Jnanpith Award

  1. One of the two Prestigious Literary awards along with sahitya Academy fellowship
  2. Instituted in 1961
  3. Eligibility- any Indian who writes in any Official Language of India recognised in schedule 8 of Indian constitution
  4. Till 1982 , It was given to writer for his/her single work but from then it has been  given as life time contribution towards Indian Literature.
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