The award is granted every year to a women writer involved in the field of social awareness, advocacy and women empowerment. The tenth edition is being awarded to Ms. Durga Ghimire for her active presence in the print and electronic media of Nepal for the same cause. She is a pro-women columnist for the Kantipur Daily.
The award consists of cash with a felicitation letter. She will be presented with the award on the occasion of 10th annivesary of the organization on 10th September 2016. NCWS is a non political, non governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of Nepali language and literature, as well as to the development of literature in other indigenous langauges of Nepal with commitment to democratic norms, values and principles. Dignitaries like Angurbaba Joshi, Shanta sharma, Bhadrakumari Ghale were awarded with this title previously.
Follow the link to read some of her articles.http://abcnepal.org.np/articles-by-president