New Delhi: Nehru Siddhant Kendra Trust conferred ‘Sat Paul Mittal National Award for the year 2017’ to the Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Dr. Mangu Singh in individual category in a function held at Ludhiana yesterday.
The award was bestowed on Dr. Singh by ‘Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust’ for rendering outstanding service to the humanity and in recognition of his contribution not only in planning and execution of the Metro projects in the country but also for environmental sustainability.
The national award carries an amount of Rs. 2 Lakhs, a citation and a memento for Dr. Singh, which he will be donating to charity.
Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust was founded by Late Sh. Sat Paul Mittal, M.P to propagate the ideologies of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1983 and this national award was initiated in the fond memory of its Founder President.
Some of the prominent recipients of this award in the past include Anna Hazare, Dr. E Sreedharan, Dr. Bindeshwari Pathak, Prof. Anand Kumar (Super 30) etc.