'Nutrient-rich Flour for Anganwadi Kids Soon'

Published: 27th November 2015 06:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th November 2015 06:11 AM   |  A+A-

PUDUCHERRY: Chief Minister N Rangasamy said here on Thursday that the administration would take steps to regularise the services of anganwadi workers who have put in five years of service.

Addressing a programme related to Children’s Day function, Rangasamy also informed that the administration proposed to supply flour enriched with nutrients to the anganwadi students soon.

Rangasamy congratulated K Naidhruvane, a student of Amrita Vidyalaya, who won National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2015 in tabla and mridangam at the national level.

He was awarded for his exceptional musical talent by President Pranab Mukherjee recently. A Class VI student,  Naidhruvane was honoured during Children’s Day celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan recently.

Naidhruvane has over 100 stage performances to his credit. He has been part of two world record programmes by continuously playing tabla for three hours. Naidhruvane has also won many first prizes in many inter-state competitions. Naidhruvane gave performances in DD and local channels as well.

Naidhruvane started learning tabla from Kalaisemmal Kombakkam L Jagannathan at the age of four and also participated in Veena programmes organised by Veena Arts Academy run by Sugumar.

Naidhruvane is learning Mridangam and Arumughanam under the guidance of Kalamamani S Gopakumar, professor of Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam.

The award included a cash prize of Rs 10,000, certificate and a silver medal along with a book voucher for Rs 3,000.

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