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Social Impact Award 2012 by Times Of India in partnership with J.P Morgan

Social Impact Award by Times Of India 2012
Social Impact Award 2012 by Times Of India in partnership with J.P Morgan

Jan 28, 2013

Mr. N.K. Chaudhary was awarded by Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, Honorable president of India as the winner of the ‘The Times of India- Social Impact Awards-2012’ under the Livelihood- Corporate Category, for providing livelihood opportunities for people living in remote distant areas mostly under the poverty belt. Artisans Chottelalji and Kanni Devi were acknowledged on the TOI Award stage, with Mr. Chaudhary. Jaipur Rugs is reaching out to over 600 villages in 6 different states of India, employing thousands of people by involving them into the production of the carpet value chain.

Mr. Pranab Mukherjee acknowledged the efforts of Times of India to draw light such news which talk about the good and right, and to honor those who are fulfilling their corporate duties in the best of interest to the society, he said, “identified individuals and organizations who silently contribute for the betterment of society and make society worth living in.

Nicolas Aguzin, chairman and CEO of Asia-Pacific of J P Morgan said, “The awards were instituted to recognize role models. The stories we have heard are nothing short of inspirational. They remind us how people have such widespread and tangible impact, changing lives forever.” The Times of India- Social Impact Awards are an attempt to honor and publish the activities of those who are making constant efforts to bring about a change in the society on large scale, by providing the essential aids like education, healthcare and decent livelihoods. These Awards will also recognize work towards saving the environment and empowerment of people.

Social Impact Award by Times Of India 2012