To Honor and motivate Third Gender for exemplary achievement.
An Award for Third Gender is instituted and will be given to a Third Gender who has a valid ID card issued by Social Welfare Department and has done eminent work for the Welfare of Third gender serving as a role model among them. The following rules and guidelines were issued for the selection of the awardees for the State Award.
(i) The award will be a certificate of appreciation and a cheque of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only).
(ii)The recommendation of the Collectors for the awards shall be placed before the Selection Committee. The recommendation of the committee should reach the Government in the Social Welfare Department not later than 15th January every year.
(iii)G.O. Ms.No.50,Sw & NMP SW3(1) Department, dated 29.10.2019, it was ordered towards cash award for Rs.1,00,000/- .to is given to Third gender for eminent work done for the welfare of Third Gender .
(iv) In addition to the medal a cash certificate Rs.1,00,000 (Rupees one lakh only) will be given to the recipient.
(v)The award shall be presented on the Third Gender day on 15 April of every year by Hon’rable chief minister.
(vi) G.O. Ms.No.17, SW & NMP Department, dated 13.02.2020, it was ordered that the number of medal awarded in a year shall be one for Best social worker for women, in addition to the medal Rs.1,00,000(Rupees one lakh only) and certificate will be given to the recipient.
(vii) The medals will be presented to the awardees by the Chief Minister during the International Women’s Day on 8rd March every year.