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Class 12 topper is Health Ministry's brand ambassador

June 25, 2004 22:10 IST

The Union Health Ministry has appointed Aruna Kesavan, who topped the CBSE Class 12 examinations this year, as the brand ambassador for its 'Women Empowerment' and 'Save The Girl Child' campaigns.

A science stream student, she had secured 97.4% marks scoring a perfect 100 in Mathematics.

As brand ambassador, she will endorse advertisements, posters and other multimedia messages, themes, concepts and concerns related to the campaigns, an official release said in Delhi on Friday.

She would work towards strengthening the social status of women in society and create awareness about marriage, dowry and immunisation of the girl child.

The student from Kerala would be given a token amount of Rs 500,000 at the end of her one-year tenure.

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Number of User Comments: 5

Sub: No Detail !!!

I found the article quite lacking. The lack of any information concerning the girl's school, the way she did so well even though competitiveness in ...

Posted by Siddharth Nair

Sub: Excellent..

This has by far been one of the best decisions taken by a ministry till now. Not only will it help the girl who scored ...

Posted by Sandeep Menon

Sub: Good Work ! More recognistion required for such efforts

Good that media bothered to cover this. More encuragement required to inspire the schools & other children to emulate the exmaple.

Posted by Siva

Sub: Welcome move

This is a best way of providing glamour to the successful individuals in education field. Generally teenager find glamour only in advertising, cricket, modelling, TV ...

Posted by Thakur P. D.

Sub: Aruna Vasavan

Hi It's good to appoint Aruna as Brand Ambassador by the The Union Health Ministry, But It is not necessary that a person who has ...

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