Entrepreneur & Social Activist Mr. Abhinav Singh has been honoured with the prestigious Champions of Change Award 2020. He has been chosen for the award by a constitutional jury headed by Mr. K.G. Balakrishnan, Former CJI and Former Chairman, NHRC for his contribution to the society.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari today presented the IFIE Champions of Change Awards for 2020 in Goa. The Awards were presented to Goa Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant,Union Minister of State Shripad Naik, playback singer Sonu Nigam and others. pic.twitter.com/66B3LgcR65— Governor of Maharashtra (@maha_governor) 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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Mr. Singh, who belongs to Kanpur is not only a successful businessman but has also contributed immensely in social work. He has organized many such programs in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh which improved the lives of the people there.
Abhinav, a resident of Noida, thanked the Selection Committee and said that he will continue to work in the interest of society even in future. He also thanked Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for honouring him. The award function was held at the Taj Resort and Convention Center in Panaji. Among the other awardees were Chief Minister of Goa Sh. Pramod Sawant, Actress Sushmita Sen and DMK President MK Stalin. Due to coronavirus, the winners who could not reach the venue were awarded online.
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.