Haryana Sahitya Akademi has invited applications from writers of Haryana domicile and literary institutions of the state for awards under various literary schemes citing their contribution in the literary field.
A spokesman of the Akademi said that applications have been invited to confer Haryana Sahitya Ratan Samman, Mahakavi Surdass Samman, Bal Mukund Gupt Samman (Hindi Literature), Lala Desh Bandhu Gupt Samman (Literary Magazine), Pt. Lakhmi Chand Samman, Jan Kavi Mehr Singh Samman, Haryana Gaurav Samman, Aditya-Alhad Hasya Sammn and Shreshth Mahila Rachnakar Samman to the litterateurs of the state.
The last date to receieve the applications for these awards has been fixed as May 15, 2010. He said that the Sahitya Akademi has also fixed May 31, 2010 as the last date for receiving the applications for the Pustak Puraskar Yojna for the books published in the year 2009, Hindi Kahani Competition, financial assistance for book publication and for publication of Writers Directory.
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