Ex-army officer & CEO of Asclepius Wellness Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Sanjeev Kumar has been awarded the prestigious Champions of Change Award 2020. He has been chosen for the award by a constitutional jury headed by K.G. Balakrishnan, Former CJI and Former Chairman, NHRC.
Born and brought up in Modinagar in Ghaziabad district, Mr. Sanjeev Kumar started his career by serving the country through Indian Army. After serving the army for around 16 years, he decided to retire and pursue other means of serving his country. Mr. Sanjeev Kumar realized that unemployment and diseases are two of the major issues and he decided to work on them.
Mr. Sanjeev was very impressed with Ayurveda and decided to establish his own company, whose products are being used all over the country for being healthy. Because of his exemplary work in the field of healthcare and spreading awareness about Ayurveda, Mr. Sanjeev Kumar has been conferred the Champions of Change Award 2020.
After receiving the honour Mr. Sanjeev said, "This award would help me to strive harder and spread the message of Ayurveda in our whole country. It’s truly a special moment”.
राज्यपाल भगतसिंह कोश्यारी यांच्या हस्ते आज गोवा येथे आयएफआयई चॅम्पियन्स ऑफ चेंज पुरस्कार प्रदान करण्यात आले. गोव्याचे मुख्यमंत्री डॉ प्रमोद सावंत, केंद्रीय राज्यमंत्री श्रीपाद नाईक, पार्श्वगायक सोनू निगम यांसह विविध मान्यवरांना पुरस्कार प्रदान करण्यात आले. pic.twitter.com/j1LbvVpSgf— Governor of Maharashtra (@maha_governor) April 16, 2021
Among the other awardees were Chief Minister of Goa Sh. Pramod Sawant, Actress Sushmita Sen and Union Minister of State Shripad Naik. Due to coronavirus, the winners who could not reach the venue were awarded online.
I am truly humbled to receive the #ChampionsofChange Award in Social Service. I thank the Champions of Change Team for conferring this prestigious award upon me. pic.twitter.com/d5PcZ2c8jC— Dr. Pramod Sawant (@DrPramodPSawant) April 16, 2021
கழக தலைவர் @mkstalin அவர்களுக்கு, மாண்புமிகு மகாராஷ்டிர ஆளுநர் @BSKoshyari அவர்கள் தலைமையில், 'Interactive Forum on Indian Economy' சார்பில், கோவாவில் நடைபெற்ற விழாவில், 'Champions of Change Award 2020’ விருது வழங்கப்பட்டது.— DMK (@arivalayam) April 16, 2021
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राष्ट्रीय सम्मान 🙏🇮🇳❤️ Thank you #ChampionsOfChangeAwards for this National Award for Social welfare & Women empowerment 😊 I receive it on behalf of our Nation’s strongest backbone, WOMEN!!!👏🤗Let’s continue to take small steps & big changes will follow!!!🙏 #jaihind ❤️ pic.twitter.com/L32QNlcmPA— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) April 17, 2021
Champions of Change is an Indian award, for promoting Gandhian values, (Swachata), community service and social development (in Aspirational district in india), selected by constitutional jury members headed by K.G. Balakrishnan, Former Chief Justice of India and Former Chairman NHRC. It is given annually in four categories, and usually presented by the President, Vice-President, Prime Minister of India or a leading figure. Mr. Nandan Jha is the founder and head of Champions of Change Award.
The inaugural Champions of Change Award was held in 2018 and it was distributed by the Vice-President of India M.Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The second edition was held in 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi and awards were given by the then President of India, Sh. Pranab Mukherjee. Jharkhand CM Sh. Hemant Soren and Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia were among the recipients of awards.