Limca Book of Records Honors COVID-19 Frontline Workers and Innovators in Latest Edition


A special edition of the Limca Book of Records (LBR) honors the undefeated spirit of frontline workers and COVID-19 innovators who have helped the country with their selfless acts.

Released Monday, the book pays homage to achievements in “human endeavor, structures, education, defense, government, science and technology, adventure, business, cinema, the natural world, literature and the arts “.

The book, which completed its 30-year publication in 2021, highlights the Vande Bharat mission – the world’s largest repatriation exercise; Noccarc Robotics, a start-up of Nikhil Kurele and Harshit Rathore, has developed low cost portable fans; Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) developed Covaxin while the Serum Institute of India manufactured Covishield.

According to the Hachette India Publishing House, the 2020-22 Combo Edition also celebrates the achievements of India’s Green Warriors for sustainability campaigns, waste management and recycling, among other environmentally friendly missions. .

“In addition to fascinating new records, the 2020-22 edition also includes Record Rewind capsules of past records and Super 30 features highlighting milestones and achievements over the past three decades,” they said in a commentary. communicated.

Launched in India in 1990, LBR, an Indian equivalent of Guinness World Records, focuses on the unique achievements of Indians in the country and around the world.

“Despite the interruptions and disruptions of the past two years, the Limca Book of Records is back and celebrating a milestone. I am especially delighted to have been a part of this journey since the inception of the book and I am once again part of his journey as he leaves behind 30 editions. India at its best continues, ”said Thomas Abraham, Managing Director of Hachette India, who was also the former editor of the LBR Project (1988-94).

From Major DP Singh becoming Asia’s first paratrooper with differing abilities and Mayank Nagpal the first to perform BASIC jumps day and night, to Narthaki Nataraj as the first trans person to receive the Padma Shri, the latest edition includes more than 4000 individuals and group the records into a series of fields.

“This year’s edition of LBR marks an important milestone. From its inception, LBR received instant recognition in multiple fields and instilled a ray of hope among the people, ”said Vijaya Ghose, LBR Editor-in-Chief Emeritus.

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