NAVI MUMBAI: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust was awarded the “Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar” for the year 2016-17 in the category of ‘B’ region for autonomous bodies and boards, for its excellent implementation of official language.
The award (second prize) was presented at an elegant ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on the occasion of Hindi Divas celebration on 14th September, 2017.
This is the 11th consecutive year that JNPT has won this award, for its excellent implementation of official language.
Deputy Chairman of JNPT, Shri Neeraj Bansal, IRS, accepted the award from the Honourable President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind. Also present at the occasion were Honourable Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, Honourable Union Ministers of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Shri Kiren Rijiju alongwith other dignitaries.