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Pranab Mukherjee hands out awards to 28 people for their contribution to Hindi

Aug 27, 2014    

New Delhi President Pranab Mukherjee today awarded 28 persons, including three journalists and an ISROscientist, for their outstanding contribution towards the development and spread of Hindi language.The awards for the years 2010 and 2011 were given under seven categories at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Shamtorf Azad from Uzbekistan and Woo Jo Kim from South Korea were the two foreign nationals awarded the Dr George Grierson Award for the spread of Hindi in foreign lands.Senior ISRO scientist Kali Shankar was awarded the Atmaram Award for his writings in Hindi on scientific and techn...

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