Thiruvananthapuram: M. Balachandran of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Shram Vir Award for the year 2005.

He gets the award in recognition of his contribution towards production, productivity, technological innovations, cost savings and for showing exemplary zeal and enthusiasm in discharging of duties.

The award consists of a certificate and cash prize of Rs.60,000.

— Special Correspondent

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