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BANGALORE: India CSR, world’s popular CSR newswire, has awarded Ramdas Mane is CMD, Mane Group of Companies with ‘India CSR Sanitation Leadership Award’ for his outstanding contribution to CSR space at India CSR Award gala night held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Bengaluru in the presence of more than 100 CSR leaders.
B. Jayachandra, Hon’ble Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs & Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka was the Chief Guest of the gala ceremony. Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, India Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) delivered the key note address.
Ramdas Mane is CMD, Mane Group of Companies. He is an industrialist by profession and an entrepreneur by nature. He has been serving people by living his passion to make toilet affordable and usable.
While receiving the honour Mane said, “It is a great honour to be among august gathering and receiving the award. The recognition will certainly motivates me to do more and I hope it inspires many others to do even more to ensure toilet become an essential in everyone’s home and protect the dignity of life. The recognition will certainly help more people to join in ensuring toilet for all.”
Speaking at the occasion, Rusen Kumar, Founder and Managing Editor, India CSR, said, “It is inspiring to honour a stalwart personality like Ramdas Mane for his contributions to improve basic services in the country. It is also a mark of respect to his hard work and contributions that have made huge impact to the society. I wish him all the good health and support in taking forward the drive to newer heights.”
Dr Rana Singh, Co-Founder and CEO, India CSR, said, “It is indeed a pleasure to recognize and honour a relentless social worker in creating basic facilities for a decent dignified human life. It is with great hope, I wish Mane a great success in his endeavours to make India a cleaner and healthier place to live.”
Mane’s contributions to toilet technology design and innovation for building ready-made portable toilets is a breakthrough in addressing age old issue of ‘toilet-for-all’. He has been instrumental in supplying portable toilets across the breadth and depth of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Telangana and Odisha.
He has contributed significantly to various affordable toilet schemes such as Sant Gadgebaba Gram Swachchata Abhiyan and Nirmal Gram Yojana schemes to address the issue of access to clean toilet. Mane has been rendering these services on ‘no profit – no loss basis’. He is a true testimony of making Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a reality.
India CSR confers ‘Sanitation Leadership Award 2016’ to Ramdas Mane and wishes him all the success in his endeavors to make India a cleaner and healthier place to live.
India CSR has organized ‘3rd Annual CSR Awards Ceremony’ on 27 August at Davanam Sarovar Portico Suites, Bengaluru, India. The event was supported by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Pehel, the CSR arm of Dainik Jagran Group.
(Photo Caption: B. Jayachandra, Hon’ble Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs & Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka; Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee,DG & CEO, India Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) ; Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, Trustee and CEO, Wockhardt Foundation, Sanjay Katkar, Joint MD, Quick Heal Technologies Limited; Sudarshan Suchi, Program Head, Reliance Foundation; Rusen Kumar, Founder and Managing Editor, India CSR and Dr Rana Singh, Co-Founder and CEO, India CSR honouring Ramdas Mane.)
During the function, following organizations were also felicitated for their significant contributions to the society: Reliance Foundation, Wockhardt Foundation, Jagran Pehel, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited, Wonder Cement, Aditya Aluminium – Hindalco Industries Ltd., Bharat Aluminium Company Limited, Rosa Power Supply Company Limited, DLF Foundation, JK Lakshmi Cement, Astarc Group, Cairn India Limited, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd, Hindalco Industries Ltd – (Birla Copper), Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Mahan Aluminium), Max India Foundation, Aditya Birla Group, Essar Foundation, Sears IT & Management Services India Pvt. Ltd, Brillio Technologies, Strides Group.
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About India CSR Awards
This year’s theme for the India CSR Awards is ‘Celebrating Innovation and Leadership in CSR’. India CSR Awards have been instituted to recognize the innovative CSR Practices in India and this is the third edition of India CSR Awards.
CSR Awards is one of the prestigious recognition honouring the outstanding and innovative CSR, Sustainability and Social Enterprise Projects and leadership in CSR. This year’s theme for the India CSR Awards is ‘Celebrating Innovation and Leadership in CSR’. India CSR Awards have been instituted to recognize the innovative CSR Practices in India and this is the third edition of India CSR Awards.