Sambalpur, Feb 22: Nuadei Khadia, a Divyang girl crowned Prameya’s prestigious Ojoswini Award this year. Nuadei deserved Ojoswini-2021 that’s usually dedicated to women who excel in nation building by teaching poor and destitute children.
Being a tri-cycler, 29-year-old Nuadei travels miles to teach the deprived students in the unreachable suburbs in Jharsuguda.
Taking Nuadei’s noble mission into account, Prameya family dedicated Ojaswini-2021 honour to her in a special festive organised at Aranyak Manch, Sambalpur on February 21.
Noted Neurosurgeon and Vice-Chancellor of Siksha ‘o’ Anusandhan (SOA) University, Prof. Dr Ashok Kumar Mahapatra felicitated Nuadei with the award.
Among other leading women, Jayanti Deep and Mansi Bariha were recognised as runner’s ups for their exemplary contributions towards the society.
Jayanti, a cop by profession has been airing Sambalpuri fork cult in and around the country through her cultural institute named ‘Sanchara Kala’.
Similarly, Manashi Bariha awarded for rescuing around six hundred Balangir based migrated labourers from the tyranny of masters in Andhra Pradesh.
Besides, Famous lyrist of ‘Rangabati’ Sambalpuri folk song Padma Shri Mitrabhanu Gountia and noted App developer Ayush Ranjan Rout got honoured with legendary ‘Prameya Samman’-2021.
In a formal meeting convened by the Group Editor of the Prameya & News7 Gopal Krishna Mohapatra, Prof. Dr Ashok Kumar Mahapatra joined as the chief guest, Padma Shri Mitrabhanu Gountia as special guest and Prof. Shikha Bhardwaj of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur as the chief speaker.
While addressing scores of audience, the guests emphasized on absolute woman empowerment for an empowered India. However, the mission can only be achieved through thrift of our mental change, opined guests.