Himachal Pradesh Governor VS Kokje today attended the 33rd Annual Function of Himotkarsh, Sahitaya, Sanskriti Avam Jan Kalyan Parishad as Chief Guest at Una and said the main aim of social organisations should be to share social responsibilities.
He also said that today Indian Society is not dependent on Government only but Non- Governmental Organizations (NGO) are also coming forward to help the suffering humanity. He expressed happiness that Himotkarsh had played a leading role in various campaigns for the eradication of polio, leprosy etc. and set an example in the society.
On this occasion Governor honoured seven persons with Himotkarsh Rastriya Akatamakta Puraskar and five persons with Himotkarsh Himachal Sri Puraskar. Correspondent of outlook magazine Chander Sutta Dogra, Lal Singh Thakur, Commandant, 14th SSB Battalion Bihar, Superintendent of Police Una, Dr. Atul Fulzle, Madhu Bhaudri, Rajender Rehber, Dr. Amar Singh Badhan and M.L. Diwan were honoured with national Akatmakta Puraskar.
Manisha Nanda, Chief Electoral Officer was honoured with Sharesth Lok Sewak Himachal Sri Puraskar, Dr. M.L. Arey was honoured with Himachal Sri Puraskar for life time achievement, Prem Pakhrolvi was honoured with Himachal Shri Puraskar in the field of literature and NGO of Sirmour Himachal Metri Bhoomi Sewa Sansthan Maryog was honoured with Himachal Sri Puraskar. Besides toppers of various exams were also honoured on this occasion.