New Delhi, 6 Oct :The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari presented the 14th Smt Ratan Sharma Smriti Bal Sahitya Puraskar to Ms. Geetika Goel for her book entitled “Chunmun Ki Kahaniyan “ at a function organized by Shri Ratan Lal Sharma Smriti Nyas here today. The Vice President presented Ms. Goel a cheque of Rs 15,000/-, a memento and a citation.
Addressing on the occasion the Vice President said that the children are the future of our nation and we have to ensure them a better future. The required attention has not been paid to the school education and we could not achieve the 100 percent literacy in our country so far. We can educate our children by telling moral stories.
The Vice President congratulated the author and the Nyas for bringing out such a purposeful children book and asked them to ensure that this book should reach the library of every primary school in the country so that all children should get the benefit of this book.
Noted littérateurs Shri Mahip Singh and Shri Ahok Chakradhar also addressed. A Many dignitaries were present on the occasion.