Akshay Sharma of Class XII from Jammu receives the Rashtrapati Puraskar for Bharat Scouts and Guides 2013. He received the award from President in a ceremonial function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi. Rashtapati Puraskar is a top honour in Scouts and Guides which was awarded to him by President Pranab Mukherjee.
On receiving the highest prize, he said,” I feel excited to represent the state and receive the award. The credit for the achievement goes to my family, my mentor Wing Commander MM Joshi (Zonal Commissioner) and the school”
Ashwani Sharma , father of the young boy is indeed proud of his achievement. Akshay feels thankful for the support of his family and said,” The support of my parents and sisters made this possible”
Akshay Sharma is a student of Lawrence Public School. Not only his family, whole Jammu and Kashmir is proud of his achievement.