Winners 2020


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IRO Award Ceremony
HLF 2020

india reading olympiad is a platform which enables, encourages, endorses an ecosystem which creates active reading spaces & joy for reading and appreciates the efforts towards igniting a reading revolution across 13 categories. The three broad objectives of the india reading olympiad are to Encourage reading habits and enable Joy of Reading at large, Encourage and appreciate individuals, groups and institutions which promote reading and Inspire citizens to become lifelong readers & book lovers

Librarin- K V School, Pattom, Kerala
Reading 4 Pleasure-School

The KV School, Pattom, Kerala has set outstanding example for all the schools to run a library and develop reading among students as a true passion. The library and its reading programs helped the school to rank as the ‘Best Govt Day School in the country’ in 2015, 2016 & 2017 Education World Survey.

Garung Thak
Innovative Library Format

The organization is based in a valley of Shergaon, West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Coming together of young like minded tribal people from various fields and with vision to work for sustainable village development gave birth to this organization on 14th October, 2014

Priti Roopchand Gandhi
Kalol Govt. School
Innovation 4 Reading

Inculcating reading habits with innovation, in sustainable aluminium boxes and 20 books, is an initiative called Movable Library. This project was also awarded with the 'Trend Setter’ award by Gujarat Innovation Society.

Genevafa Behphat
North East Head Council
Best Library- North East (F4TF)

Mawdang L.P School was established in 1968 from class A (Nursery) to Class III with only one teacher. Only in 1987 the school got one more teacher. Then proceeded to class V in 2007 with 1 more teacher. With the support of the Mawdang village, there is a total of three teachers till date

Ayan Gogoi
Lakimpur, Assam
iam bond under 18

Authored his first book “Honeycomb” for which the India book of records in May 2018, awarded him the title ‘The Youngest author in India’ for getting published at the age of 4. Initially, the book was a gift to family and friends but soon readers from different parts of the world started appreciating it. He has been felicitated at various events across India.

Jigna and Neh Akansha
Best Reading Club

Book”O”holics was co-founded by Jigna and Neh Akansha in year 2016. Jigna, who was not much of a reader earlier, had initially started this club with 10 of her friends but today, it has grown into a group of 250

Ms. Lakshmi Karunakaran
Program Director- Hasiru Dala
Iambond above 18

Lakshmi lived and worked with government primary schools for over a year. This inspired her to use art as a medium for education. Over the years, she has worked with children experiencing social exclusion in government schools, special needs schools, remedial schools, and in disadvantaged communities

Principal- SOS Children Village, Mewat Haryana
Best Library- North Zone (F4TF)

The school has been established in the village of Palla, in Mewat region of Haryana, by SOS Children's Villages Of India. This is an economically, socially and especially in education the most backward area of the state of Haryana. The motive to establish school here was to promote and prevail education for the community children residing in this region.

RBVRR Women’s College, Hyderabad
Reading 4 Pleasure Institute

The Department of English, RBVRR Women’s College, Hyderabad has established the Quills Literary Club. The aim of the club is to provide a safe space for students to share their literary and creative ideas. The Club aims to fulfill the vision and mission of the College by enhancing the ability of students to communicate in the larger social and cultural context.

Late Anant Pai
Founder-Amar Chitra Katha
Lifetime Achievement

Started with the aim of bringing generations of children closer to stories from Indian mythologies, Amar Chitra Katha has been the late Anant Pai’s greatest creation. For his timeless contribution to Indian storytelling, Anant Pai (posthumously) was awarded with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at India’s first comic convention in 2011.