duly filled in prescribed format along with 5 copies of the book may be sent to the Asstt. Director (Extn.), Central Hindi Directorate, West Block-7, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 within 30 days from the date of its publication.


(To be filled in Hindi /English)

1. Name of the book _______________________________

Photograph here

2. Year of publication of the first edition _______________________________
3. Name of the publisher _______________________________
4. Has the book ever been awrded previously? If yes, when and by whom _______________________________
5. Full name of the author
  • In Hindi
  • In English
  • ________________________________________________
  • ________________________________________________
6. Name of Father/Husband _____________________________________________________
7. Date of birth _____________________________________________________
8. Permanent Address _____________________________________________________
9. Address for correspondence (with E Mail & Mobile no.)

(Brief Bio-data of author to be given on a separate sheet alongwith latest photograph)

Signature of the applicant


(Strike out whichever is not applicable)

I _______________ Son/daughter/wife of Shri _______________ resident of ______________________________ hereby declare that :- 

  • I have already been awarded in the year _______________ for my book _______________ Under Siksha puraskar Yojana
  • Under the scheme referred to above, the book _______________ submitted by me has not been awarded by Central/State government or any Undertaking/Institutions under them or by any professional institution.
  • I am an employee of Department of _______________ Central / State Government and I have received written permission from the competent authority of my department to participate in the scheme (copy of permission enclosed).

I do hereby solemnly declare that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Place _______________

Date _______________
Signature of the applicant