Literature Awards

IFFCO Sahitya Samman Award

IFFCO Sahitya Samman Award

Sri Lal Shukla Smiriti IFFCO Sahitya Samman is an annual award for hindi writing that brings alive the day to day life of rural India.

Shri Lal Shukla Smiriti Iffco Sahitya Samman Award has emerged as the biggest award in the field of Hindi literature for rural life. The award was instituted by IFFCO in the memory of the great Hindi novelist and writer Shri Lal Shukla in the year 2011. Shri Lal Shukla's literary creations such as Rag Darbari and some of his other works have received national acclaim. The selection committee is absolutely free to choose anyone, as there is no interference from IFFCO. The only parameter we set is that the writer and his works should reflect rural life.

The Award is one of the highest amount of Rs 11 lakhs in the field of Hindi literature. Vidya Sagar Nautial, Shri Shekhar Joshi and Shri Sanjeev had bagged the award in the past.

The Award offers by far the highest amount of Rs 11 lakhs in the field of literature.

  • In the memory of noted hindi author Sri Lal Shukla
  • The Award offers by far the highest amount of Rs 11 lakhs in the field of literature
  • Award for an author who brings the rural india to life in hindi writing

Literature Awardees

  • 2015: Shri Ashta Bhuja Shukla
  • 2014: Shri Mithileshwar
  • 2013: Shri Sanjeev
  • 2012: Shri Shekhar Joshi
  • 2011: Shri Vidyasagar Nautiyal