New Delhi, Nov 13: Prince of Wales Charles on Wednesday presented ‘Points of Light’ award to Helping Hands Organization Founder Jolly Johnson for motivating volunteers to help the differently-abled children in a Southern state of India.
Prince Charles arrived in India on Wednesday on a 2-day tour. During his stay here, he will meet President Ram Nath Kovind and also visit a Gurudwara to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak and mark the contribution of the Sikh community in the UK. “HRH The Prince of Wales presented the #PointsofLightAward to Jolly Johnson. She is the founder of Helping Hands Organisation which inspires over 12,000 volunteers to aid the differently-abled children across Kerala. #RoyalVisitIndia,” the British High Commission to India said in a tweet.
The award was presented for her exemplary contribution to the field of social development that involves upliftment of disabled children, family counselling and therapy sessions. His tenth official visit will celebrate enduring British-Indian ties, with a focus on shared global challenges such as sustainability and climate change, the High Commission had said.
The Prince has also visited the Indian Meteorological Department in national capital. “The Prince gets a tour of the Control Room @Indiametdept and learns how the centre tracks and forecasts cyclones and other potential disasters. #RoyalVisitIndia,” the High Commission said.
He will also attend a discussion with influential Indian business leaders to seek their advice and input on sustainable markets. (UNI)