The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises bagged the third Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award on the occasion of “Hindi Diwas”. Shri Dinesh Rai, Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises accepted the Award on behalf of Ministry. President Smt. Pritabha Devi Singh Patil, presented the Award for the excellent work done by the ministry in Hindi during the year 2007-08. Union Home Minister Shri P. Chidambaram and Union State Ministers for Home Shri Ajay Makan and Shri M. Ramchandran were also present on the occasion.
Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinsha Patel, congratulated all the Officers/Staff of the MSME for this achievement and directed them to do maximum possible official work in Hindi, in order to establish direct contact with the people and for ensuring that the benefits of different welfare schemes, being implemented by the Ministry, reach the masses.