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English Release 17-April 2014
Date Month Year
  • Vice President's Secretariat
  • Vice President Addresses at Golden Jubilee and 48th Convocation of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • Commerce Secretary to Lead High-Level Delegation to India Show in Hong Kong
  • Min of Defence
  • Indian Air Force Placement Cell (IAFPC) and Monster India Collaborate to Foster Job Opportunities for Retired Air Warriors
  • Admiral RK Dhowan PVSM, AVSM, YSM
  • Admiral RK Dhowan Appointed the New CNS
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket increased to US$ 107.50 per bbl on 16.4.2014
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Commodity-Wise Freight Revenue Earnings During Fiscal 2013-14
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • Storage of Important Reservoirs in the Country (As on 27 March 2014)

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Vice President's Secretariat22-January, 2013 15:34 IST
National Bravery Award-2012 Winner Children Meet Vice President

The children who won the National Bravery Awards-2012 met the Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari at a function here today. The Vice President interacted with the brave children and their parents and encouraged them for their valour acts. The awardee children shared with Vice President their acts of bravery and courage. Twenty two children have been awarded National Bravery Awards this year including one child awarded posthumously The awardees receive a medal, certificate and cash and they will participate in the Republic -Day Parade.

These awards were initiated in 1957 by Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW). The awardees will be granted financial assistance until they complete their school education under a sponsorship programme of the Council. Financial assistance is provided by some State Governments also. ICCW provides financial assistance under its ‘Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme’ to those children who undertake professional courses such as engineering and medicine. For other children, this assistance is provided till they complete their graduation. The Government of India has reserved some seats for the awardee children in medical and engineering colleges and polytechnics. The selection for bravery awards were made by a high powered committee comprising representatives of various ministries/departments, non-governmental organisations as well as senior members of Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW).

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Sanjay Kumar/VPI/22.01.2013
(Release ID :91742)

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