The Jawaharlal Nehru Award is given for

  1. Outstanding contribution towards the promotion of international understanding
  2. Exceptional service in emergency
  3. Bravery on battlefield
  4. Outstanding performance in sports
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th December 2015 in History.
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Outstanding contribution towards the promotion of international understanding

The Jawaharlal Nehru Award is given for Outstanding contribution towards the promotion of international understanding. This award is given annually for outstanding contribution to the promotion of international understanding, goodwill and friendship among peoples of the world. This award instituted in 1965 by the Government of India. This award is administered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

List of the recipients of the Jawaharlal Nehru Award

Year Recipient Country
1965 U Thant Burma
1966 Martin Luther King Jr. (posthumous) United States
1967 Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Pakistan
1968 Yehudi Menuhin United States
1969 Mother Teresa India
1970 Kenneth kaunda Zambia
1971 Josip Broz Tito Yugoslavia
1972 Andre Malraux France
1973 Julius Nyerere Tanzania
1974 Raul Prebisch Argentina
1975 Jonas Salk United States
1976 Giuseppe Tucci Italy
1977 Tulsi Meherji Shrestha Nepal
1978 Nichidatsu Fujii Japan
1979 Nelson Mandela South Africa
1980 Barbara Ward United Kingdom
1981 Alva Myrdal
Gunnar Myrdal
Sweden
1982 Leopold Sedar Senghor Senegal
1983 Bruno Kreisky Austria
1984 Indira Gandhi (posthumus) India
1985 Olof Palme (posthumus) Sweden
1987 Javier Perez de Cuellar Peru
1988 yasser Arafat Palestine
1989 Robert Mugabe Zimbabwer
1990 Helmut Kohl Germany
1991 Aruna Asaf Ali India
1992 Maurice Strong Canada
1993 Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmaar
1994 mahathir Mohammad Malaysia
1995 Hosni Mubarak Egypt
2003 Goh Chok Tong Singapore
2004 Sultan Qaboon Oman
2005 Wangari Maathai Kenya
2006 Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Brazil
2007 Olafur Ragnar Grimsson Iceland
2009 Angela Merkel Germany
Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 13th December 2015.
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