Applications invited for Veerjyoti Award 2019


Panaji: Department of Women and Child Development has invited applications for Veerjyoti award 2019, which is given to two women or girls for their bravery.

  Any women or girl who has shown exceptional bravery and courage, especially in adverse circumstances against any type of atrocities, violence and/or harassment against them or against any other women or girls at home, in the workplace and everywhere in the public domain and has fought to their respect and dignity in society in the State of Goa.

The women or girl from any walk of life, whether they are housewives, domestic servants, children in homes/Institutions profession also social workers, etc. Any women or girl who applies for the award should be a resident of Goa for the last 5 years as on January 1st of the respective year will be considered. She should not receive any other award for the same act during the year.

 The eligible women can submit their applications in soft copy (CD- in word format) and hard print in the prescribed downloadable format available on the website of the Department at or print format available in the Directorate with  enclosures, if any on or before October 30, 2019. The application received  after expiry period of the time frame will not be considered.

The applications for ‘Veerjyoti Puraskar’ Award should be submitted in office of the Directorate of Women and Child Development, Old Education Bldg., 2nd Floor, 18th June Road, Panaji.

For any clarifications the applicants may log on to  for detailed guidelines or contact on Phone No. 2235308/2426112 during the office hours.


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