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Tamil Nadu government invites application from women for Kalpana Chawla bravery awards

Chennai, May 31(BPNS)

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday invited application from women from the state for the Kalpana Chawla bravery awards. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation and will be presented  on the Independence Day.

A statement from the  Tamil Nadu government said that the award is given for daring acts of courage.

Applicants must sent their comprehensive bio-data mentioning all the particulars and supporting documents to the Secretary to Government, Public(General 1 ) department , Secretariat, Chennai -600009. The application must be accompanied by a recommendation letter from the district collector concerned. The application can also be submitted online at https://awards.tn.gov.in/ on or before June 30.

The awardees will be selected by a committee constituted by the state government.