first_imgThe Life Time Achievement awards were given to Yashwant The Life Time Achievement awards were given to Yashwant Narayan Kadam (Kolhapur, Maharashtra) and Manohar Vishwanath Bhale (Dewas, Madhya Pradesh), for their efforts in making significant contribution to the society especially for the elderly. Jitendra Udhampuri and Rabindranath Das Shastri were given creative art awards. Udhampuri, who hails from Jammu, was honoured for his efforts in the development and enrichment of Dogri language. 78-year-old Shastri, who is a native of Gandhighat in Tripura, was given the award for his outstanding contribution in the field of Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit and Bengali languages and also for his continued activism into his age. Bahadur Singh from Punjabs Patiala was given the award for his contribution in sports and adventure. Districts Panchayats of Dindori (Madhya Pradesh) and Udupi (Karnataka) were given Best District Panchayat award in providing services and facilities to senior citizens. Assams Gram Vikas Parsihad and Maharashtras Pravara Rural Hospital were recognised as best institutions for providing services to senior citizens and for awareness generation. PTI AKV IKAlast_img