Young Achievers 2010
A summary of Results
Due to the increased number of young achievers at the highest level, and the greater number of achievers in sports, we have introduced two categories for this year: General and Sports. The prize money too has been increased from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh.
Following is the summary of the results of the Brigade Group & Rotary Bangalore Midtown Young Achiever Awards 2010:
The Young Achiever Award Winners with Rotarians, Brigadiers and Chief Guest Prakash Padukone (legendary Badminton player)
Pavithra Y. S.
Founder-Director of Vindhya E-Infomedia, a BPO that employs over 200 people, but 95% of whom are differently challenged physically.
Founder and Managing Trustee of Lets' Live Together, a registered Animal Protection Organisation for the welfare of homeless dogs in Bangalore.
Professional shooter with national and international achievements.
A champion jockey, the youngest to win 1000 races in India.
Special Mention Awards.
Ramya K. Aithal
Despite a paralysis of right upper and lower limbs and impaired vision, has graduated in MA and MPhil in English with the help of audio books and scribes and presently teaches in a college near Mangalore.
Sharath M. Gayakwad
A differently abled (without the left arm) swimming champion who has won national and international competitions.