Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu confers Sadin-Pratidin group’s Achiever Awards, 2017

  • Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu confers Sadin-Pratidin group’s Achiever Awards, 2017
03-12-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The Honourable Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday attended the ‘Achiever Awards’ ceremony organised by Sadin-Pratidin group at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati and conferred the Awards on 10 eminent personalities as well as organizations.

The Vice President complimented the Sadin-Pratidin Group for instituting the awards to recognize the achievements of individuals from different professions. The Vice President appealed media houses like Sadin-Pratidin group, to conduct campaigns and competitions on issues such as Swachh Bharat to promote awareness on cleanliness and sanitation.

Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group’s Achiever Awards for Life-time Achievement on eminent researcher of folklore, a singer and lyricists of Assam Dr Birendra Nath Datta. The Vice President also conferred the Achiever Awards for Social Service on Meira Paibi of Manipur, while Achiever Awards for Environment on Sikkim Government. Representative of Sikkim government received the award from the Vice President.

Pranab Barua, head of the Apparel and Food Retail Businesses of the Aditya Birla Group, which recorded a combined turnover of Rs 10,500 crore in FY17, received the Achiever Awards for Corporate Sector from Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. The Vice President of India, conferred the ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group’s Achiever Awards for Sports Person of the Year on archer Pramila Daimary, while owners of last year’s ONGC I-League winner Aizawl F.C. received the ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group’s Achiever Awards for Sports Club of the Year.

On the other hand, eminent director Munin Barua received the Achiever Awards for Cultural and Sahitya Akademi Award, 2005 winner Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi received the Sadin Journalism and Literature award from the Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

Artist Benu Mishra received the ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group’s Achiever Awards for Excellence in Art. The Achiever Awards for Music went to Lou Majaw, known to be the Bob Dylan of North-East. A representative of Lou received the award from the Vice President on Lou’s behalf.

Meanwhile, the Vice President also felicitated Ankushita Boro in the ceremony. Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and various other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.

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