N S Hema Award for Outstanding NGO in Disability Sector in Karnataka was awarded to ‘Tamahar Trust’ Bangalore which works with children who suffer from brain damage. This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh and a citation. 10 NGOs were shortlisted by jury as finalists for the prize from a total of 33 who applied.

Dr Siddaraju, Director, Department for Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens, who was representing Uma Mahadevan, Principal Secretary was present at the occasion. Mr. K N Tilak Kumar, Joint Managing Director and Editor, Deccan Herald was the special guest. APD CEO, Christy Abraham welcomed and Mr. Mohan Rao, Board Member concluded with vote of thanks.