Selfless services of all AA members in past 55 years are acknowledged….
On 3rd October 2012, our fellowship, Alcoholics Anonymous was presented with Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhi Puraskar 2012-13, by Hon. Shri. Harshavardhan Patil Minister Co-operation and Parliamentary Affairs in the literary Meet organized at Pune by Social Welfare Ministry of the State Government of Maharashtra.
Hon. Shri Shivajirao Moghe, Minister of Social Justice, Welfare of Nomadic, Hon Shri. Sachin Ahir – State Minister Social Justice, De-addiction Activities and Environment, Shri Ulhas Pawar, MLA, Smt Sindhutai Sakpal – Brand Ambassador and Hon retired justice Shri Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari graced the occasion.
The State Government has acknowledged the magnitude of the problem of alcoholism and the work done by Alcoholics Anonymous in helping alcoholics to recover.
The cash prize of Rs. 30,000/-, associated with the award was politely declined by us, as we do not accept contributions/grants from outside source.
With award is attached added responsibility…….
Let us get together and reach suffering alcoholics who seek help…….