As a tribute to the memory of the late Prime Minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru and to his long lasting devotion to the reason for world peace and worldwide comprehension, the Government of India initiated the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding in 1965. Given every year, for extraordinary commitment to the advancement of worldwide comprehension, generosity, and companionship among people groups of the world, the Award conveys Rupees 2.5 million in real money convertible into outside cash and a reference. The Award might be separated between two people who are considered by the Jury to be similarly meriting acknowledgment in a given year.
It is available to all people paying little respect to nationality, race, belief or sex, yet an affiliation, foundation or association isn't qualified for the Award. To be considered for the Award, it would customarily be important that a man be prescribed in composing by somebody with the fitness thereof. On the off chance that it is considered, in any case, that none of the proposition that have been made legitimacy acknowledgment, the Jury is allowed to withhold the Award for that year. Just late work accomplished inside five years instantly going before the assignment is to be considered for the Award. A more seasoned work may, in any case, be considered if its essentialness has not turned out to be evident up to this point.