Mr Kortenhorst awarded the Padma Śrī!

Mr. Rutger Kortenhorst, Sanskrit enthusiast, researcher and teacher who developed and runs the Sanskrit program for us at JSNS, was awarded the Padma Śrī by the President of India, Ram Rao Kovindon on Monday 28th March 2022, in his palace in New Delhi with the Prime minister Narendra Modi and other ministers of India in attendance.

The Padma Śrī is one of the highest awards in India acknowledging a lifetime of commitment to any expertise to serve the country.

Congratulations Mr. Kortenhorst!