Inspirational Indians felicitated at India Positive Awards- Special Achievement Award to Vir Menon from Inventure Academy.

Talented Sailor- Vir Menon

To recognise the inspirational stories of everyday Indians, who are doing their bit to bring about a positive change, CNN-IBN, in partnership with Jaypee Group,announced 14 winners of the inaugural edition of India Positive Awards in a glittering ceremony held at The Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi

The Special Achievement Awards were presented to Col. DPK Pillay who saved lives of two critically injured kids in a Manipur village; Manohar Aich, the 100 years old former Mr. Universe who still pursues his passion of body building and stands as a sport icon for many and Vir Menon, the first Indian sailor to have ever qualified into the Gold Fleet of Laser 4.7 Worlds.

The other inspirational Indian who were felicitated at the awards ceremony are:

  • Suresh Nandmehar
  • Mushtaq Ahmed Sheikh & team
  • Hasina Kharbhih
  • Rajesh Kothwal
  • Dr. Latha Venkataram & Dr. Prabha Ramakrishna
  • Jyotinivas kumar sinha
  • Biju Varghese
  • Shramik sanitation systems
  • Aakash Sinha
  • Beyond smiles foundation
The Grand Finale of the awards ceremony will be telecast on CNN-IBN on 20th October 2012.

Great achievement indeed!