Assam's Tapoban NGO honoured with Children's Champion Award

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Assam's Tapoban NGO honoured with Children's Champion Award

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights conferred the Assam-based Tapoban NGO with the Children's Champion Award 2023 and the award was presented in the Health and Nutrition category.

An Overview of the News 

  • Kumud Kalita, founder-president of Tapoban and a political science teacher at a junior college of the school, received the award from Justice S Muralidhar, Chief Justice of Odisha High Court in New Delhi.

  • This NGO focuses on supporting children with special needs and autism.

  • The Children's Champion Award recognizes individuals and organisations for their significant contribution to the welfare of children in areas such as education, justice, health, nutrition, sports and creative arts.

  • Tapoban has been recognized in the Health and Nutrition category for its remarkable contribution to the welfare of children with special needs and children with autism.

About Tapoban

  • Tapoban Pathshala, established in 2005, is an NGO based in Assam.

  • It runs a care home for 18 differently-abled and orphaned children and has helped over 700 children so far.

  • Chief Minister's Best Community Work Award in 2011 and Mr. Kalita receiving the State Teacher Award in 2021.

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