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The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind confers National Award for Child Welfare 2017 on The Akshaya Patra Foundation

(L to R): Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation receiving the National Child Award for Child Welfare 2017 on the occasion of Children’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi from the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind - Photo By Sachin Murdeshwar GNS

(L to R): Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation receiving the National Child Award for Child Welfare 2017 on the occasion of Children’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi from the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind – Photo By Sachin Murdeshwar/ GNS

Mumbai, 17th November, 2017 (GNS) : The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred The Akshaya Patra Foundation, with the National Child Awards for Child Welfare 2017 on the occasion of Children’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The award was received by Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice-Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The awards were given in the presence of Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Dr Virendra Kumar.

On receiving the award, Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa said, “It is a matter of honour for The Akshaya Patra Foundation to be bestowed upon the National Award for Child Welfare by the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. I sincerely thank everyone for the award and for recognising Akshaya Patra as an organisation that has undertaken initiatives to alleviate concerns of hunger among school children while responding effectively to their social needs for a better future.”

The National Child Awards for Child Welfare 2017 are given to celebrate the exceptional achievements of children; as well as to individuals and institutions who work for child welfare and for their outstanding contribution in the field of child development and welfare. The awards were instituted with a view to recognize such voluntary action. The award carries a cash prize of INR Three Lakh and a citation for each institution.ENDS