Silver Elephant Award conferred to Tapang Taloh by the President
President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred 'Silver Elephant Award' to Tapang Taloh, Chief Commissioner of Arunachal Pradesh Bharat Scouts and Guides, in a ceremony held at Darbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhawan New Delhi on December 8.
This award is the highest national award being presented by the President of India. The award has been conferred to Taloh for being instrumental in the promotion of Scouting and guiding activities and in recognition of his distinguished services of exemplary nature to the movement in the State. He retired from government service as Director of School Education (Retired) of Arunachal Pradesh on 31st October, 2015 last.
Tapang Taloh is a resident of Ledum village of East Siang District, has rendered his service in promoting scouting among the students in the state. During his service tenure as DSE cum Chief Commissioner (S&G) Taloh inculcated the scouting sprit among the students and after receiving the award has conveyed his compliments to all the senior functionaries of Bharat Scouts and Guides, AP for their untiring efforts to make Arunachal proud.
State's Education Minister Tapang Taloh, Loksabha MP Ninong Ering, Pasighat MLA Kaling Moyong and former Education Minister Bosiram Siram have congratulated and extended warmest compliments.