Enabling ground breaking research on Independent India through Fellowships
recognising excellence in writing on modern and contemporary india through the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Book Prize.
New India Foundation announces the recipients of the 10th New India Foundation Fellowships.
Nominations for the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021 are now closed.
The core activity of the New India Foundation is the New India Fellowships, awarded to scholars and writers working on different aspects of the history of independent India. From a large pool of several hundred applications, about 15-20 are shortlisted to meet with the jury and about 5-10 fellowships are awarded.
Instituted in 2018, the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize, for the best non-fiction book on modern/contemporary India, has further built on our mission of sponsoring high-quality research and writings on the world’s largest democracy.There is no limitation as to genre—the book can be a work of history, biography, political commentary, travel, memoir, etc.