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March 09, 2020 Monday 01:06:29 PM IST

Karthyayini Amma receives Nari Shakti Puraskar

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The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented the Nari Shakti Puraskar to Karthyayini Amma (98) from Alappuzha, Kerala, India on the occasion of International Women’s Day at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre (RBCC) on 08 March 2020. She appeared for writing the fourth standard equivalency course under Kerala Literacy Mission and bagged the first rank and scored 98% marks. 

The Nari Shakti Puraskar, instituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, is a "National Award in recognition of exceptional work for women empowerment" conferred every year on March 8 as a mark of respect and recognition for those who have demonstrated exemplary courage and stellar contribution towards empowerment of women.


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