Manisha Malu Verma awarded

“Champion of Change” at hands of
Hon. Vice President of India Shri. M Venkaiah Naidu

Manisha Malu Verma, social activist and wedding planner from the city was chosen as one of the awardees for ushering in change in their district under the “Transformation of Aspirational District “programme, a brain child of the NITI Aayog, which aims to quickly and effectively bring about transformational changes in the chosen 115 districts of India.
Manisha received this award for her work in the field of Children Education, hygiene, cleanliness and upliftment of the less fortunate. The award selection jury was led by Former Chief Justice Shri K.G. Balakrishnan and comprised of Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra, former Supreme Court Judge, Dr. S Y Quraishi, former Chief Election Commissioner of India; Sonal Mansingh, Padma Vibhushan; Anil Kumar Sinha, Former CBI director; Pahlaj Nihalani, former Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification; Yaduvendra Mathur, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog and President, Aditya Birla Group, Amit Bajaj.
35 prominent citizens including senior political leaders, bureaucrat and social activists from around the country were selected for this prestigious award. The Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony at the Vigyan Bhavan at New Delhi on 26th Dec at the hands of Honourable Vice President
Shri. M Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of all the jury members and dignitaries including film maker Shri. Subhash Ghai, Bollywood Actor Govinda, CEO of Power Corridors Shri. Nandan Jha, Dr. Ved Prakash Vedik, Veteran Journalist and other dignitaries. The other prominent awardees included Shri. N Biren Singh, Hon. CM of Manipur, Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Sudarshan Bhaga, Member of Parliament, Nishikant Dubey, Superintendent of Police, Commissioners of Police and many other known personalities from their different facets of life and region.

This award was bestowed upon Manisha by the “Interactive Forum on Indian Economy”. Manisha received this prestigious award at the hands of Honourable Vice President of India Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu. The Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu said, “Ultimate aim of good governance and reforms was to empower the last man in the queue and providing a say for such persons in the process of development should be the ultimate aim of governance.”