Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, Udaipur held the 31th Annual Awards Distribution Ceremony 2012 on the 26th February at The Manek Chowk, The City Palace Complex, Udaipur.

The Annual Scheme of Awards constitutes a major part of the activities of the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur. From a modest beginning of awards only for scholars in Udaipur, the orbit of this Annual Scheme of Awards has steadily grown to become a recognised event in the national and international arena. Today, the Awards honour recognition of service of permanent value already rendered to society in which, eminent scholars, students and common citizens who, through their chosen field of activity, have contributed to society. They include awards for historical research, art and painting, music and dance, education and journalism, and a variety of other contributions to social welfare. In addition, the Foundation set up a number of subsidiary trusts for religious and charitable purposes to give assistance without distinction of caste or creed or religion. The present custodian Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur has since, added considerably to his inherited legacy, extending the scope and size of the various charities operated by the trust.

On the evening of Saturday the 25th February School Orchestra of Maharana Mewar Public School, Udaipur presented an instrumental performance followed by a vocal performance of Rajasthani Folk and light classicalby Pandit Chiranji Lal Tanwar. The recital was hosted by The Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation at the Manek Chowk, City Palace Complex.

On the 26th February a book was launched titled ‘Maharana – The Story of Rulers of Udaipur’ by Mr. Brian Masters. Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur, Mr. Brian Masters and Dr. Gulab Kothari unveiled the book. The book is published by Mapin Publications Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad And Maharana Mewar Historical Publications Trust, Udaipur.

Colonel James Tod Award
The Colonel James Tod Award is an International Award that has been instituted to honour a foreign national who, like Tod, has contributed through his works of permanent value an understanding of the spirit and values of Mewar. Colonel Tod spent a great deal of time and personal resources in the collection of historical documents, inscriptions, bardic accounts and genealogies of the Rajput houses and paintings from Rajasthan. When he returned to England Colonel Tod continued his research, culminating in the publication of Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan (2 vols, 1829, 1832).
This year's awardee, Dr. Andrew Topsfield was presented with a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a citation certificate and a cash award of Rs 111001.

Dr. Andrew Topsfield was educated at Winchester College; New College, Oxford, where he read Oriental Studies; and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He wrote his Oxford D.Phil thesis on the Mewar School of Painting (c.1550-1945), visiting Udaipur several times in the course of his research from 1976 to 1987.

Dr Topsfield has written many books, catalogues and articles on Indian Painting and related subjects, especially on Court Painting at Udaipur. His major work on that subject is Court Painting at Udaipur: Art under the patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar (Zurich: Museum Rietberg, 2002). He has also written the catalogue The City Palace Museum, Udaipur: Paintings of Mewar Court Life (Ahmedabad: Mapin, 1990; reprinted 2009).

Haldi Ghati Award
In the valley of Haldi Ghati in 1576 A.D. Kunwar Man Singh of Amber led the Mughal armies against Rana Pratap who on his incomparable white stallion Chetak carried the crimson banner of Mewar into the thrust of the battle. For the first time in fifty years the Mughals suffered a setback and Haldi Ghati shattered the myth of their invincibility.

Rana Pratap is a national hero on account of his commitment to preserve the independence of Mewar, at any cost, despite heavy odds stacked against him. Even now his life inspires those who revere the values of living with self-respect and self-reliance.

The Haldi Ghati Award is a National Award. It is awarded to an individual for work of permanent value in awakening society through the medium of journalism, in particular, or through any other media in general. It is in this spirit that the National Award was instituted in 1982. Ms. Harinder Baweja and Dr. Gulab Kothari were presented with a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a citation certificate and a cash award of Rs 51001.

Ms. Harinder Baweja has been a journalist for nearly three decades. During her career she has reported from conflict zones all over the world distinguishing herself amongst senior reporters in India as she covered some of the most difficult issues concerning national security, insurgency, terrorism, human rights violations and foreign affairs. Several of her stories have had an impact on national policy and internal affairs as she has overseen many exposé in the history of Indian journalism. In 2003 she reported extensively from Afghanistan and Iraq and reported on the Gulf War and the US invasion.

Ms. Baweja is India's only woman journalist to have been allowed in to the headquarters of the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba in Lahore, Pakistan, soon after the Mumbai terror attacks on 26/11. A rare combination of reporter and editor, Harinder Baweja brings great credit to Indian journalism and is an inspiration to millions of young media aspirants in the country, especially women.

Dr. Gulab Kothari is a dedicated journalist and sensitive writer considered to be one of the most celebrated journalists in India. Mr. Kothari has successfully created awareness amongst the masses about the depleting sources of drinking water and degradation of environmental and ecological harmony in Rajasthan.

Mr. Kothari has a command in both Hindi and English and a natural flair for writing.  Some of the popular books authored by him are       in Hindi Manas (four volumes); Spandan; Sampreshan; Spand and in English are Body Mind Intellect; Communication - The Soul of Evolution; Newspaper Management in India; Colourful Textiles of Rajasthan; Dharm, Arth, Kaam (Maya), Moksha (Poetry); Adya: (A Philosophy based poetry); Krishna Tatva ki Vaigyanikata (A treatise on Pt. Madhusudan Ojha's classic Acharya Kand).

Dr. Kothari's has launched a campaign entitled 'Haryalo Rajasthan' (Let us make Rajasthan green) and people have responded by planting thousands of trees and stopping deforestation.

Dr. Kothari has recently been appointed State Chancellor of an International Association of Educators for World Peace, an international NGO associated with the UN and UNESCO.

Hakim Khan Sur Award
Hakim Khan Sur was a Pathan who came to Mewar from the Deccan. He became a general in Rana Pratap's army and fought to uphold the freedom and beliefs of his adopted home in the epic battle of Haldi Ghat (1576 A.D.) against the invading Mughal army of Emperor Akbar. Despite being a follower of Islam he was the first to lay down his life in battle fighting the Mughal army thereby fulfilling his commitment to uphold the freedom and honour of his chosen homeland, Mewar.

His sacrifice is symbolic of the supremacy of ideology over religious and communal consideration – a unique example of his belief in the principles and commitment of unquestionable loyalty and devotion to Manav Dharma.

The Hakim Khan Sur Award is National Award. This award has been instituted to honour work of permanent value for the cause of national integration. It is in this spirit the National Award was instituted in 1986.

Me. Rahul Bose was presented a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a citation certificate and a cash award of Rs 51,001.  

Mr. Rahul Bose is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, social activist, and rugby union player. Time magazine named him 'the superstar of Indian Arthouse Cinema' for his work in parallel cinema films including English, August and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. He is the founder of the antidiscrimination NGO, The Foundation. In 1998, Bose was part of the first Indian national rugby team to play in an international event, the Asian Rugby Football Union Championship. He played both scrum-half and right-winger positions for India from 1998 to 2009.

Bose assisted in the relief efforts in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. As part of the Solidarity Network, he made 23 trips over 30 months, providing relief and was consequently involved in rehabilitation efforts for which he was awarded the Godfrey Phillips Prize for Bravery in Social Service.

Bose is associated with several charitable organizations; the Akshara Centre, Citizens for Justice and Peace and Cequin. Bose received the Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor at the 2000 Singapore International Film Festival for his performance in Split Wide Open.

He is Member, Resource Group - UN initiative of Solutions Exchange, Gender Community; Member, Board of Directors of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP); and on the Advisory board of 'Breakthrough' - a New York based NGO committed to human rights, HIV and gender equality.

Maharana Udai Singh Award
The tumultuous life of Maharana Udai Singh (1537-1572 A.D.) stands in marked contrast to the tranquility and beauty of the City that today bears his name. After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt, Udai Singh lived for years in exile in Kumbhalgarh. In 1553 he founded the City of Udaipur and began to build a new palace on the shores of Lake Pichola. Thus, Udaipur became the new capital of Mewar.

At the beginning of the 21st century, we are standing at the cutting edge of urbanisation, growth and development. In the 20th century, much of this development has been a product of unplanned haphazard growth which has lead to environmental degradation. The issues of development and maintenance of environmental balance are inextricable linked. Environmental growth has been a central tradition to the House of Mewar.

The Maharana Udai Singh Award is a National Award. This award has been instituted to honour work of permanent value in protecting and enriching the environment, hand-in-hand with future development. It is in this spirit that the National Award was instituted in 1996.

Dr. Parth Sarthi Roy was presented with a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a citation certificate and a cash award of Rs 51,001.

Dr. Partha Sarathi Roy is a Director of the  Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO) and Director, Centre for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia & the Pacific (Affiliated to the United Nations), Dehradoon. He has made significant and pioneering contributions in Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing Technology for measuring, mapping and monitoring natural resources; conceptualizing solutions for disaster management and working on investigative exploration of geospatial analysis and modelling.

As an ecologist Dr. Roy has made a scientific contribution in developing remote sensing based methods to study vegetation, landscapes and ecosystems. Dr. Roy has developed the concept of 'Space Based Information Support for Decentralized Planning (SIS-DP)'. In the field of Disaster Management Dr. Roy's most significant contribution is in the planning, designing and execution of the consequential National Database for Emergency Management (NDEM).

Dr. Roy has instituted Masters, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate programmes at the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) with technical collaboration at the International Institute of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation Science (ITC), The Netherlands.

Dr. Roy has been honoured with the India Geospatial Leadership Award for 'Capacity Building and Professional Development in 2012; Life Time Achievement Bhaskara Award by the Indian Society of Remote Sensing 2010; Dr. Boon Indrambarya Gold Medal, ACRS, Beijing (China) for Remote Sensing Services for Mankind 2009; Life Time Achievement Award for Geospatial Technology Usage from Emergency Management Research Institute, Hyderabad 2007; Recognition Award of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi; for the Biennium for 2001-02; B.P. Pal National Environmental Fellow Award by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India 1996.

Panna Dhai Award
Panna Dhai was a dhai or foster mother to the young prince of Mewar Kunwar Udai Singh, the rightful successor to the Gaddi, of Mewar. Banbir, who was an outsider, wanted to usurp this position and remove all impediments including young Kunwar. One night, Banbir entered the quarters of Kunwar Udai Singh, determined to eliminate him. Panna Dhai had suspecting malicious intentions placed her own child in the bed of the young prince. Her fierce loyalty extended far beyond any call of duty. The House of Mewar will always be indebted to her.

The Panna Dhai Award is a National Award. It has been instituted to honour a person who ventures beyond the call of duty in the face of immense hostility and sets an example in society of permanent value through sacrifice. It is in this spirit that the National Award was instituted in 1997.

Dr. Mandakini Amte and Dr. Prakash Amte were presented with a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a felicitation certificate and a cash award of Rs 51,001.

Deep in the heartland of India in an isolated tribal village called Hemalkasa, Dr. Prakash and Dr. Mandakini Amte, a husband and wife team, have quietly been carrying out a phenomenon on a daily basis for almost three decades. The Amte's are social and environmental pioneers. Mandakini Amte helps tribal women cope with their inhibitions and superstitions relating to health care.   Dr. Prakash Amte is renowned for his medical work relating to a wide range of serious injuries and illnesses including bear bites and burns, and the care for wild animals rescued by the Amte Animal Arc.

The Amte's have rendered self-less service, beyond the call of duty and set an example to society and other medical professionals of permanent value though sacrifice in the face of immense hostility and enhanced the ability of the Madia Gonds to adapt positively in today's India, through healing and teaching and other compassionate interventions.

Maharishi Harit Rashi Award  
Maharishi Harit Rashi Award is a State Award. This award has been instituted to honour scholars for work of permanent value in awakening society through the medium of vedic culture, the ancient 'Shastras' and 'Karma Kand'.
Dr. Veernarayana N.K. Pandurangi and Pandit Ramesh Bhojraj Dwivedi were presented a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a citation certificate and a cash award of Rs 25,001.

Dr. Veernarayana N. K. Pandurangi was born on the 4th July 1973 at Bijapur, Karnataka and has worked as a Lecturer of Naveena Nyaya in Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha Sanskrita College Bangalore from 1995 to 1999. He has been a Researcher at The 'French Institute of Pondicherry' Pondicherry; Acharya (Visiting Faculty in Shastravaridhi Project sponsored by UGC) in the Natural Language processing unit of Rashtriya Sanskrita Vidyapeetha Tirupati; Dean, Faculty of Darshana and Head, Department of Darshana and presently he is an Associate Professor and Head, Department of Darshana, Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University, Jaipur.

He is the only scholar from Rajasthan who was selected by The Government of India for the Badarayanavyaasa Samman in 2011; an award given to those under 40 years of age.

Pandit Ramesh Bhojraj Dwivedi was born in Jodhpur and gained an M.A. in Sanskrit Literature from Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur. He has published several books and made a valuable contribution to the ancient Indian heritage of astronomy. He has received several medals and honours for his work from the Government of Rajasthan and recognition from various institutions. He has presided over many national and International Astrological conferences and travelled extensively to promote the science of Astrology and Vastu.

He is author of the famous and much in demand Diamond Horoscope, published in eight different languages and popularly read all over the world. As recognition of this achievement his name is in the Limca Book of Records.

As part of a development programme Pandit Dwivedi has introduced Astrology into the curricular encouraging over 1000 students to include the subject in their training.

Maharana Mewar Award
Maharana Mewar Award is a State Award. This award has been instituted to honour work of permanent value to those who consider it their duty, like the Diwan of Shree Eklingnath ji, to serve society through services in the field of education, literature, social services, philanthropy and character building activities.

Mrs. Aruna Singhania Dalmia and Dr. Kirti Kumar Jain were presented with a ceremonial shawl, a silver “Toran” plaque of honour, a felicitation certificate and a cash award of Rs 25,001.

Mrs. Aruna Singhania Dalmia was born in the Jhunjhunu District of Rajasthan. She is the Founder and Chairperson of Akshay Pratishthan, a voluntary organization working for the rehabilitation of people with and without disabilities. She has launched various activities redefining opportunities, creating wealth and discovering talent under Akshay Pratishthan.   The name Aruna Singhania Dalmia strikes a chord in everyone's hearts.

Dr. Kirti Kumar Jain Born on 19th June 1954 at Gogunda, District Udaipur, Rajasthan, Dr. Jain is a renowned Cancer Specialist in Hematology and Medical Oncology who settled in the USA 30 years ago. He is also President of the Indo American Cancer Association. He has set up free spine clinics; the project, Smile Train, is available free of cost to patients having problems with jaw and lips - more than 700 patients have been treated over the past 6 years. He is Chairman and Managing Director of GBH American Hospital based at Udaipur, ISO 9001:2000 Certified State-Of-The-Art Multi Super Specialty Hospital. Based on his 30 years of experience and international exposure with the fight against cancer in the USA and other European countries, he is establishing a world class cancer hospital in Udaipur that will provide affordable treatment to people with limited means.

Maharana Kumbha Award
Maharana Kumbha is a State Award instituted to honour works of permanent value to society through the medium of history and literature. This year it was awarded to Mr. Rajendra Shanker Bhatt and Dr. Nand Kishore Acharya.

Mr. Rajendra Shanker Bhatt now aged 92 was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan. He was educated in Allahabad and has served Rajasthan distinguishing himself in Journalism, Public Relations, Literature and History.

Mr. Bhatt has authored 20 books including the history of Rajasthan.

Taking up the challenge to write about Maharana Pratap he wrote the first biography of this great Ruler after the independence of India that has been in circulation for over forty years. It is the largest selling book of India's national hero, published by the National Book Trust in their biography series that has been translated in several languages, including English. While working on this absorbing biography, Bhatt honoured Maharana Udai Singh and Maharana Amar Singh, father and son of Maharana Pratap who both withstood the invasion of the armies of the Mughal monarch. 'Mewar ke Maharana aur Shanhashah Akbar' is 600 pages of Indian history and a milestone in the annals of Mewar of these three great figures who resisted the wrath of Akbar, the Great This scholarly work received awards from U.P. Government's Hindi Sansthan, Lucknow and the Maharana Pratap Smarak Samiti, Udaipur.

Accepting another challenge Mr. Bhatt wrote a historical biography of Maharana Sanga who headed the national army against the intruder Babur. It includes sixty pages on Bhaktimati Meera who stands side-by side with Maharana Pratap as a national icon. It is the first and only work on Maharana Sanga after the independence of India. At its release, it was honoured by the
Vice- President of India Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. Mr. Bhatt has also written biographies of Maharana Kumbha and Maharana Raj Singh. The glory of Mewar's history has been attested and admired by learned leading historians, authors and devout Mewar experts.

Dr. Nand Kishore Acharya born on 31st August 1945, is an Indian playwright, poet and critic from Bikaner, Rajasthan.

He has completed an M.A. in History and English literature and a Ph.D. from The University of Udaipur. He was Head of History Department in Pampuriya College, Bikaner and is currently Professor of Eminence at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He has edited the highly acclaimed 'Ahimsa Vishwakosh' in Hindi published by Prakrit Bharatiya Academy, Jaipur. He has also been a writer-in-residence at Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University for nearly six years when he delivered lectures on literature and non-violence.

Recently, Dr. Acharya was declared the recipient of the 'Subramanium Bharti' Award of Kendriya Hindi Sansthan for 2008 for contribution to Hindi literature through Creative and Literary Criticism writings.

Maharana Sajjan Singh Award
Maharana Sajjan Singh Award is a State Award instituted to honour work of permanent value to society through the medium of paintings, fine art, sculpture, architecture and craft. This year it was conferred to Mr. Gopal Saini.

Mr. Gopal Saini was born on 5th September 1963. He completed an M.A. in painting specialising in miniature painting. His ambition however was to create something unique and work with blue pottery. He started under the guidance of Guru Padma Shree Late Kirpal Singh Shekhawat training for 5 years when he learnt to work on blue pottery from the Harappan times, an extraordinarily difficult skill.

He was winner of the National Award for Master Crafts Persons in 2009 from the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India for developing 51" Meenar with Zali work in Blue Pottery.

He works on cutting and embossing work in Blue Pottery. He produces ashtrays, decorative gift items, ceramic bowls, coffee mugs, paperweights, pen holders, perfume bottles, pickle jars and tea sets.

Dagar Gharana Award
Dagar Gharana Award is a State Award named after the illustrious House of Dagar who made Dhrupad and Dhammar Gayaki their personal and identifiable symbol of excellence in Indian classical music. This award was instituted to honour musicians for work of permanent value to society through their achievements in the field of Indian classical music, Rajasthani folk dance and music.

This year the award was conferred to Pandit Chiranji Lal Tanwar and Mr. Kesari Chand Maloo.

Pandit Chiranji Lal Tanwar was born in Nawalgarh Rajasthan and is a rare luminary who has devoted himself to music regardless of recognition, publicity or glamour. Very few performers can boast the exquisite melody or 'Sureelapan' for which he is renowned. From the very first note, 'sa lagaana', he captures the attention of the listener and holds him, or her, spellbound with his voice. Encouraged by his parents who were renowned singers, he had the privilege of being a disciple of the redoubtable maestro of Hindustani classical singing and Kathak dance, the Late Pt. Mohan Lal ji Kathak of Jaipur and Late Pt. Madan Prakash ji (Music Director in Mumbai) He went on to become a performer par excellence of the Rajasthani Maand. However the court musicians of Rajasthan developed a special thumri-like style of singing to create special Maand compositions which often fuses the notes of Maand with inflexions of various other Ragas and Raagini. Khamaaz, Des Peelu, Durga are examples of this.

Mr. Kesari Chand Maloo was born on 4th July 1946 at Sujangarh, District Churu, Rajasthan. He gained an M.A. in English Literature and established Sur Sangam in 1977 an organization dedicated to Indian Music. 'Veena', is a reputed music company set up to promote Rajasthani folk music and culture; 'Veena Kala Academy Sansthan' was the concept that established 'Kala Gram'.

He has also played an important role in the conservation, promotion and research of Rajasthani music. He has worked on the preparation of recordings for more than 3000 tracks of folk songs. One of the exclusive masterpieces he has produced is a collection of 221 rare matrimonial songs from parts of Rajasthan complete with audio, lyrics as well as Hindi and English translations.

He has provided a rare platform for some hundred male and female singers whose musical talent wouldn't have been seen without him. Mr. Kesari Chand Maloo has played an important role in reviving Rajasthani cultural heritage and tradition amongst all Rajasthanis across the world. He has made single-handed efforts to promulgate Rajasthani folklore and music without any financial and infrastructure support from Government or Semi-Government Agencies.

Rana Punja Award
Rana Punja Award is a State award instituted to honour works of permanent value to society by a person of tribal origin in commemoration of the mutual trust and continued association between the Bhil tribesmen and the House of Mewar.
This year the award was conferred to Mr. Masru Lal Khair.

Mr. Masru Lal Khair was born in 1974 into a tribal family with 4 sisters and 2 brothers in Gram Panchayat, Juda a remote village some 115 kms from Udaipur in Kotra Block District.

This award is being given to him for his extraordinary struggle and effort to strengthen democracy for the people living in this area.

Aravali Award
Aravali Award is a State Award instituted to honour and encourage outstanding sportsperson for achieving distinction in any discipline of sports and games.

Ms. Deepa Malik and Mr. Ashok Menaria were awarded the Aravali Award for year.

Ms. Deepa Malik is the daughter of an army officer, Col. B.K.Nagpal who showed signs of illness at the age of five. She suffered severe pain for two years before ultimately, doctors at Command Hospital, Pune, discovered a poignant cyst on her spine and she was operated on. By then she had lost the movement of her lower limbs and become bed ridden. Showing extraordinary courage she worked hard undergoing extensive physio-therapy for 6-7 hours every day. She was always out to prove that she could do everything and took part in sports, dance and other outdoor activities. She recovered fully and started to lead a normal life. She graduated from Sophia College, Ajmer as a good cricket and basket-ball player. She married an army officer, Col. B.S. Malik in 1989 and is the mother of two beautiful daughters, Devika and Ambika.

Deepa has single handedly taken up voluntary efforts on several occasions and sacrificed her own training to help teams with their last minute visa and entry sanctions. She is very popular among the senior officials at SAI, ISD, MEA and MYAS who have seen her use initiative and work on behalf of her federation. Deepa has been nominated for the London Olympic Games 2012. out of the 17 paraplegic players selected, she is the only one woman para–athlete. Deepa has also been nominated as a member of the working group for sports and Physical Education by the Planning Commission (HRD Division) for formulation of the Twelfth Five Year Plan.

Deepa is a great source of inspiration to one and all.

Mr. Ashok Menaria was born on 29th October 1990 at Udaipur, Rajasthan. A left handed batsman and leg-break bowler, he
began his competitive cricketing career playing for the Rajasthan Under-15s, in their winless 2005-06 Polly Umrigar Trophy run. The following season he represented the Under-17s team in a game against Karnakata Under-17s scoring the second-highest innings total in the 2006-07 Vijay Merchant Trophy. He played alongside Ankit Lamba in an unbeaten partnership of 397 - himself contributing 227 of these runs. Following four appearances in Rajasthan Under-19s' 2008-09 Vinoo Mankad Trophy campaign, Menaria made his first-class debut against Mumbai in November 2008. He captained the India Under-19 team which toured Australia in 2009, recording a 2-1 win in the one-day matches. He was retained as captain for the U- 19 World Cup in New Zealand the following year. It was a disappointing tournament for India, going down to Pakistan in the quarter-finals but after the tournament he won an IPL contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore and is now with Rajasthan Royals.

Special Award for Best Police Station of Rajasthan was given to Police Station at Chomua, Jaipur City (West)), Jaipur, Rajasthan for its achievement and contribution to community policing; police action planning; communal harmony; law and order maintenance as well as programmes through public private partnership.

Bhamashah Award is a State award to honour excellence in students chosen from amongst all the Universities of Rajasthan. 20 students received this award for the academic year 2009-2010 and 24 students for the academic year 2010-2011.

Maharana Raj Singh Award is a city of Udaipur award. This award was instituted to honour deserving students of universities based within the municipal limits of Udaipur and also students from those colleges who are affiliated to these universities, but are located outside Udaipur, for distinguished achievements in Games and sport, and Cultural, literary, co-curricular and extra curricular activities conducted by a recognised body. 5 students received this award for the academic year 2009-2010 and 5 students for the academic year 2010-2011.

Maharana Fateh Singh Award is a city of Udaipur Award honouring those students who have passed the exams of Central Board of Secondary Education and Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan from Secondary and Senior Secondary schools located within municipal limits of Udaipur. 22 students received this award for the academic year 2009-2010 and 37 students for the academic year 2010-2011.
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