Panaji, June 21, 2017 … The State Rakshak Puraskars Award instituted by Directorate of Women and Child Development will be presented to only two persons on the Independence Day i.e August 15, 2017 with an aim to encourage and motivate all to bestow respect and dignity to women in society in the State of Goa.
As per the eligibility criteria, any person who has shown exceptional courage in coming to aid, protecting or helping the victims or in dealing with the victims of any type of violence against women and girls at home, in the workplace and everywhere in the public domain. The person from any walk of life who applies for the award should be a resident of Goa for the last 5years as on January 1, 2017. he/she should not receive any other award for the same purpose and he/she should be above 25 years of age as on January 1, 2017.
Eligible persons may submit their applications in soft copy (CD-in word format) and hard print in the prescribed format available in the Directorate complete in all respect alongwith enclosures, if any on or before July 3, 2017
The applications for the “RAKSHAK PURASKAR” Awards may be submitted in the office of the Directorate of Women and Child Development, Old Education Bldg. 2nd floor, 18th June Road, Panaji-Goa 403001.
For any clarifications, the applications, applicants may contact the Directorate on Phone no. 2235308 or 2426112 during Office hours.