Bharatiya Abhivrudhi Nigama has invited applications from those who have contributed to the overall socio-economic development of the country in the fields of medicine, social service, education, teaching, research, art and culture, dance, drama, publication, sports, television, films, industry, administration and activities related to economic development, for presenting various awards. The award presentation ceremony will be held later this month at Kalamandir in Panaji, Goa. Those interested may send the application to the Secretary, Bharatiya Abhivrudhi Nigama, No. 17, 2nd Floor, III Cross, Muneshwara Temple Street, Nagashettyhalli, Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore by November 10. Call 9449042399 for more details. — Special Correspondent