NEW DELHI: In order to confer distinguishing awards to its illustrious alumni, the Old Students’ Association (OSA) of Hindu College, University of Delhi organised its 18th Distinguished Alumni Awards-2022 at the Silver Oak, India Habitat Center in the Capital. The Hon’ble Justice of Supreme Court of India S. Ravindra Bhat graced the awards ceremony as the Chief Guest & the renowned Film maker Imtiaz Ali was the Guest of Honour.
The college was established in the year 1899 and has produced several big achievers in different fields of work arenas. Ravi Burman, President, Old Students’ Association (OSA), Hindu College said that ‘The OSA Hindu College Distinguished Alumni Awards annually recognizes Outstanding Achievers who have excelled in their respective fields and made a significant contribution to the society at large. He said that all the activities of last two years came to a standstill and now we have restarted the activities.
During the Pandemic Hindu College Alumni did yeomen service by helping its alumni organize 55 Buses for the migrants to all over North and East. Dhruv Shringi, Rajiv Nayar, Sidharth Luthra contributed to this effort. The OSA has started the OSA, Principal P C Verma Pandemic Relief Grant and 110 EWS students of College were given their entire annual fees as a grant totaling to Rs.17.74 lacs’. He further stated that the OSA has given the College a donation of Rs.44.29 lacs for the Multimedia Studio and the Premchand Memorial Amphitheatre. Mr. Burman said that the aim is upskilling students in this state of art Studio and preparing them to work in the Media & Film Industry.
Burman also introduced the Patrons of OSA – Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Prem Prakash, Founder of ANI, Sidharth Luthra and Rajiv Nayar, Senior advocates at the Supreme Court of India.The 18th Distinguished Alumni Awards-2022 felicitated the following alumni of the
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
KULDIP SINGH DHINGRA
Industrialist & Group Chairman, Berger Paints India Excellence in Business & Industry
OSA SPECIAL AWARDS
MoS Ministry of External Affairs and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Government of India
Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Service
Dr. LALIT BHASIN
On completing 60 years in The Legal Profession
4 HINDU COLLEGE
On consistent All India Top Ranking among the Colleges
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS
5.ATUL CHATURVEDI (IAS) Secretary, Department of Secretary, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying; Government of India
Excellence in Civil Service
RAJESH BHUSHAN (IAS) Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India Excellence in Civil Service
PANKAJ KUMAR SINGH (IPS).Director General, Border Security Force (BSF) Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI Excellence in Security Affairs
JUSTICE MANOJ KUMAR OHRI
Judge Delhi High Court, Excellence in Judiciary
JUSTICE JASMEET SINGH Judge Delhi High Court, Excellence in Judiciary
10.MOHIT SARAF Founder and Managing Partner, Saraf & Partners Excellence in Legal Affairs
11.PASANG DORJEE SONA Speaker, Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Excellence in Public Affairs
12.KAVITA BAGGA Entrepreneur and Director, Kara Organics Pvt. Ltd Excellence in Organic Farming
13.ARVIND PRASAD, Director- Leisure Hotels, Cricket and Squash Champion
Excellence in Sports
VIVEK NAGPAL Visionary leader of Rosmerta Technologies Excellence in Business & Industry
15 RAJESH MEHRA, Director & Promoter, Jaquar Group Excellence in Business & Industry
YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS
16.TANYA SAXENA, Bharatanatyam Exponent, Excellence in Classical Dance (Bharatnatyam)
17.DIPANKAR GHOSESpecial Correspondent, Indian Express Excellence in Journalism
18.SHUCHI PRASAD Director, Cinematographer and Filmmaker Excellence in Cinema
19. AAKANKSHA BHARGAVA CEO and President of PMR (P.M. Relocations) Excellence in Entrepreneurship
Many illustrious Hinduites graced the occasion including Justice Rekha Palli, Justice Mini Pushkarna (Judges, Delhi High Court), Muktesh K. Pardeshi (IFS) Additional Secretary, G20 Operations, Ministry of External Affairs; Mr. Yashovardhan Azad (IPS retd.), Former Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission; Dr.Anup Wadhawan (IAS retd.) Former Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Mr. Sanjiv N. Sahai (IAS retd.), Director Nehru Memorial Museum & Library; Mr. Satyanarayan Mohanty (IAS retd.), Former Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC); Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, Former President, South Asian University; Mr. Jatindra Nath Swain, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India, Mr. Atulya Mishra, Resident Commissioner- Tamil Nadu Bhawan, Mr. D. S. Bains( IAS), Former Home Secretary, Punjab, Mr. Dilip Trivedi (IPS), Former DG of CRPF.
With over 123 years of the history, “Hindu College endeavours to nurture students with a keen analytical and scientific bent of mind with a sensitivity to their responsibilities and human values so that they are amongst the best citizens of India,” cites College Manual 1, Clause 2.