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Dr. S. Solomon, Director, IISR, Lucknow received Award from the President of India

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee Ji, today (September 14, 2013) on the occasion of Hindi Diwas - 2013, conferred the coveted Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Puraskar 2012-13 (Second Prize) for the Government Magazines to Dr. S.Solomon, the Director of the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. The President of India was distributing the coveted Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Awards in a Function of Ministry of Home, (Department of Official Languages), Govt. of India, New Delhi at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on September 14, 2013. The Institute's Rajbhasha Patrika "Ikshu" received the Second Prize under the Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Puraskar 2012-13 for the Government Magazines. Dr. Solomon, Director of the Institute received this prize. About 40 awards of different categories were distributed in the function by the President.

Institute’s Rajbhasha Patrika “Ikshu” published by the Institute to encourage the use of Hindi in scientific writings and also to strengthen Hindi Development was adjudged the second best magazine published by the central Government departments/offices located in “kaa” region, the main Hindi speaking belt comprising UP, Bihar, M.P, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttrakhand and Himachal states.

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