Kempegowda Award
Award for individual contributions to fields of medicine, education etc.
Awarded forCivilian award in Karnataka
Sponsored byBBMP
Last awarded2018
WebsiteBBMP

The Kempegowda Award or Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Award is a civilian award presented annually by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP),[1] Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

The award nomination is based on the notable contributions of civilians, in the field of medicine, education, media, sports, theatre, film, literature, environment, folklore, music, dance, yogasana, judiciary, journalism, culture, photography, social service, astrology and painting.[4][8]

On 16 August 2018, more than 250 people with notable achievements are presented the award, in the ceremony held in Dr.Rajkumar Glasshouse, BBMP Office, Bangalore.[9][10]

History

The award is named after the feudatory ruler of Vijayanagara Empire, Nadaprabhu Hiriya Kempe Gowda, who built the city of Bengaluru in 1537.[11][12][13] The award ceremony is organized annually, in April,[14] on the eve of Kempegowda's birthday, which is seen in the state as Kempegowda day or ′Kempegowda Jayanthi′ which is on 27 June.[15][16][17] The award presentation was temporarily paused in 2007, and after a gap of four years, it was reinitiated in 2011.[4][18]

2017

On 11 April 244 people were awarded in the ceremony, where Karaga was also held.[18] BBMP decided to award all its permanent employees with the ′Civic service employees' award′.[19]

2016

On 22 April 162 people were presented the award, in the ceremony.[2]

2015

On 4 April, the ceremony was held and 94 people were awarded.[8][20]

2014

187 people were awarded including a cash prize of ₹12,000.[20]

2013

109 people were awarded including a cash prize of ₹15,000.[20]

2012

50 people were awarded including a cash prize of ₹25,000.[20]

2011

274 people were awarded including a cash prize of ₹20,000.[20]

Kempegowda Awardees List of Year 2018

Gireesha yadava.a.m social worker

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

Kempegowda Awardees List of Year 2017

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights
Prof. M.H Krishnaiyya Literature
Dr. Vasundara Bhoopathi Literature
Saiyad Khadir Moyiddin Literature
Dr. M.A Jayachandra Literature
K.V Rajeshwari Literature
B. Satyanarayanachar Literature
D. Ramaiah Literature
R.S Vasavamba Literature
Harajenahalli Gujjaiyya Literature
D.S Hanumantha Rao Literature
K.S Nagaraju Literature
Prof. Narayana Ghatti Literature
Dr.Muddumohan Music
Dr Thriveni B.S Medicine
Hasmitha Ganesh Bharathanatya

Awardees List of 2016

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

Awardees List of 2015

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights
Spoorthi Rao Music

Awardees List of 2014

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

Awardees List of 2013

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

Awardees List of 2012

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

Awardees List of 2011

Awardee Area of Achievement Highlights

References

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