Navin awarded the ‘Glory of India Award’

Posted on 26 January 2012

...for the ‘meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role’ in the field of Archaeology and Conservation.

Award presented by:
Shri Rajeev Shukla, Hon’ble Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Bhishma Narain Singh, Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam

Navin Piplani has been recognized for his exceptional contribution to the theory and practice of cultural heritage conservation whilst working as the Director of Studies and Hamlyn-Feilden Fellow in the Centre for Conservation Studies, Department of Archaeology, University of York.

The annual event, held at Hotel Le Meridien in Lutyens’ New Delhi, was organised by the India International Friendship Society, a non-governmental organization that aims to provide a platform to facilitate interaction between Non-resident Indians & Government of India and State Governments with regard to their investment and mutual benefit. The Society confers “Glory of India Award” to luminous personalities in India and abroad, who have glorified India with outstanding contributions in their specialized fields, such as science & technology, education, services providers industry, politics and social work, peace and harmony, religious activities, arts and literatures, etc.

A detailed account is mentioned in the recent article in Asian Voice published in the UK.