Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia has been selected for the prestigious Champions of Change Award 2019.
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.
The foundation, currently headed by Nandan Jha, was created in 2011. The award ceremony takes place every year in the month of December.
The son of a teacher, Sisodia commenced his career as a journalist after completing a diploma in the subject, awarded by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in 1993. He hosted a program called "Zero Hour" for All India Radio in 1996 and then worked for Zee News as a news producer and reader between 1997-2005.
The first edition of Champions of Change Award was graced by Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu who also gave away the award to winner include:
N.Biren Singh (Chief Minister of Manipur)
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti (Union Minister Govt Of India)
Jaswant Singh Sumanbhai Bhabhor (Union Minister Govt Of India)
Bidyut Baran Mahato (Member of Parliament/LokSabha, Jamshedpur,Jharkhand)
Nishikant Dube (Member of Parliament/LokSabha,Jharkhand)
A.Sivagnanam (District Magistrate, Virudhunagar,Tamilnadu)
Dr A.B.Karki, (District Magistrate,West Sikkim)
Dr Monika Bhutungru (SP/Chamba/Himanchal Pradesh)
Champions of Change every year is organized by the Interactive Forum on Indian Economy (IFIE), which is a Government of India recognized non-for-profit company (80G, 12A,8A compliant) and its prestigious news magazine, Power Corridors.
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