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PM “National Award” to Hoshangabad Collector, Sanket Bhondve  

Dec 3rd, 2015 9:42 am | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE


Today in New Delhi, on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitly has awarded Hoshangabad District Collector Sanket Bhondve (an IAS officer of 2007 batch MP cadre)  with National Award for Excellent Work in the field of rehabilitation and uplift of differently-abled people.

Bhondve was awarded for Excellent Works for rehabilitation and uplift of disabled persons at a function in New Delhi today

In Hoshangabad, various welfare programmes and activities for uplift of the differently-abled people have yielded encouraging results and the Central government has selected the district in the category of best districts, it said.

To make differently-abled persons self-reliant, block-level introductory conventions of such grooms and brides were held.


Marriages of as many as 51 couples of various religions were solemnised at functions at the district-level, the release said.

The couples were provided a grant of Rs 50,000 each and their Aadhar cards and Jan Dhan bank accounts were opened on the spot and sanction orders issued pertaining to Rupay Card and benefits under other government schemes.



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