Santoshi Shrestha Awarded the First “Sanskriti Sports Samman”

Kathmandu: Sanskriti International School has announced to establish an Annual Award in the name of the “Sanskriti Sports Samman” annual sports award to encourage rising talents in the national sports arena.

This award will be conferred annually in accordance with the English calendar (A.D.) to one sportsperson who has erformed best in the sports sector and excelled in his/her field in 2022.

Accordingly, the announcement of “Sanskriti Sports Samman” was made by the Chairperson of the school, Ranjit Acharya in presence of other board directors, the president of NSJF, and
celebrity sports star Paras Khadka at the Armed Police Force ground, Halchowk during school’s Annual Sports Day.

The award for this year is presented to Santoshi Shrestha, the First International Gold Medalist women athlete who has performed and excelled in her field in 2022.

Santoshi Shrestha is a national athlete and a public health professional who has bagged multiple degrees in Public Administration and Public Health Nutrition.

The award was handed over to Santoshi Shrestha by Paras Khadka, The Chief Guest of the program as well as the former captain of the National Cricket Team, in the presence of Ranjit Acharya, Chairperson, Sanskriti International School along with Devendra Subedi, President of Nepal Sports Journalist Forum.

Pashupati Murarka, Director of Sanskriti International School handed over a cheque of amount Rs. 101,000 to Miss Santoshi Shrestha.

Similarly, in the same program, the training scholarship worth Rs 50,000/- was also announced for deserving under 19 cricket players from across the country who cannot afford for
professional training.

This training will be provided by the Cricket Excellence Centre, run by cricket Paras Khadka. The training scholarship for this year has ben given to cricketer Krishna
Bhatta from Dadeldhura-4.