Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018 Announced

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The Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) and Minority Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju presenting the National Youth Awards for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service, at a function, in New Delhi on August 12, 2019. The Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs, Smt. Upma Chawdhry and other dignitaries are also seen.
The Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) and Minority Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju presenting the National Youth Awards for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service, at a function, in New Delhi on August 12, 2019. The Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs, Smt. Upma Chawdhry and other dignitaries are also seen.

Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018 Announced

By PIB Delhi

          Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are given every yeartorecognize the achievements of persons in the fields of adventure, to encourage young people to develop the spirit of endurance, risk–taking, cooperative teamwork and quick, ready and effective reflexes in challenging situations and to provide incentive to the young people for getting exposed to the adventure activities.

          The award is given in four categories namely, Land Adventure, Water Adventure, Air Adventure and Life Time Achievement. This year National Selection Committee was constituted under the chairpersonship of Secretary (Youth Affairs). The Committee had expert members from the field of adventure.

          Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has decided to confer awards upon the following:

Sl. No.NameCategory
1.Ms. Aparna KumarLand Adventure
2.Late Shri Dipankar GhoshLand Adventure
3.Shri Manikandan K.Land Adventure
4.Shri Prabhat Raju KoliWater Adventure
5.Shri RameshwerJangraAir Adventure
6.Shri Wangchuk SherpaLife Time Achievement

The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India along with other Sports Awardees at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 29th August, 2019. They will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs. 5 lakh each.

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