Nepal Academy Establishes ‘Pragya Bal Sahitya Puraskar’

Kathmandu, January 31

Nepal Academy has established ‘Pragya Bal Sahitya Puraskar ‘, a literary award conferred upon children’s literature.  The award carries a cash prize of 1 lakh rupees. The award was announced during the closing  ceremony of Nepal’s first ‘Children’s Book Exhibition and  School-Level Story Writing Competition’ jointly organized by the Academy and Nepal Children Literature Society.  The award, presented by the government, is the first of its kind for children’s literature.