Government of Odisha
Sports & Youth Services Department
C-1, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar – 751012
No : 9576 Dt : 17.11.2015
Para-1, Para-2, Para-3 , Para-4 & Para-5 of he Scheme of ”State Award for Social Service” notified vide Resolution No. 8229-III-SYS-YS-7/2014-SYS Dated 3rd July 2014 is amended as hereunder w.e.f 1.1.2015 . All other provisions of the scheme remains unchanged.
1. Objective :
i) Recognition to outstanding work done by the person in social service.
2. The Award :
i) The award shall be given annually for outstanding acts in the field of social service.
ii) The award shall comprise of a cash award of Rs.25,000/- with citations each
to six individuals i.e, two from each Revenue Division Commission (RDC) Zone.
iii) It will not be binding on the Department of Sports & YS to confer the award every year. In case of non-availability of suitable persons or voluntary organisations for the award, the award shall not be conferred for the respective year.
3. Eligibility :
i) She/He must be a citizen of India.
ii) She/He must be a resident of Odisha.
iii) She/He should have rendered social service for at least last three years for which award is to given.
iv) The service rendered should be on voluntary basis.
v) She/He should not have been convicted of any criminal case.
vi) It shall be given to a person only once in his lifetime.
4. Nomination for Award :
i) Advertisement for the award shall be uploaded every year in January in the Department Website with a prescribed application format which will also be available in the Office of District Collector & D.S.O., S.Ps, NYKS, NSS, BSG, NCC, IRCS & Sports Youth Services Department.
ii) The nominations can be sent by the Collector, S.P., DSO, NYKS, NSS, BSG, the person himself, NCC & Indian Red Cross Society to the Department Of Sports & Youth Services.
iii) The nomination should accompany recommendation of local people’s representative i.e, Sarpanch in rural areas and Councillors/ Corporators in Urban Areas.
iv) Department of Sports & Youth Services/ can also suo moto nominate/recommend names for the award.
v) The application shall contain:
a) 3 (Three) passport size photographs.
b) Adequate documentary evidence in support of the social service Recommendation of local people’s representative
vi) The application form and all supporting documents must be ‘self-attested’ by the applicant i.e, there is no need for attestation by any gazetted officer.
5. Scrutiny and Selection :
i) Screening & Scrutiny will be done by a Committee comprising of Programme Assistant, SYWB, two Junior Programme Coordinators and US-cum-ADYS of Deptt. of Sports & YS, representatives of NSS, NYKS.
ii) The Screening & Scrutiny Committee will shortlist five (5) nominations for each Revenue Division Commission (RDC) zone and place it before the Selection Committee.
iii) The Selection Committee will be chaired by Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Deptt. of Sports & YS with Zonal Director, NYKS, Youth Officer, NSS, Secretary, Youth Red Cross as members and US-cum-ADYS as Member-Convenor.
iv) The Selection Committee may authorize suitable personnel to undertake field visit to ascertain the activities of the shortlisted nominations if need be.
v) Recommendation of the committee will be sent to hon’ble Minister, Sports & YS for government approval.
ORDER- Ordered that this Resolution be published in the next issue of Odisha Gazette and copies supplied to all Departments of Governments/All Heads of Departments/All Collectors/ All Superintendent of Police for information & necessary action.
By order of Governor
(Saswat Mishra, IAS)
Sports & Y.s Department
Proforma for Recommending State Award for Social Service for the Year (Individual) :