- Namrata Das, Sanghamitra Mishra, Shantilata Barik and Kalpana Das conferred with the First ‘CharanSparsh Award’
Bhubaneswar, 23.12.2018:Social Organization, Kanyaa AnmolHai (KAH), known for its work on protecting girl children has designed an innovative programme to felicitate outstanding women for their inspiring work. Named appropriately as ‘Charan Sparsh’, this initiative has been created to present a platform that celebrates the life, work and legacy of female living legends of Odisha who have inspired generations of girls and women in Odisha and beyond to excel in different professions, to be examples in personal lives in contributing to social reforms and in being resilient during times of hard challenges and difficulties.
The Doyen of Odia devotional songs Ms. Shantilata Barik, Legendary Mountaineer Ms. Kalpana Das, Inspiring teacher and literary genius Dr. Sanghamitra Mishra and Veteran Odia actress Ms. Namrata Das were unanimously chosen by the jury for their excellent work in different fields. This award ceremony was organsied today in Hotel Swosti Primium at Bhubaneswar. Mr. Saroj Dash, the National Coordinator of KAH feels a strong need to celebrate the life and work of our women to inspire our next generation of women.
Legendary Mountaineer Ms. Kalpana Das said that when she will get an opportunity to go for mountaineering she will definitely take the ‘Kanya Anmol He’ logo along with lord Jagannath Bana (Pataka). Fonder Sri Saroj Dash presided the award ceremony.
Sasmita Dash (Founder), Amiyabala Parida( President) Anshu Tripathy ( Co-Chairperson), Archana Panigrahi, Sagar Dash ( Coordinator), Suryanarayan Mohanty, Tapaswini Pattnaik were present at this occasion .