The Award family wishes to congratulate Ms Priyo Lall (YES Centre Manager and Director Special Education, Raphael, Dehra Dun) on receiving The Rajiv Gandhi Manav Sewa Award from the President of India Mr. Pranav Mukherjee on 14th November 2014, for services rendered for the welfare of children. In pursuance of its policy to support and encourage voluntary action, and in memory of the later Prime Minister, Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India instituted this award in 1994 to honour individuals who make outstanding contributions towards service for children, including children with various kinds of disabilities. The sole basis for selection is the quality of work performed by the individual for the cause of children. Voluntary action has a special place in the nation's effort for promoting the well being of children and the Award seeks to grant recognition for individual excellence in such voluntary services. We are proud of her association with us.