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BEL bags Rajbhasha Kirti Award for second time

Sep 14th, 2021 7:11 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

New Delhi, September 14, 2021: Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has been conferred the prestigious ‘Rajbhasha Kirti’ Award (Second Prize) under PSU category (‘C’ region) for the second consecutive year.

Mrs Anandi Ramalingam, Officiating CMD, BEL, received the awards on behalf of BEL from Union Ministers of State, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ajay Kumar Mishra, and Nisith Pramanik, at the annual awards ceremony held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on the occasion of Hindi Day, today. The Home Minister,Amit Shah, was present during the first half of the function. Nityanand Rai, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs; Manoj Kumar, Executive Director (National Marketing), BEL, and Jagadish Chand, GM (Radar)/BEL-Ghaziabad, too, were present on the occasion.

This award has been instituted by the Department of Official Language (OL), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, to honour Central Government offices, banks and PSUs for excellence in implementation of the OL Policy and its usage in the three regions, A, B and C. The award carries a memento and a citation.

Shrinivas Rao, Officer (OL)/BEL-Corporate Office, has been awarded the ‘Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar’ (Second Prize) under Non-Hindi category (2018-19) for his article “Indian Advertising World – Size, Evolution, Potential and Future”. This award is bestowed on authors of well-researched Hindi articles, published in the official magazines of Central Government firms.

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