The Award at the National Level comprises a cash prize of Rs.25,000/- and a citation. State Level Award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- and a citation.
During the last two years, awards for the years 2011-12 onwards have been conferred. The Awards for the year 2016-17 are being given to 51 awardees tomorrow.
As per guidelines, National Level Awards to AWWs are given to the awardees nominated by States/UTs out of the State/UT level awardees. The number of nominations of AWWs at National Level depends on the size of the State/UT and operational ICDS Projects.
The nominations received from the States/UTs are screened by a Selection Committee after which the final selection for awards is made.
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