The Sadar Patel National Unity Award is the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity and integrity of India, which is announced by the Government of India on the occasion of the National Unity Day i.e. October 31.
Any Indian national or institution or organization based in India can nominate an individual for consideration for this Award. Individual can also nominate themselves. The recommendations for the award is also invited from the State Government/UT Administrations and Ministries/Departments of the Government of India who shall send their recommendation on the online portal www.nationalunityawards.mha.gov.in which should contain all relevant details specified in the format available on the above portal including a citation in narrative form, clearly bringing out the persons/institutions/organizations of India to promote the cause of national unity and integrity.
The online nominations / recommendations for the Sardar Patel National Unity Award, 2021 had started from July 1, 2021 and the last date for the nominations is August 15, 2021, as informed by Information and Publicity Department.