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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
18-April-2012 15:35 IST
Shri Mukul Wasnik Gives Away Prizes to the Winners of National Essay Competition -2011

 

 

The Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Mukul Wasnik, gave away prizes to the winners of ‘Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition (DAF-NEC) – 2011, in a ceremony held on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar on 14th April, 2012, in New Delhi. Secretary (SJ&E), Shri K. M. Acharya, Addl. Secretary (SJ&E) Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava,Vice-Chairman (DAF), Shri. F. H. Jakkappanavar and Members of DAF attended the ceremony.

 

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation (DAF), an autonomous body working under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, launched a New Scheme, viz. ‘Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition Scheme’ and organized the first competition under the scheme during the month of December, 2011, with the collaboration of DAF funded Dr. Ambedkar Chair at Aligarh Muslim University.

 

The aim of the DAF-NEC is to encourage writing on social issues, among the Students of Schools / Colleges / Universities / Institutions and arouse their interest in Dr. Ambedkar’s thoughts on fundamental social issues like social justice, removal of untouchability, caste based prejudices, removal of inequality and discrimination, social democracy, national integration, communal harmony etc.

 

As per the Scheme, the prize money to the winners of the competition is to be given as under:

  For the winner students of the recognized Colleges /Universities /Institutions

 

Language

1st prize  (Rs.)

IInd prize (Rs.)

IIIrd prize (Rs.)

Hindi

1,00,000/-

50,000/-

25,000/-

English

1,00,000/-

50,000/-

25,000/-

               

For the winner students of the recognized Schools

Language

1st prize  (Rs.)

IInd prize (Rs.)

IIIrd prize (Rs.)

Hindi

25,000/-

15,000/-

10,000/-

English

25,000/-

15,000/-

10,000/-

 

The winners of the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation National Essay Competition (DAF-NEC) – 2011 are as under:

Category: Recognized Schools

 

Hindi

English

1st Prize

(Rs. 25,000/-)

Chanchal Kawer Nathawat

Geeta Public Sr. Sec.School,

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Shubham Samariya

Lucknow Public School, Lucknow, UP

2nd Prize

(Rs. 15,000/-)

Nidhi Srivastava

Satehwari Devi Memorial Inter College,

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Bikramjit Laskar Tudu

Hirendra Leela Patranavis School

Kolkata, WB

3rd Prize

(Rs. 10,000/-)

Suneel Kumar Yadav

Sudheshu Vidya Bharti Inter College,

Kanpur, UP

Qamar Patel

S.M.Shishu Niketan Hr. Sec. School, Jammu, J&K

               

Category: Recognized University / College / Institution

 

Hindi

English

1st Prize

(Rs.1,00,000/-)

Ayushi Gupta

Barkatullah University, Bhopal, MP

Ash Mohammad

Vivekanand College of Law, Aligarh

2nd Prize

(Rs. 50,000/-)

Pratibha Gautam

Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi-16

Satrughan

Central University of Haryana, Narnaul, Haryana

3rd Prize

(Rs. 25,000/-)

Amrita Soni

Govt. State Law College, Bhopal, MP

K.R. Ramanan

University of Madras, Chennai

SKS