The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) had organized an event to felicitate three students for their accomplishment in sports. The event was inaugurated by Mayor Sagar Naik.
Nerul resident Vaibhav Raskar, a 10th standard student had won the state wrestling award ‘Kumar Kesari’ in the year November 2013. Another Shubham Vanmali (18), who braved turbulent waters in the Arabian Sea to successfully cross the 35km course from Dharamtar in Alibaug to Gateway of India in eight hours and one minute. The pilot boats and navigators were struggling for over an hour to direct him to the route to Gateway due to poor visibility.
Vanita Balsubramanian, a handiciaped girl was awarded by the President of India as a ‘Role Model’ in the year 2013. All of them were felicitated under the presence of House leader Anant Sutar, opposition leader Dilip Ghodekar, Mayor Sagar Naik, Deputy Mayor Ashok Gawde and Mahapalika Commisoner A.L. Jahad.