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Kiran Ulfat Goyal receives Lions’ ‘Nari Shakti Ratan Award’

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 31 Jan: Chief Promoter of Nanhi Dunya, Kiran Ulfat Goyal, was felicitated by the International Association of Lions Clubs, District 321-C1 and granted the ‘Nari Shakti Ratan Award’ in appreciation of her years of work in the field of Social Service.
The President of the Association, JP Garg, and the District Governor, Vinay Mittal, recognised her as an ‘inspirational woman who through self-reliance, self-esteem and self-confidence who carries herself with grace, strength and intelligence in the social dynamics of this world’.
As she accepted the Award, Kiran shared a few words about Nanhi Dunya. “The International Movement of Children and their Friends” was founded in 1946 by her father, Prof Lekh Raj Ulfat, who was later joined by his wife, H Sadhana Ulfat, in the selfless work for the expansion of its activities and evolution. It is a network of small centres working for the welfare of children and women from diverse backgrounds and faiths and with special needs, allowing a vast socio-cultural enrichment.
Nanhi Dunya has now completed 72 years of work flying on its own wings, without any government grants. It has grown into a widespread social movement and intends to continue to contribute to a peaceful, sustainable and integrated world by uplifting the children, the nation’s future.