The Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2016 Autumn Imperial Decorations on November 3rd, 2016. Among 96 foreign recipients are the following 1 Indian National. Please find the attached for further details.
|The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays||Manorama Jafa
|Contributed to promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and India, in the field of children’s literature||*Writer of children’s literature
*Secretary-General of the Indian Section of International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY)
*Secretary-General of the Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC)