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Awards and Achievements
For the earlier all important, basic, fundamental & foundation stage of "Special School" and Follow-up Empowerment - Spring - Board, stage of "SHELTERD WORKSHOP", No Grant Assistance is Sanctioned so far by Govt. of India. Against all these odds, Lekhadeep has gallantly struggled & produced promising results. To cite a few, AP STATE LEVEL AWARD WINNER for 2001-2002 (Sri J. M. Arun Kumar) as the BEST DISABLED EMPLOYEE in the category of MENTALLY RETARDED & Two National Award Winners - Sri I. Rajkumar for 1999 & Sri J. M. Arun Kumar for 2006 are in the same category.
Other State and National Level Awards received are "SEVA RATNA AWARD (2007) given by UVARD (United Voluntary Action for Rehabilitation of The Disabled, an APEX State Level Federation of all disability based voluntary Service Organizations), the Prestigious "PREMLATA PESHAWARIA NATIONAL AWARD - 2004 ".
Lekhadeep which is also hailed as a Guiding Light and Group Employment Model for MR Persons (by none less than the NIMH - the Apex body in India for this purpose), has very often been selected for Study Visits by not only the grass-root workers in this area of service in AP State and other States of India, but by Leading Lights in this field, both in India and Abroad. Starting with as many as 21 delegates from SAARC Countries who visited our Institution in November, 1994, the stream continues...
| AP State level Award winner for 2001-2002 Sri J. M. Arun Kumar, also won the National Award 2006
as the Best Disabled Employee in the category of Mentally Retarded.
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|Mr I. Raj Kumar a Special Employee of LEKHADEEP receiving the National Award 1999 as The Best Disabled Employee from Hon. President of India Sri K. R. Narayanan|| ||At the Award Function of Premlatha Peshawaria National Award 2004 to LEKHADEEP, Dr L. Govinda Rao, Director, NIMH with Sri B. Ramajoga Rao, President, Lekhadeep (holding the Award Certificate) and other guests. || |