SMT. VIMALA V. PAI VISHWA KONKANI SAHITYA PURASKAR
SCHEME OF AWARD :
THE OBJECT : The object of the scheme is to appreciate and recognize meritorious and exceptional literature and publication in Konkani language.
THE NAME OF THE AWARD : The name of the award shall be `Smt. VIMALA V. PAI Vishwa Konkani Sahitya Puraskar’.
The award shall consist of a cash prize of Rs.1, 00, 000=00, shawl and a memento and shall be given every year on a convenient date to be fixed by Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation.
The awards may be given to any person or institution for exceptional achievement that has profound bearing upon the development of Konkani language, literature and Research work.The award will be given to a writer/Publisher for the book/ Publication in Konkani brought out in the Specific period. The writer/Institution selected for the award may be from any part of the world. A Konkani speaking person as well as a non-Konkani person will be eligible for the award.
The award is instituted by Shri T.V. Mohandas Pai, Bangalore and it will be given from the funds entrusted by them to Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation.