State awards announced on Republic Day

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VIVEK SHARMA- State TimesJAMMU : The State Government today released the list of names for grant of State Awards on Republic Day in various fields.
Mr. Ghulam Rasool Tak (posthumously), Mr. Akhil Singh (posthumously) have been accorded State award for Bravery.
Mr. G. N. Gauhar (Writer) has been accorded State Award for achievement in the field of literature.
Mr. Rashid Haafiz (Folk Singer) and Mr. Suraj Singh (Singer) have been accorded State Award for performing Arts.
Mr. Majid Ahmad Mir, (Kani Shawl Art) has been awarded for excellence in Arts and Crafts.
Dr. Mohammad Ishaq Wani, Director General Budget, Finance Department, Mr. Shahzada Bilal, Director, Perspective and Manpower Planning, Planning and Development Department, Dr. Shakti Gupta, Professor and Medical Superintendent AIIMS, New Delhi and Dr. Anil Gupta Professor and Head-cum-Medical Superintendent, Department of Hospital Administration, PGIMER, Chandigarh have been accorded State Award for meritorious public service.
Ms Padma Sachdev (Writer) has been accorded State life time achievement award.
Mr. Atul Pangotra (Taekwondo), Mr. Rashid Ahmed Choudhary, (Fencing), Ms Rita Devi (Handball), Mr Zakariya Yaseen Bhat (Thang-Ta) and Mr. Shubham Khajuria (Cricket) have been accorded State Award for outstanding Sports person.
Mr. Vivek Sharma Bureau Chief, State Times has been accorded State Award for outstanding media person.