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Bal Niketan
 
National Award
It is a matter of great honour that the National Award for Child Welfare for the year 2000 was conferred on Bal Niketan in recognition of its continuous outstanding voluntary work in the field of child development. For this Award, Bal Niketan was selected through a rigorous process both at the State and National level.

The National Awards were presented by His Excellency Shri K.R. Narayanan, the then President of India at a special function held at Rashtarpati Bhawan, New Delhi on 14.2.2002. The Award for Bal Niketan was received from the President by its Hony. Secretary Dr. Madhu Sharma with the Citation and Award Money cheque for Rs. 2,00,000 (Rs. Two Lacs). The Citation of the National Award to Bal Niketan is reproduced below:

'Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Women and Child Development
NATIONAL AWARD FOR CHILD WELFARE
2000
This National Award is given to
Bal Niketan, Panchkula (Haryana)
in public recognition of the valuable services
to the community rendered in the field of
Child Welfare.
New Delhi
Dated: 14th February 2002
sd/-
Secretary to Government of India';
 
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