Third Annual Literary & Seva
Awards of Goa Konkani Akademi, 2010
the third year of Goa Konkani akademi’s literary and Service ( Seva ) awards to
the best book written by any Konkani Writer in short
story,essay,poetry,research,drama and children’s literature.
have been divided into two categories.
Konkani Sahitya Puruskar
Konkani bhaxea Seva Puruskar
literary work in short short,poetry,drama,essay and research carries Rs.
10,000/- ( Rupees Ten Thousand Only ) each and Rs. 5000/- book in children’s
literature . Books published between 2007 to 31 st December, 2009, have been
considered for these literary awards .
of three members for each form of writings was constituted to select the books
published between 2007 to 2009 for the awards of 2010-2011 . Respective
Committees have declared the following writer’s as the best writer’s in their
respective literary form.
1) Poetry –
Mrs. Mangala Karapurkar for her poetry collection book ‘Utsav ‘
Story Novel : In this category Mrs.Maya Kharangate’s short story collection
titled ‘Mrugzal’ has been selected for the annual literary award.
Prof. Hanumant Chopdekar’s ‘Kuvaddi’a collection of various one act was selected
as the best play book for the year 2007 to 2009.
Mr.John M. Alfonso was the best in this form,for his book ‘jinnechi Vatt’.
5) Research ,Science/critism: Mr.Shridhar Barve who wrote and published a
research book on the scientific methods to play the Tabla a musical instruments.
Tabla has been selected as the best writing in the year 2007- 2009.
Children’s Literature: Children’s Literature mainly aimed to encourage writings
in Children’s world. Goa Konkani Akademi has installed Rs. 5000/- award, and Smt.
Ratnamala Divkar,has been chosen for her book ‘Girmitt’
Members of literary faculty ,who are known in their respective literary form,
and known to Konkani readers were entrusted the work of selection for all the
Jury – Poetry
1) Poet -- Prakash Padgaonkar
2) Poet -- Nilba Khandekar
3) Poet -- Sanjiv Verekar
Jury – Short story/Novel
1) Writer -- Damodar Mauzo
2) Writer -- Mahableshwar Sail
3) Writer -- Mrs. Hema Naik
Jury – Drama
Playwright/Directorate : Shridhar Kamat Bambolkar
Playwright/ Directorate: Avdhut Kamat
Director : Dhamanand vernekar
Jury _ Essays
1) Writer : Mukesh Thali
2) Writer : Satish Dalvi
3) Prob/Critic : Smt. Priyadarshani Tadkodkar
Jury – Research/Science/Criticism
1) Prof : Satish Bhute
2) Prof : Satish Dalvi
3) Prof : Dr. Balkrishna Kanolkar
Jury – Children’s Literature
1) Writer : Gajanan Jog
2) Writer : Tukaram Shet
3) Writer : Prakash Paryekar
Bhaxea Seva Puruskar
Yuva Chaitnya Puraskar
are given to two young Konkani activist. Each award carries of Rs. 15,000/- The
age limit to award is upto 40 years.This year Mr.Cosmo Fernandes and Miss Swati
Naik hve been choosen for these awards.
Sahitya Pratibha Puraskar
literary award is given to any outstanding and Established Konkani writer in the
field of Konkani Literature and who has crossed 50 years of his or herAge. This
year noted Konkani poet Shri Ramesh Veluskar Has been selected for his
prestigious literary award Known as ‘Sahitya Pratibha Puraskar’ the award
carrier Rs.25,000/- cash and other citation.
Sahitya Pradnya Puraskar
has been installed inorder to honour the person who have crossed 50 years of age
and has worked in the field of esearch,Dictionary,education,translation etc.
Dr. Tanaji Halarnkar editor of Vishwakosh – has been selected for this award
and also carries cash Rs. 25,000/-
Shenoi Goembab Konkani bhaxea Seva Puraskar
award is given to any senior Goan Konkani activist of Above
50 years. In memory of Xennoi Goembab the Patriarch of Konkani language. The
awards carries Rs.25,000/- cash,citation shawl Shrifal e Etc.Only Goan Konkani
activist is considered for this award Mr. Suhas Dalal – has been choosen this
year for this award.
Madhav Majunath Shanbhag Konkani bhaxea Seva Puruskar. Any well known Konkani
activist from outside state i.e from Karwar to Cochi – in kerela or any part of
India,will be Honoured by this award who have crossed 50 years of age. This
is a life time award and this year Mr. Purushottam Mallya from Cochi – Kerala
has been selected for this Prestigious honour .the award carries cash of
Rs.25,000/- and other citations.
Konkani Seva Saunstha Puraskar This award is given to an Institution
organization working in the field of Konkani language and who does remarkable
work throughout the year in all sphere of Konkani language. The award also
carries cash Rs. 25,000/-This year this Institutional award goes to Bardez
Konkani Asmitai Kendra, Mapusa. All these four awards are selected by a
Committee Composed Of a President or Chairman and other four members. This
Year Adv. Uday L. Bhembre headed the panel. Others Members were :