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The Vyas Samman is a literary award in India, first awarded in 1991 . It is awarded annually by the K.K. Birla Foundation and includes a cash payout of Rs 250,000 (as of 2005).

To be eligible for the award, the literary work must be in the Hindi language and have been published in the past 10 years.

Past winners
  • 2017- Rishabh Jain for his autobiography 'aadhe adhure' , 18 year old boy youngest recipient of VYAS SAMMAN, honoured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • 2016 - Surinder Verma for poetry collection "Kaatna shami ka vriksha padma-pankhuri ki dhar se" has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman 2016.
  • 2015 - Sunita Jain for poetry collection “Kshama” has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman 2015.
  • 2014 - Kamal Kishore Goyenka for his book Premchand Kee Kahaniyon Kaa Kaal Kramanusar Adhyan published in 2012
  • 2013 - Vishwanath Tripathi for his memoir Vyomkesh Darvesh
  • 2012 - Narendra Kohli for his novel Na Bhooto Na Bhavishyati[1]
  • 2011 - Ramdarash Misra for his collection of poems Aam K Patte[1]
  • 2010 - Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari for his collection of poems Phir Bhi Kuch Rah Jayega
  • 2009 - Amar Kanth for his book Inhi Hathiyaron Se
  • 2008 - Mannu Bhandari for her autobiography Ek Kahani Yah Bhi
  • 2007 - The Selection Board did not find anyone suitable for the award.
  • 2006 - Noted poet and literary critic Parmanand Srivastava .
  • 2005 - "Katha Satisar" by Chandrakanta
  • 2004 - "Kath Gulab" by Mridula (Jain) Garg
  • 2003 - "Anwan" by Chitra Mudgal
  • 2002 - "Prithvi Ka Krishna Paksh" by Kailash vajpayee
  • 2001 - Hindi author Giriraj Kishor, after receiving the Vyas Samman for his book ``Pehla Girmitiya
  • 2000 - "Pehla Girimitya" by Giriraj Kishore
  • 1999 - "Bisarampur Ka Sant" by Sri Lal Sukla
  • 1998 - "Paanch Aanganon wala Ghar" by Govind Mishra
  • 1997 - "Uttar Kabir Tatha Anya Kavitaen (Poems)" by Dr. Kedarnath Singh
  • 1996 - "Hindi Sahitya aur Samvedna ka Vikas" by Prof. Ramswarup Chaturvedi
  • 1995 - "Koi Dusra Nahin (Collection of poems)" by Shri Kunwar Narayan
  • 1994 - "Sapna Abhi Bhi (Collection of poems)" by Dr. Dharmvir Bharti
  • 1993 - "Main Waqt ke Hoon Samane (Collection of poems)" by Shri Girija Kumar Mathur
  • 1992 - "Neela Chand (Novel)" by Dr. Shiv Prasad Singh
  • 1991 - Bharat ke Pracheen bhasha parivar aur Hindi in 3 volumes by Dr. Ram Vilas Sharma

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vyas Samman presented". The Hindu. 24 May 2013. Archived from the original on 28 January 2014. 

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