Anil Kundanmal Jain has been appointed as the Joint Secretary for the 'Champions of Change Award, Maharashtra' to be held on 30 September at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.
Mr. Jain is a resident of Jalon (Bhinmal), Rajasthan, and is an Entrepreneur and Film Producer by profession.
This organizational appointment has been made by Mr. Nandan Jha, Chairman, Interactive Forum on Indian Economy. On the other hand, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari will attend the 'Champions of Change Maharashtra' award ceremony as the Chief Guest.
‘Champions of Change, Maharashtra’ is a very prestigious Maharashtra state recognition award for promoting Chhatrapati Shivaji’s values of courage, community service and inclusive social development. The awards will be accorded across various fields to those who truly personify the principles and values of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, who was an epitome of bravery and courage. The awardees will be selected by constitutional jury members headed by Justice Gyan Sudha Misra (Former Supreme Court Judge).
IFIE annually organizes Champions of Change Award Internationally, Nationally and at State-Level in India.
The first edition of Champions of Change Award took place on 26th December 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi with Hon’ble Vice-President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu as the Chief Guest and the notable awardees included Sh. N Biren Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur and Sadhvi Niranjana Jyoti (Member of Lok Sabha) among others.
During the other two editions which took place in January 2020 and April 2021, the esteemed awardees included Chief Minister of Jharkhand Sh. Hemant Soren, Deputy CM of Delhi Sh. Manish Sisodia, Union Minister of State Sh. Anurag Thakur, Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaj, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Sh. MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Goa Sh. Pramod Sawant, Legendary film actress and Politician Hema Malini, Bollywood Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra and famous Playback Singer Sonu Nigam among others.
The various award ceremonies of ‘Champions of Change Award’ have not only been very successful but have also been highly praised on various social media platforms due to its distinguished jury members and the Chief Guests which usually include Hon’ble President, Vice-President, Prime Minister or a Governor of State.