Five initiatives honoured with PM`s awards for excellence
Pratyaya Amrit, Chairman of Patna-based Rajya Pul Nirmal Nigam Limited received the award from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his efforts to turn the sick company into Rs 80 crore profit making unit in the last fiscal.
New Delhi: Turnaround of a sick bridge
construction undertaking in Bihar and an educational centre
for disabled children in Maharashtra were among five
initiatives that were today honoured with the Prime Minister`s
Awards for Excellence in Public Administration.
Pratyaya Amrit, Chairman of Patna-based Rajya Pul
Nirmal Nigam Limited received the award from Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh for his efforts to turn the sick company into
Rs 80 crore profit making unit in the last fiscal.
Besides completing pending bridges by December 2008 and
pulling the loss making corporation out of debt, it
diversified into new sectors like roads and building
construction, irrigation projects, beautification of state
capital and Patna Road Project.
The award for "Success story of Malkapur 24x7 water
supply scheme" in Maharashtra was shared by four persons
and the award for the education and training centre for
children with hearing impairment, also in Maharashtra, was
given to two persons.
The Commissionerate of Health, Medical Services and
Medical Education in Gujarat bagged the award for its "sickle
cell anaemia control programme" and Department of Environment,
Science and Technology in Himachal Pradesh was given the award
for "sustainable plastic waste management".
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and
Pension V Narayanasamy and Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar
were also present.