Vijaya Bank received the first prize under Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C) for the year 2016-17 due to the active implementation of Hindi in its day to day activities. The award was handed over to the Bank by Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind and received by Bank MD & CEO Shri R. A. Sankara Narayanan in the presence of Hon’ble Union Minister for Home Affairs Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Minister of State Shri Hansaraj Gangaram Ahir and others at New Delhi.
GIRL FROM GUWAHATI SELECTED FOR ‘VOICE OF INDIA KID 2017’.
Manashi Sharma, an 11 years old girl, Class VI student of Pride Academy Kalaigaon and an offspring of very talented parents. Her mother Jitu Moni Saharia graduated in Classical Song while father Anupam Saharia is a well known Tabla and drum player of Darrang District. She is the powerhouse of talent as before this achievement she has also won ‘Voice of Darrang’ and stood first in the State level Jyoti Sangeet competition organized in Guwahati and recently has been selected for the National Music Entertainment Program ‘Voice of India Kids 2017’. She has made the entire Northeast especially her village Udmari near Kalaigaon in Darrang District very proud by her victory and has made her village known to everyone.
STREAMLET DKHAR RECEIVES ENTERPRISE AWARD
Streamlet Dkhar, a prominent Khasi writer, received the ‘2nd India’s Women Enterprise Awards’ (InWENA), 2017 for her contributions as woman in various fields at a ceremony held in New Delhi Institute of Management. Dkhar won the award in the category of “Woman Social Persona of the Decade - Grassroots Impact- Social Sphere, North Eastern India and Promotion of Khasi Poetry, Drama, Art, Culture and Khasi language of Meghalaya in the National and International level”. She expressed her gratitude and said that this award will encourage her to do more for the youth and women of the state and North-East.