Kolkata: Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Sabha today organized “Pratibha Samman Samaroh 2015” at Kala Mandir Auditorium where meritorious students were felicitated who have proven their excellence in educational fields. The occasion was graced by the presence of eminent personalities like: Mr. Partha Chatterjee, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, School Education & Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of WB; Mr. Vivek Gupta, Member of Parliament; Shri Jodhraj Laddha, Chairman of Akhil Bhartiya Maheshwari MahaSabha and many others who inspired the students with their motivational speeches.
Other members present at this Pratibha Samman Samorah to honor the praiseworthy students were: Shree Manoj Toshniwal, Shree Kumar Toshniwal, Nand Kishore Lakhotia, Smt. Manju Kothari, Rakesh Mohta, BhanwarLal Rathi, Sampat Mandhanya, Chand Ratan Chandak, Sumit Binani, Hemant Marda and many others.
The objective of this event was to felicitate the meritorious Maheshwari students residing at Kolkata who have made remarkable achievements in the year 2014-15 (from 01.07.2014 – 31.08.2015) in various competitive exams. These achievements include passing: Minimum 85% in West Bengal Secondary (Class 10) & Higher Secondary (Class 12) Exam, for other boards minimum 90%, CA, CS, ICMAI, MBA (Top 10 Colleges only), LLB, B.Tech, MBBS, IPS, IAS, CMA or for achieving other such valuable degrees. Around 225 students were felicitated with trophies and certificates at this Pratibha Samman Samorah 2015 organized by Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Sabha.
The students were felicitated by association with Pushkar Narayan Toshniwal Charitable Trust. This trust has been recognizing the meritorious students and rewarding them with an objective of promoting and nurturing education. The trust provides financial help to these meritorious students who need financial help through which they can complete their educational dreams. The trust also donates food, clothes and medicines to the needy and by providing aids in emergency situations and relief in rescue operations. Pushkar Narayan Toshniwal Charitable Trust is being managed by Shree Manoj Toshniwal and Shree Kumar Toshniwal.
Congratulating the meritorious students, Shri Hemant Marda, Jan Sampark of Vrihattar Kolkata Maheshwari Sabha said, “Students are the pillars and future of the society. We feel really glad to encourage the students by recognizing their talents through this program every year.”
Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Sabha is the body affiliated to All India with Akhil Bhartiya Maheshwari Mahasabha and there are 11 local units under this which include: Madhya Calcutta Maheshwari Sabha, Uttar Calcutta Maheshwari Sabha, Dakshin Calcutta Maheshwari Sabha, Maheshwari Sabha Srirampur Anchal – Rishra, Belgharia Shri Maheshwari Sabha, Maheshwari Sabha – Howrah, Bali Anchal Maheshwari Sabha, VIP Anchal Maheshwari Sabha, Bidhan Nagar Maheshwari Sabha, Hind Motor Maheshwari Sabha and Purva Kolkata Maheshwari Sabha.
Vrihattar Kolkata Pradeshik Maheshwari Sabha has also been organizing various camps & events for social welfare of the society like Blood Donation Camps, initiatives for women empowerment & welfare, Grand Celebration of Mahesh Navami & Gangaur, several religious programmes, Holi & Diwali Preeti Sammelan, several events for the youth and a variety of other activities too.