|Manipur flower enthusiast bags award|
IMPHAL, Sept 20 – Thingnam Girija, a flower enthusiast from Manipur was awarded the Young Achiever Award 2010 in New Delhi yesterday. A special educator by profession and a master’s degree holder in psychology, she received the award instituted by the North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal for her contribution towards the promotion of bio-diversity and environment of the country.
The award was presented at the inaugural function of the NECEER’s Environment Lecture Series, at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi yesterday. Her association with Dr Tabish Qureshi led to the creation of the website www.flowersofindia.net which is one of its kind.