Ravelü receives Dr Ambedkar National Merit Award

Ravelü receives Dr Ambedkar National Merit Award
Ravelü receiving the Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award in New Delhi on August 29. (NP)
Correspondent Kohima, Sep 6 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/6/2018 11:55:37 AM IST

Ravelü Nienü, daughter of Sanüzo Nienü of Chozuba village under Phek district received the Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award-2017 for scheduled tribe meritorious students. The award was presented by Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment in New Delhi on August 29 at a function organized by Dr. Ambedkar Foundation under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Nienu is studying in class 12 (Science), Delhi Public School Ahomgaon, Guwahati, Assam.

For the Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards, there were 336 Awardees at the secondary school level and 529 Awardees at the Sr. Secondary level across 29 Boards/Councils in India. 

Under the Scheme, the cash awards of Rs 60,000, Rs.50,000 and Rs.40,000 is given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd highest marks holders respectively, along with a Merit Citation and Books on Dr. Ambedkar along with a copy of the Constitution of India.

Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) president Lavoto Chizo and education secretary Nukuto Shijoh congratulated Ravelii Nienu on the award and wish her all success in her academic career.


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