West Bengal honoured with UN Public Service Award

Posted on:24 Jun 2017 12:44:40
West Bengal honoured with UN Public Service Award
24 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee received the highest prize in United Nations Public Service Award for the State Government’s Kanyashree Prakalpa (Girl Child) scheme in The Hague, Netherlands.

  • Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme of West Bengal came first among the 552 project nominations received by the UN from 62 countries.

  • West Bengal has been awarded in the Asia-Pacific group for the category is 'Reaching the Poorest and Most Vulnerable through Inclusive Services and Participation'.


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