Last awarded 2009
First awarded 1992
|Description Highest civilian honour of Karnataka|
Karnataka Ratna (Kannada: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರತ್ನ) is the highest civilian honour of the State of Karnataka. It is awarded to a person for his extraordinary contribution in any field. It was constituted in the year 1992 by the Government of Karnataka. There have been a total of 9 recipients of this award.
The Award comes with a gold medal weighing 50 gm, a citation, a memento and a shawl.
ReferencesKarnataka Ratna Wikipedia
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