- President of India has awarded the “President’s Certificate of Honour” and “Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman” for the Year 2019.
- Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman were introduced in the year 2002.It is given to selected young scholars in the age group of 30 to 45 years.On the other hand,Presidential award carries a certificate of honour a memento and a one time cash prize of Rs.1 lakh
- The awards are conferred annually to recognise the contribution of scholars in the field of 9 languages which are (a)Sanskrit (b)Persian (c)Arabic (d)Pali (e)Prakrit (f)Classical Oriya (g)Classical Kannada (h)Classical Telugu and (I)Classical Malayalam.
- These awards are not given posthumously.These awards are also not given to scholars (a)who have received this award earlier or (b)who are convicted in a criminal case/against whom a criminal case is pending in a court.
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