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Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award for Rubber Board
Department of Official Language under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has selected Rubber Board for Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award (second prize) for excellence in implementation of official language policy. Dr. A. Jayathilak, Chairman, Rubber Board received the award from the Hon’ble President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee in a function held at Rashtrapathi Bhavan in connection with Hindi Day on 14 September 2014.
Mr. Rajnath Singh (Union Minister for Home Affairs), Mr. Viju Chacko (Secretary in charge, Rubber Board) and Mr. G. Sunil Kumar (Asst. Director, Official Language, Rubber Board) were also present on the occasion.
The award is instituted for excellence in implementing Hindi as official language among Boards, Trusts and Societies under Central Government in States where Hindi is not used as mother tongue.
Photograph: Dr. A. Jayathilak, Chairman, Rubber Board receiving Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award (second prize) from the President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee. Mr. Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for Home Affairs is also seen. The award is instituted by the Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs.