Taking note of his outstanding contribution to media education and training, Indian Society For Industry & Intellectual Development had chosen Director of Asian Academy of Film & Television, Prof. Sandeep Marwah for their prestigious ’ Rashtriya Ratan Award – 2001’ , Several other industrialists and intellectuals from all parts of the country were also similarly honoured.One of the objectives of Indian Society For Industry & Intellectual Development is to support and encourage talented and spirited individuals from various walk of life. The award function was followed by a national seminar on ’ Individual Achievements and Intellectual Excellence’ .
Hon’ ble Minister of State For Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Mr. Ashok Pradhan and Science & Technology Mr. B.S. Rawat, former Governor of UP Dr. B. Satyanarayana Reddy and former Election Commissioner of India Mr. Krishnamurtty were among other who participated in this event . The distinguished speakers generally agreed that more than anything else, people are remembered for a longtime for their service to the society and the contribution to nation building.