New Delhi: Government of India has instituted Sardar Patel National Unity Award as the highest civilian award for contribution in promoting unity and integrity of India. The award seeks to recognize the notable and inspiring contribution made by individuals or institutions or organizations in this field and reinforces the value of strong and united India. A notification in this regard was issued on 20th September, 2019 calling in for nominations/recommendations for the Award. The detail in respect of award is available at www.nationalunityawards.mha.gov.in . The last date for submission of nominations has been extended uptil 30th April 2020.