THOUBAL: “The 22nd Awards Presentation Function, 2020” which was organised by Library and Information Centre Kakching was held on Sunday at the auditorium of the Centre, Kakching.
The main programmes of the event include Floral tributes to the departed souls of the founders of Library and Information Centre Kakching, releasinig of souvenir 2020, Awards Presentation and short speeches on Covid-19 awareness.
Altogether 21 awards were presented at the event.
The most prestigious award among them is ”Governors Award( Kakching Library Award)” which was presented to the First position holder in HSLC Examination of each year. For this year, the award was presented to Reshmi Nandeibam, topper of HSLC Examination 2020. The award is donated by the Governor of Manipur and general public of Kakching and it contains cash award of Rs. 10,000 with a certificate.
The award winner Reshmi showed her pleasure and gratitude to Library and Information centre Kakching on receiving the award.
The other awards that were presented include Phanjoubam Gourahari Singh Awards, Kshetrimayum Sanajaoba Singh, Amureima Devi Award, Kshetrimayum Ibohal Singh Award, Kshetrimayum Kulachandra Singh and Shija Devi Awards, Naorem Ganga Singh Award, Yengkhom Yaima Singh Medical Scholarship, Naorem Amuba Singh Teacher Award, Naorem Niranjoi Memorial Meritorious Award, Moiranthem Toyaima Memorial Award, Dr. Kshetrimayum Ratan Singh Memorial Sports Award, Yengkhom Nimai Singh Memorial Award, Oja Achouba Merit Award, Naorem Bhubol Memorial Awards, Naorem Rakesh Commemorative Award, Nongmaithem Koknganag Singh and Maipak Devi memorial Award, Naorem Nillachandra Singh Memorial Award, Yengkhom Ibochou Singh and Tanou Devi Best Manipuri Pony Farmer Award, Thambal Maipak Memorial Award, Mayanglambam Ratan Singh and Family Awards and Leeching Lambi Awards.
It is said that these awards are being presented by the Library and Information Centre Kakching every year to the outstanding achievers of Kakching and abroad in different fields or categories.
Speaking on the occassion, Ksh. Joykumar, secretary of the Library and Information Centre Kakching said that the centre was established in the year 1994 and presentation of award started from 1999. For this year, altogether 21 awards were presented and total recipients of the year were 32, he added.
The centre has been staying as a living library since its establishment in 1994 with the warm extension of the help of Kakching people, he said.
The event was organised with full and strict adherence to SOPs and other protocols.