Yuva Puraskar

Yuva Puraskar 2017

Last date to apply

September 30, 2016

About Yuva Puraskar

Yuva Puraskar 2017 by Sahitya Akademi under Ministry of Culture, Government of India has invited books from publishers and young Indian Authors up to 35 years of age. The book can be in any of the 24 languages recognized by Sahitya Akademi. The last date to submit the books is September 30, 2016. The book can be submitted at any of the Sahitya Akademi centre at Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata or Chennai.

  • Yuva Puraskar is introduced by Sahitya Akademi to inspire young writers those who write books in the 24 Indian languages recognized by the Akademi. Yuva Puraskar was started in the year 2011, since then a total of 106 awards were given to young Indian Authors.
  • The amount of Yuva Puraskar 2017 winner is Rs. 50,000.

The Author can submit their work in following categories or any other category

  • Poetry
  • Play
  • Short Stories
  • Novel
  • Essays
  • Criticism / Literary Criticism
  • Non-Fiction
  • Biography 

List of Languages approved for Yuva Puruskar Award

 

The book written by the Indian Author must be in any of the 24 languages recognized by the Akademi as follows:

 

Assamese

Hindi

Manipuri

Santali

Bengali

Kannada

Marathi

Sanskrit

Bodo

Kashmiri

Nepali

Sindhi

Dogri

Konkani

Odia

Tamil

English

Maithili

Punjabi

Telugu

Gujarati

Malayalam

Rajasthani

Urdu

 

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Yuva Puraskar Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Authors upto 35 years of age
Details
  • The author must belong from India.
  • The Author must be 35 years of age or below on January 1, 2017.
  • The book must be an outstanding contribution to the language and literature to which it belongs and it must be a creative or a critical work.
  • An Incomplete work may be considered for the award only if the part that comprises the book is complete in itself will also be considered.

Non-Eligibility

  • The book must not be:
    • A translation work
    • An abridgment, or a compilation, or an annotation
    • A treatise or research work made for a University degree or any other examination
  • The author should not have won any other award from the Akademi other than Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Translation Prize.
  • The author who is a member of the Executive Board of the Akademi.
  • A posthumous publication is not eligible for Award.

Yuva Puraskar Reward

There will be in all 24 winners that is one for each  language.

Yuva Puraskar awards will be presented at a prestigious ceremony and each award will consist of Rs. 50,000, a plaque and a citation.

Type of Entries that have won the award from 2011-2016

Type of Work

Number of Awards

Poetry

70

Short Stories

28

Novel

16

Essays

4

Literary Criticism

5

Play

3

Biography

2

Non-Fiction

1

Yuva Puraskar Application form and Process

The author/publisher can submit their work before September 30 at any of the below given center.

Yuva Puraskar- Submission of the Books

The books should be submitted along with the attested copy of the date of birth certificate. The entries can be submitted to any one of the following address:

Head Office

Secretary, Sahitya Akademi
Rabindra Bhavan 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001

Phone: 011-23386626/27/28; Fax: 011-23382428
Email: secretary@sahitya-akademi.gov.in

Bangalore

Regional Secretary
Central College Campus University Library Building Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-560001

Phone: 91-80-22245152, 22130870; Fax: 080-22121932
E-mail: rs.rob@sahitya-akademi.gov.in

Kolkata

Regional Secretary
4 Debendra Lal Khan Road, Kolkata-700025

Phone: (033)-2419-1683/ 2419-1706; Fax: 033-24191684
E-mail: rs.rok@sahitya-akademi.gov.in

Mumbai

Regional Secretary
172, Mumbai Marathi Granth Sangrahalaya Marg, Sharada Cinema Building,

Dadar (East), Mumbai-400014

Phone: 022-24135744, 24131948; Fax: 022-24147650
E-mail: rs.rom@sahitya-akademi.gov.in

Chennai

Office Incharge, Sahitya Akademi
Guna Buildings, II Floor, No. 443 (304), Anna Salai,
Teynampet, Chennai-600018

Phone: 044-24311741, 24354815; Fax: 044-24311741
E-mail: sahityaakademichennai@gmail.com

Yuva Puraskar Selection Process

The books written by the Author will be selected on the basis of recommendations made by the Jury consisting of 3 members each in the concerned language in accordance with the rules and other processes laid down for the purpose.

The Executive Board declares the Awards on the basis of a majority vote of the Jury according to the procedure.

Yuva Puruskar Winners

 

YEAR

Title of the Work

Category of Work

AUTHOR

ASSAMESE

2016

Zantadhari

Novel

Prarthana Saikia

2015

Akale Aso Kushale Aso

Poetry

Mridul Haloi

2014

Jahar–Mahar

Short Stories

Manika Devee

2013

Ashokastami

Poetry

Bijoy Sankar Barman

2012

Marangburu Amar Pita

Poetry

Kamal Kumar Tanti

2011

Anusilon 

Essays

Arindam Borkataki

BENGALI

2016

Aparanha Downtown

Poetry

Raka Dasgupta

2015

Premer Size Battirish

Poetry

Sudip Chakraborty

2014

Mati (Earth)

Poetry

Abhimanyu Mahato

2013

Bouddho Lekhomala O Onyanyo Shraman

Poetry

Subhro Bandopadhyay

2012

Sammohan

Short Stories

Sadique Hossain

2011

Danaowla Manus

Short Stories

Binod Ghosal

BODO

2016

Khamflongnai Bubli

Poetry

Bijit Gayari

2015

Khwmsi Harni Alari

Short Stories

Leben Lal Mwshahary

2014

Thwinikhruibw Gwjasin Nwngni Gaba

Poetry

Shanti Basumatary

2013

Felengni Saogari (Novel)

Novel

Sansumwi Khungri Basumatary

2012

Mijingao Swmkhe Jwmwi (Novel)

Novel

Diganta Lawary

2011

Jeu Saharani Beduin

 

Jaishree Baro

DOGRI

2016

Kule Bhav (Poetry)

Poetry

Brham Dutt Magotra

2015

Mustakbil (Poetry)

Poetry

Sandeep 'Sufi'

2014

 

NO AWARD

2013

Rough Copy (Poetry)

Poetry

Dheeraj Kesar 'Nikka'

2012

Do Kandhe (Poetry)

Poetry

Yash Raina

2011

 

NO AWARD

ENGLISH

2016

Farthest Field An Indian Story Of The Second World War

Biography

Raghu Karnad

2015

The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey

Novel

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

2014

Windhorse

Novel

Kaushik Barua

2013

Boats On Land

Short Stories

Janice Pariat

2012

A Free Man

Non Fiction

Aman Sethi

2011

'My Name Is Gauhar Jaan!'–The Life And Times of A Musician

Biography

Vikram Sampath

GUJARATI

2016

Ghazalpurvak

Poetry

Ankit Trivedi

2015

Malo

Short Stories

Rajesh Vankar

2014

Savaar Laine

Poetry

Anil Chavda

2013

Dalkhithi Saav Chhutan

Poetry

Ashok Chavda 'Bedil'

2012

Pashyantini Pele Paar

Poetry

Jatush Joshi

2011

Antim Yuddha

Play

Dhwanil Parekh

HINDI

2016

Dark Horse - Ek Anakahi Dastan

Novel

Nilotpal Mrinal

2015

Haveli Sanatanpur

Novel

Indira Dangi

2014

Barish Mera Ghar Hai

Poetry

Kumar Anupam

2013

Kucch Boodhi Udaas Auratein

Poetry

Archana Bhensare

2012

Aadigram Upakhyan

Novel

Kunal Singh

2011

Kahte Hain Tab Shanshaah So Rahe The

Poetry

Uma Shankar Choudhary

KANNADA

2016

Zero Mathu Ondu

Short Stories

Vikrama Hatwara

2015

Mayakolahala

Short Stories

Mounesh Badiger

2014

Dhyanake Thaareekhina Hangilla (Poetry)

Poetry

Kavya Kadame

2013

Batavadeyagada Raseethi

Poetry

Lakkur Ananda

2012

Jangama Fakeerana Jolige

Poetry

Arif Raja

2011

Nelada Karuneya Dani (Poetry)

Poetry

Veeranna Madiwalara

KASHMIRI

2016

Zol Dith Sadras

Criticism

Aadil Mohi-ud-din

2014-15

 

NO AWARD

2013

Vola Kael Ravay

Poetry

Saba Shaheen

2012

Gashe Malar

Literary Criticism

Farooq Shaheen

2011

Patte Leji Zoon Daras

Poetry

Nisar Azam

KONKANI

2016

Sulus

Poetry

Anwesha Arun Singbal

2015

Khany Geli Aaji

Poetry

Shrinisha Nayak

2014

Gauman

Short Stories

Naresh Chandra Naik

2013

Matyentle Gandh

Poetry

Yogini Borkar

2012

Muktamann

Essays

Naman Dhawasker Sawant

2011

Nirnay

Short Stories

Jofa Gonsalves

MAITHILI

2016

Je Kahi Nahi Saklahun

Poetry

Deep Narayan 'Vidyarthi'

2015

Pratiwadi Ham

Poetry

Narayan Jha

2014

Visdanti Varmal Kalak Rati

Poetry

Praveen Kashyap

2013

Ankura Rahal Sangharsh

Poetry

Dilip Kumar Jha 'Lootan'

2012

Etbe Taa Naih

Poetry

Arunabh Saurabh

2011

Hathat Parivartan

Play

Anand Kumar Jha

MALAYALAM

2016

Uppumazhayile Pachilakal

Short Stories

Surya Gopi

2015

Thonniyapoloru Puzha

Poetry

Aryambika

2014

Chumbanasabdatharavali

Short Stories

Indu Menon

2013

Vellarippadam

Short Stories

 P.V. Shajikumar

2012

Parasparam

Poetry

Lopa R.

2011

Marana Vidyalayam

Short Stories

Susmesh Chandroth

MANIPURI

2016

Torbanduda

Novel

Chongtham Dipu Singh

2015

Mee Amasung Shaa

Poetry

Angom Sarita Devi

2014

Ngayonba Asheiba

Poetry

Wangthoi Khuman

2013

Lai Matha Shaari

Poetry

Akhom Yandibala Devi

2012

Shingnabagi Ka Amasung Dairy Gimapu

Short Stories

Ranjita Konthoujam

2011

Nongthangna Mutkhrabada

 

Devchand

MARATHI

2016

Blogchya Aarshapalyad

Short Stories

Manaswani Lata Ravindra

2015

Sen Saai Ves

Poetry

Veera Rathod

2014

Svatahala Faltu Samajnyachi Goshta

Novel

Avadhoot Dongre

2013

Dhoosar Zale Nasate Gav

Poetry

Ravi Korde

2012

Pani - Charo, Aaro Ityadi...

Play

Dharmakirti Sumant

2011

Bhuishastra

Poetry

Aishwarya Patekar

NEPALI

2016

Sancho Jastai Kathaharu

Short Stories

Sanjeev Chhetri

2015

Kriti-Kirti

Literary Criticism

Sapan Pradhan

2014

Paitalataltira

Poetry

Tika 'Bhai'

2013

Ghar

Short Stories

Suraj Dhadkan

2012

Ghauka Rang Haru

Poetry

Manoj Bogati

2011

Srijana Ra Abhista

 

Kamal Regmi

ODIA

2016

Daaga

Poetry

Jnanee Debasish Mishra

2015

Manasanka

Short Stories

Sujit Kumar Panda

2014

Pidaparba

Poetry

Narendra Kumar Bhoi

2013

Dadan

Short Stories

Kshetrabasi Naik

2012

Bhirna Upabana

Short Stories

Srushthishree Naik

2011

Gaan

Poetry

Gayatribala Panda

PUNJABI

2016

Pani Utte Meenakari

Poetry

Ranjit Saranwali

2015

Aas Aje Bani Hai

Short Stories

Simran Dhaliwal

2014

Ikalla Nahin Hunda Banda

Poetry

Gagan Deep Sharma

2013

Toon Mainu Sirlekh De)

Poetry

Harpreet Kaur

2012

Teevian

Novel

Pargat Singh Satauj

2011

Amrit Vela

Poetry

Paramveer Singh

RAJASTHANI

2016

Rankhaar

Poetry

Jitendra Kumar Soni

2015

Sapna Sanjovati Heeran

Poetry

Ritupriya

2014

Chal Bhatooliya Ret Rama

Poetry

Raju Ram Bijarniyan 'Raj'

2013

Sanjeevanee

Poetry

Kumar Ajay

2012

Jad Bi Mandaban Baithun Chun Kavita

Poetry

Om Nagar

2011

Peer

Short Stories

Dula Ram Saharan

SANSKRIT

2016

Vanavaibhavam

Poetry

Bharat Bhusan Rath

2015

Samudre Buddhasya Netre

Poetry

Rushiraj Jani

2014

Samparkah

Short Stories

Paramba Shree Yogamaya

2013

Bharatabusanam

Poetry

Raj Kumar Mishra

2012

Udbahuvamanta

Poetry

Pravin Pandya

2011

Kavyakaveri

 

Paramanand Jha

SANTALI

2016

Dhunwa Otang Ag Kana

Poetry

Parimal Hansdah

2015

Bera Ahla

Poetry

Suchitra Hansda

2014

Namal

Poetry

Anpa Marndi

2013

Terang

 

Lalchand Saren

2012

Jala Dak

Poetry

Shyam Charan Tudu

2011

Jagron

 

Satilal Murmu

SINDHI

2016

Retilo Chitu

Poetry

Bharti Sadarangani

2015

Pinjraa

Poetry

Manoj Chawla 'Tanha'

2011-14

 

NO AWARD

TAMIL

2016

Kaanakan

Novel

Lakshmi Saravana Kumar

2015

Parukkai

Novel

Veerapandiyan

2014

Kaalkal

Novel

 R. Abhilash

2013

Messiyavukku Moondru Machangal

Poetry

Kathir Bharathi

2012

Thooppukkari

Novel

Malarvathi (E. Mary Flora)

2011

Sevalkattu

Novel

 M. Thavasi

TELUGU

2016

Chittagang Viplava Vanitalu

Short Stories

Chaithanya Pingali

2015

Out of Coverage Area

Short Stories

Pasunoori Ravinder

2014

Seema Sahiti Swaram Sri Sadhana Patrika

Essays

Appireddy Harinath Reddy

2013

Pravahinche Padalu and Other Poems

Poetry

Manthri Krishna Mohan

2012

Jumma

Short Stories

Vempalli Sharaff

2011

Molokalapunnami

Short Stories

Vempalli Gangadhar

URDU

2016

Nagri Nagri Phira Musafir Devendra Satyarthi: Shakhsiyat Aur Aasaar

Literary Criticism

Abdus Sami

2015

Naqsh-E-Pa Hawaon Ke

Poetry

Ameer Imam

2014

Chikne Paat

Poetry

Iltefat Amjadi

2013

Takhleeq Takheel Aur Isteara (

Literary Criticism

Moid Rasheedi

2012

Mani-E-Mazmoon (Essays)

Essays

Ghazanfar Iqbal

2011

Dhund Mein Amaan

 

Vishal Khullar

 

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