Ministry of Home Affairs Announces Awards for work on Anti Human trafficking Units


Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs

Chief Secretaries of all State Govts/UTs
DGPs of all State Govts/UTs
Nodal Officers (Anti Human Trafficking) of all States/UTs


I am directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to say that in order to encourage the good work done by the State Governments, Officers of the States/UTs and NGOs, it has been decided to give awards for the outstanding work done in the field of Human Trafficking. Accordingly, a Committee of three eminent persons has been constituted. Following are the three categories in which awards have been recommended:

1.   Category I–   Rs. 2 lakhs each for 2 States/UTs
2.   Category II-Rs 1.5 lakhs for each of the three officers of States/UTs. The officers would also be given a commendation.
3.   Category III-Rs 75,000 each for two NGO/CSOs

 States/UTs will apply under category I. States/UTs will nominate officers under Category II. NGOs/CSOs will apply through State Governments with an advance copy to MHA. All applications will contain details as per criteria and any other relevant facts for consideration. Criteria for nominations for each category is enclosed for ready reference. In view of the above, it is requested that wide publicity may be given to this effect for widest dissemination. Nominations complete in all respects on the basis of the criteria in respect of all the categories may be sent to MHA by 05th March, 2012 positively. No nomination will be entertained after the closing date, in any case.

(Dr.(Smt.) Praveen Kumari Singh)
Director (SR)

Copy to:

  1. Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi for information and dissemination.
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhawan, New Delhi for information and dissemination.
  3. Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi.

Copy to State/UT Nodal officers through e-mail also.

(Dr.(Smt.) Praveen Kumari Singh)
Director (SR)

Criteria for nominations – MHA

Awards Human trafficking MHA.


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