Venkaiah Naidu conferred with Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award
Union urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award.
He was bestowed with this award at 43rd SKOCH summit held in New Delhi for his contributions to inclusive growth and towards poverty alleviation in India.
Besides, Information Technology (IT) Minister of Telangana State KT Rama Rao was also awarded the Skoch Award in the Startup India category. He was bestowed with this for his initiative in establishing the path breaking tech incubator T-Hub.
About Skoch Challenger Awards
- Instituted in 2003. These are the highest independently instituted civilian honours.
- They have been conferred on some of the best brains from across India for their efforts in the area of digital, social and financial inclusion.