Environmentalist from Meghalaya conferred Young Indian Leaders Awards

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Staff Reporter
Shillong, Aug 30:
The IBN Network, in partnership with IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd., recognised the achievements of nine young Indians at the 3rd edition of Young Indian Leaders Awards held in New Delhi. In a glittering awards ceremony, MoS for Communications & IT, Sachin Pilot, felicitated the winners, including Kamal Medhi from Meghalaya.
The event opened with a power-packed performance by popular music band Euphoria.
Kamal Medhi works for the Samrakshan Trust, an NGO working for sustainable development of forest-dependent communities. For seven years, Medhi has been at the forefront of a movement that aims to involve the community comprising 36 villages in the Baghmara area of Lower Garo Hills in conservation efforts, making them see the efficacy of their efforts, helping them engage in livelihood issues through eco-tourism.
‘Young Indian Leaders Awards’ in its 3rd Edition applauds the youth of this nation for their accomplishments, commitment to society and their zeal to contribute in shaping the future of India. This path-breaking initiative is meant to honour and showcase young achievers from various fields of expertise, who symbolize optimism and can be a source of inspiration to the nation’s youth.
The award adheres to a process of selection which has the IBN Network Editorial Board at its core.
The premier trophy given to all award recipients represents the patriotic zest of today’s youth. Embellished with the colours; of saffron, white and green crystals, illuminate the impressive ‘Y’ shaped trophy.
The Grand Finale of the awards ceremony will be telecast on CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat on September 8 at 6 pm, 8 pm and 6 pm respectively.


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