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PM meets 'Nari Shakti' award winners

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today interacted with the recipients of Puraskar and appreciated their efforts to serve others tirelessly.

During the interaction, he spoke of 'seva paramo dharma' ( service is our supreme duty) as being an integral part of Indian culture.

The said the awardees have devoted their lives on a mission to serve others. He said their contribution extends far beyond those who benefited from their efforts, and serves as inspiration for the society, according to an official statement.

said that efforts to serve society have been a part of the Indian ethos, and are reflected in initiatives such as dharamshalas, gaushalas, and even education initiatives that are visible across the country.

was present on the occasion.

Thirty individuals and nine institutions were awarded 'Puraskar' for their work for women empowerment on

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 20:30 IST