WATCH: Meet Aditi Kini - Recipient of BC Medal of Good Citizenship
Darpan News Desk Darpan, 03 Jun, 2022
Meet Aditi Kini in Darpan Chat Central. A Seaquam Secondary Student, who has been honoured with the Medal of Good Citizenship from the BC government for her exemplary service and leadership during the COVID19 pandemic to the community.
She was among the 31 recipients which also included Dr. Bonnie Henry. This young lady is going places and has made the South Asian community proud. Keep up the good work Aditi!!
In the last 17 years, the family has significantly increased their scope and influence across BC. Today, the founders, extended family, and the thousands employed in the family companies, can boast of their achievements in helping to construct millions of square feet of commercial and residential developments for the most iconic developers in the province.
Talking to doctors, Kini discovered that these patients could not even have friends or family visiting them due to safety concerns, which was greatlyimpacting their mental health. Kini, with her team, put together entertainment packages for these patients, consisting of puzzles, Sudoku, word searches, and more.
In process is also a documentary-style feature that will shine light on South Asian youth’s actions to help mobilize change in South Asian communities during the pandemic. The hope is that this documentary will be useful for future health crises, through which governments and organizations can see, firsthand, how to help create change.
Langar depicts a message of equality and oneness, breaking the shackles of color, caste, community, gender or status. There is no special treatment and nothing is hidden from the public, instilling values of humble acceptance and gratitude.
Dr. Virk has published 450 research papers, 45 books, and nearly 200 articles on science education, science policy, the Sikh religion and Punjabi literature. Presently, his research entails working on the issue of groundwater contamination in Punjab, due to uranium and heavy metals, and its mitigation.