HIMACHAL GAURAV AWARD
Chief Minister conferred ‘Himachal Gaurav’ Award upon Olympian Silver Medal Winner Shooter Subedar Vijay Kumar besides presenting a draft of cash prize of rupees one crore for winning Silver Medal in the recently concluded Olympics in London. He also presented papers of one 200 square meter HIMUDA plot at Mandhala, Baddi to Subedar Vijay Kumar as free of cost in recognition of his outstanding laurels earned to the State.
Chief Minister also conferred ‘Tagore Samman’ upon veteran folk singer Smt. Gambhari Devi of district Bilaspur for her outstanding contribution to preserve and promote Himachali folk art.
Special Prizes were given to Special Children and their coach for their selection to participate in Special Olympics being organised in Korea in 2013.