JAMMU, Jan 16: Executive Engineer of Hydraulic of J&K and Consultant-cum-Manager Technical with M/s GVR Infra Projects Limited Er PK Nanda and Lovely Sharma from SRML Higher Secondary School received Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Excellence Award for their excellent services in their respective fields.
The award was presented by Former Speaker Lok Sabha Meira Kumar in the presence of Bisham Narain Singh, Former Cabinet Minister, Government of India and Ex-Governor of Tamil Naidu and Andhra Pardesh, Vaid Parkash, Member AICC and Kavinder Gupta, Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly.
The award was presented to Er Nanda and Lovely Sharma in a seminar on “Economic Growth and National Integration” organized by India International Friendship Society at India International Centre New Delhi.
Er Nanda received the award for outstanding individual achievements and distinguished services to the nation in the field of engineering and technology. He has already been awarded with DK Gupta Engineer of the Year Award in 2011 by Institution of Engineer (India) Jammu, Bharat Jyoti Award in March 2014, Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award in September 2014, Best Citizen of India Award by International Publishing House in November 2014 and Glory of India Award in January 2015 at Bangkok in recognition of his life time achievements in the field of engineering and technology.
Lovely Sharma an educationist, renowned social worker and a good anchor was awarded with this prestigious award for her individual achievements and distinguished services for nation. She is one who became the first to receive Mahila Ratna Award. Lovely Sharma is also having many prestigious awards and certificates to her credit.