The government has sought nomination proposals for Ekushey Padak-2023 from all ministries, different departments, deputy commissioners, public university authorities and the recipients of Swadhinata Padak and Ekushey Padak by October 31, 2022.
The award, introduced in the memory of the language movement martyrs, will be given in different categories including language movement, Shilpakala (music, dance, acting and fine arts), Liberation War, journalism, research, education, science and technology, economics, social service, politics,
language and literatures, and any other field determined by the government, according to a PID hand-out issued today.
The award will be given to individuals (alive or dead), groups, and organisations for their outstanding contributions in the aforementioned categories.
Relevant information related to the Ekushey Padak, its guidelines and nomination forms are available on the websites of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs (www.moca.gov.bd) and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (www.moi.gov.bd).