Nagaland’s Sentipokla Jamir awarded ‘India’s Great Leaders Award’

Nagaland’s Sentipokla Jamir awarded ‘India’s Great Leaders Award’
TNT News | Kohima | October 29, 2018
Nagaland's Sentipokla Jamir made the state proud at the National Capital on October 21 as she held on to 'India's Great Leader's Award' organized by the National Human Welfare Council.
The recognition was bestowed upon her for her small intiative called 'Footprints'  which was inspired by her  parents. In the year 2015 this initiative started raising funds by selling pickles and also saving Rs. 100 every month and by year end, the money was collected to be utilized to buy blankets and rice-cookers for the underprivileged poor widows and widowers living in the remote villages of Nagaland.
This small journey started with a handful of well wishers who really cared for the needy people and today reaches up to more than 200 senior citizens in the state in a span of only 3 years.
Every child be it boy or girl , has every right to get education and Footprints has reached out to some of the students to send them to school by raising funds by selling homemade pickles for Rs 50-100 and the money generated is used to send them to school or clear their school fees.
"In recognition of the service rendered to the society , The Flim Studoiz Production from Mumbai held Red Carpet Social Awards and received 'Person of The Year' award as a social activist from the organizers . This unexpected award very much motivated me to contribute my best towards humanity", Sentipokla says.
She also adds, "In the month of October , the National Human Welfare  Council organised the 'Great India Leader's Award' and I also was a recipient of this prestigious award. It was truly an eye opener for me to meet so many real life heroes in the programme and get inspiration from each and everyone of them and so many well deserved awardees from across the country".
She dedicates this award to all the beautiful people in her journey and for all those who have inspired her to become a better person in life… And also to the organisers of such events for appreciating and acknowledging them for the little things she is doing.
"I am just a mere drop of water in a mighty ocean trying to create a small difference", she says.

IGLA is an honorary award under India's Great Leader's Festival -2018 which is organized by National Human Welfare Council. IGLA is given to leaders of India who show the path of prosperity and who have inspired and done remarkable work in the field of Social Development, Education, Environment, Science & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Culture, Sports, and Literature.

Awardees from more than 20 states, 30 awardees from Education field and 30 Social activist from different areas like Social Development, Environment, Science & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Culture, Sports, and Literature of India were felicitated at Press Club of India, Raisina Road New Delhi on 21st October 2018, in presence of Chief Guest as Sh. Manish Sisodiya, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and other dignitaries.

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