Sat Paul Mittal National Award to Dr S S Badrinath, at
I am very happy to share that our chief - Dr S S Badrinath received Sat Paul Mittal National Award from Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust by Delhi Chief Minister madam Sheila Dikshit on November 17, 2012 at Ludhiana
LUDHIANA: Delhi chief minister Sheila Dixit lauded Ludhiana as a city that has produced many industrialists of repute. Dixit, who was scheduled to arrive in the city at around 11 am to preside over the 123rd birth anniversary celebrations of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Nehru Sidhant Kendra, came only by 1pm. She paid floral tributes at the statue of the former prime minister.
Sheila Dixit gave away 1,007 scholarships, including the Nehru scholarships and the Mittal Pandey scholarships for girl students. She presented the Sat Paul Mittal National Award for outstanding service to humanity for 2012 to Dr S S Badrinath, chairman, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai and Pardada Pardadi Educational Society, New Delhi, while the Sat Paul Mittal Award of appreciation went to V Thalaimalai from Tamil Nadu for planting more than 1 lakh, 25,000 trees. Addressing students, the Delhi chief minister said girls had proven their mettle and urged boys to compete with them on equal footing.
In his welcome address, Rakesh Bharti Mittal, president of the Nehru Sidhant Kendra trust highlighted the contributions the Trust made for the betterment of humanity. Striking an optimistic note, he said he was proud to see the country marching ahead to take its place among the fastest growing economies in the world.