Bata India, the largest retailer and manufacturer of footwear in India honoured the young bravery award recipients of 64th Republic Day at a felicitation ceremony at the Bata India Connaught Place store.
Saluting the spirit of bravery, Bata India Ltd gave due recognition to these children who have distinguished themselves by performing outstanding heroic deeds of bravery. These children were given shoes, socks and bags as a token of appreciation by Bata India.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Rajeev Gopalakrishnan, Group Managing Director, Bata India Limited says “Our motto was to boost the morale and encourage these children to retain their spirit of bravery and service to others, especially in present times. We convey our heartiest congratulations to all the awardees for their valorous acts and wish them grand success in their lives”.
These brave hearts come from different cities across India and are winners of the National Bravery Award (an endeavor by the Indian Council for Child Welfare, ICCW). The brave hearts included 4 girls, 17 boys and guardian of one posthumous awardee who performed outstanding acts of valor in year 2012.
About Bata India:
Bata has been holding a unique place in the hearts of Indians for more than 75 years. Probably the only footwear brand that offers footwear and accessories for the entire family, Bata has redefined the modern footwear industry in India. It has established a leadership position in the industry and is the most trusted name in branded footwear. Bata India is the largest footwear retailer in India, enjoying a large market share in the organized sector. It retails through over 1250 Bata Shoe Stores located in over 500 cities across India.