The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari presented the Capital Foundation Awards instituted by Capital Foundation Society to many distinguished persons at a function in New Delhi on 7 September 2013. These awards are given in different categories.
Hamid Ansari presented Capital Foundation Justice VR Krishna Iyer Award to S. Jaipal Reddy, the Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Science, Technology and Public Service.
He presented Capital Foundation Award to Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha in recognition of his contribution as an Outstanding Parliamentarian. He also presented Capital Foundation’s Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award to Dr. Lalit Bhasin in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Human Rights and Legal Education; and Capital Foundation’s Justice Kuldip Singh Award to Vijay Panjwani in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Environmental Protection.
Besides these the Vice President also presented Capital Foundation Awards in different categories to Dr Justice K. Narayana Kurup, former Judge High Court of Kerala for Public Health and Anti Smoking Campaign; Shri Manjit Singh for Punjabi Language, Culture and Tradition; Lt. General Syed Ata Hasnain for Military Services and Leadership; Major General Dr. Naresh Chandra Arora for Orthopaedics ; and Shri M.G. Arora for Law Publications.
Who: M. Hamid Ansari
Where: New Delhi
When: 7 September 2013