New Delhi: Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has been conferred the prestigious 'Rajbhasha Kirti' award (Second Prize) under the PSU category (C Region) for the second consecutive year.
BEL's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Anandi Ramalingam has received the awards on behalf of BEL from Union Ministers of State, Ministry of Home Affairs Ajay Kumar Mishra and Nisith Pramanik at the annual awards ceremony held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on the occasion of Hindi Day, on Tuesday. The Union Home Minister Amit Shah was also present during the first half of the function. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityan Rai, BEL's Executive Director (National Marketing) Manoj Kumar and GM (Radar)/BEL-Ghaziabad Jagadish Chand too were present on the occasion.
This award has been instituted by the Department of Official Language (OL), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, to honour Central Government offices, banks and PSUs for excellence in implementation of the OL Policy and its usage in the three regions, A, B and C. The award carries a memento and a citation.
Shrinivas Rao, Officer (OL)/BEL-Corporate Office, has been awarded the 'Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar' (Second Prize) under the Non-Hindi category for FY 2018-19 for his article "Indian Advertising World – Size, Evolution, Potential and Future." This award is bestowed on authors of well-researched Hindi articles, published in the official magazines of the central government firms.