Indian Entrepreneur Anirban Sarkar 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.
He was appointed as the President of the Arab Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, India, in the year 2017. He is also holding the position of Chairman at Deccaleap Technologies.
He is also a technical member of the board for CII (Indo Africa Project Partnership) of the state of Queensland. He became the only Indian to work on Fluoride removal & arsenic removal on membrane technology through the physical process. The process is used to remove unwanted levels of fluoride and arsenic for water purification.
Anirban participated in various events and social work, required to be done as Corporate Social Responsibility under Companies Act. He helped to upgrade the police stations in Maharashtra by providing them new equipment such as barricades.
Anirban also produced a historical period drama-war Marathi film “FARZAND” which was based on the Shivaji clan era. It was made under the banner of Swami Samarth Creations LLP.
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.