2 Nov :The Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) has given seven ladies the prestigious AWWA Awards of Excellence. Col (Mrs) Sagarika Patyal has worked for improvement in quality of life of soldiers and their families in 330 Infantry Brigade, Mrs Sudeshna Mukherjee has been involved in all welfare activities created in 3 Corps Zone, Mrs Archana Gurung has worked for families of 58 GTC to impart vocational training,
Dr (Mrs) Sheila Shrikhande has worked for differently abled children and is working as Principal Asha School, Lucknow, Mrs Mangi Devi has worked for various AWWA activities in 10 Infantry Division, Mrs Nikita Shinde has worked for improvement in quality of life of families and Mrs Shilpa Damle has worked for various welfare activities for families of 39 Aslt Engineer Regiment.
Mrs Kirti Kapoor, President AWWA pinned the badges of excellence on these ladies and gave a certificate in a grand ceremony held at NCC Auditorium in the presence of all the regional AWWA Presidents. Mrs Meira Kumar, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment and Mrs Elizabeth Antony, wife of Hon’ble Defence Minister has also grace the occasion and release the AWWA publications. Later President AWWA complimented them and said these ladies are shining examples to other for their dedication and commitment to their work.