The NMMC has declared the bhushan and ratna awards in a press conference called at corporation HQ at Belapur. Mayor Manisha Bhoir presided over the press conference. Mayor Manisha Bhoir announced the names of those nominated for the Navi Mumbai Ratna and Bhushan awards. Hansaram Bua Patil has been nominated for the Navi Mumbai Ratna Award while the Navi Mumbai Bhushan Awards have been given to – Vinayak Kashinath Bhoir for drawing and culture, Vinayaka K Nayak for drama, dance and music, Paren Shivram Jambhale for literature, KBP College Principal Prof. B A Patil for Education, Dilip Desai for Sports, Adv. B C Patil for Social work, Vikas Mahadik for Journalism, Bhumiputra Samajik Pratishthan, Nerul for Environmental Protection and Dr. Sreedhar Naik for Medicine.