Saina Nehwal is one of the best known Indian Badminton players, and arguably the most promising female Indian Badminton player at the moment. Apart from upsetting some of the top seeded players in World Badminton, Saina has to her credit the achievement of being the first Indian woman to have entered the Quarter Final round of Badminton event at the Olympic Games.
Saina is passionate about promoting Badminton as a sport among girl students.
Mrs.Lata Vaidyanathan, Retired Principal, Modern School Barakhamba Raod, is a veteran educationist who stands dedicated and committed to the promotion of child-centered education. During her illustrious career well over couple of decades, she was the Principal of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan’s school at Chandigarh and the founder Principal of Eicher School at Parwanoo.
She is the recipient of the ‘Bharat Shiromani Award’ from the Shiromani Institute in 2005. She has also been conferred with the ‘Madhav Gourav Ratna Achievement Award’ by the National Sports Cultural & Welfare Foundation for her outstanding achievement in the field of higher education, sports and social activities.
She was honoured with the ‘National Award to Teachers’ in the year 2003, which was given to her by the President of India on 5th September 2004 (on the Teachers’ Day).