IMO News Service
Hyderabad: “The Gems of the Nation Award” was recently held at FEED Trust office at Begumpet in Hyderabad. The function witnessed the presence of large number of guests, donors, awardees and parents of the students of Telangana and A.P states.
The meritorious and poor girl students of SSC-2017 batch, who secured 9.3 GPA and above were awarded with INR 10,000/- ($160), a medal and a certificate, in addition to a gift pack containing Parker Pen, Moral books, scarf and a blanket.
Total of 304 students were selected for this program and an amount of INR 36.50 Lakhs (US$57,940) was spent for this project.
Ghiasuddin Babukhan, Founder of FEED, briefed the activities of Trust and congratulated the awardees for achieving top rank GPA with their hard work and advised the students to maintain consistency in merits in future to achieve success in life.
Dr. R. Praveen Kumar, IPS, Secretary, Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society, was the chief guest on the occasion. He called upon the students to dream big and chase their dreams. For inspiration to the students, he narrated his own biography as he rose from labor’s family to a respectable bureaucrat.
The guest of honor A.K. Khan, IPS (Rtd. DGP – ACB), Advisor, Minority welfare, Govt. of Telangana, hailed the awardees and hoped that these “GEMS” would inspire their peer groups. He assured to help those students, who have ambition to crack Civil Services examinations.
Mohsin Ali Khan, President, HAWMA, USA, while congratulating the “GEMS” and Trust, expressed his confidence in FEED as Trustworthy partner for HAWMA, for the dedicated and professional management on the charity activities for upliftment of underprivileged.
The awards were distributed by the chief guest, guests of honor and Ghiasuddin Babukhan.