Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Dr. Rajiv Saizal today said that Himachal Pradesh had been given five awards in different categories for outstanding work under the nutrition campaign.
He said that these awards were given to the state by Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog in a function is organised at New Delhi on Wednesday evening.
Deputy Commissioner of Hamirpur district Richa Verma was awarded for excellent work and leadership at district level. Women and Child Development Department was given award for carrying out effective campaign on nutrition programme through social media.
Dr. Saizal said that Supervisor Lajaya Bindra of Chandi Circle, Dharampur of Integrated Child Development Project in Solan district was given prize for her outstanding work at individual level.
At the village level, the award was conferred to Pradhan Devki Devi, Anganwadi worker Veer Devi, Health Worker Bharti, Pradhan of Lunas gram panchayat Kamala Devi all from Rajvahan self-help group and Child Development Project, Nalagarh.
He said that at village level Asha worker Santoshi Devi of Chhiachi, Anganwadi worker Suneeta Devi of Dehu and Health Center Chhiachi Subhadra had been honoured for their contributions at village level.