New Delhi: Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, President M3M Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the real estate giant M3M Group, has been conferred with the Mahatma Award 2023 in recognition of his exceptional work in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) aimed at supporting the underprivileged and marginalized communities. The prestigious award ceremony took place at the India International Centre in New Delhi on 30th Sep 2023, where the distinguished awardees were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to society.
As a leader in CSR initiatives, M3M Foundation has consistently made a significant impact on society. The foundation has diligently collaborated with various state Governments to develop, implement, and scale-up its social welfare programs. Through diverse community service initiatives encompassing education, health, sports, disaster management, and environmental protection, M3M Foundation aims to instill a sense of value and empowerment among individuals from underprivileged communities.
M3M Foundation for needy
Expressing his gratitude upon receiving this esteemed award, Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan stated, “The honor bestowed upon me is both humbling and inspiring. I extend my heartfelt thanks to Rajashree Birla Ji and the Aditya Birla Group for this kind gesture. This achievement will serve as a reminder of my responsibility towards society for the rest of my life.”
Mahajan further added, “This prestigious award is also a validation of the remarkable work that M3M Foundation consistently undertakes to make a positive impact on society. I am equally thankful to M3M Foundation for providing me with the right platform to connect with the needy and underserved communities. I share this honor with my dedicated team members and their staunch commitment to CSR. This acknowledgment is a testimony to our collective efforts.”
Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan has made outstanding contributions during his tenure at M3M Foundation, demonstrating proactive leadership on numerous occasions. He played a pivotal role in spearheading several successful CSR programs and initiatives, garnering both personal accolades and enhancing the foundation’s reputation. Beyond this, Dr. Mahajan boasts a wealth of experience in diverse fields, acquired through his involvement with prominent organizations such as Aide et Action International- South Asia, Bodh Siksha Samiti Rajasthan, Institute of Development Studies, and ActionAid, among others.
Humanity through CSR initiatives
The Mahatma Award has recognized numerous eminent individuals from diverse sectors for their remarkable contributions to society through CSR initiatives. Ram V. Sutar for lifetime achievement for exemplary work, Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar (lifetime achievement in contribution in technology), Baba Kalyani (lifetime achievement in sustainable business practices), Justice Nazmi Waziri (integrating environmental conservation and social responsibility in dispensing justice), Piyush Babele (fearless writing), and Dr Shubha Maudgal (for exemplary work in cancer care) among others are recipients of the Mahatma Award this year.
Change-makers impacting society
The Mahatma Award recipients are not just ordinary achievers; they are extraordinary change-makers actively contributing to the betterment of humanity. Their work extends beyond personal gains and profoundly impacts society, touching the lives of countless individuals.
The Mahatma Award, a symbol of distinction and celebration, recognizes and commends social impact leaders and change-makers from diverse sectors and regions. Over the years, the Mahatma Award has acknowledged more than 325 transformative organizations across various categories and sectors. Past recipients of this esteemed award include renowned names such as Google Ad Grants, IBM Foundation, Twitter for Good, Microsoft Philanthropy, and notable individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to society.
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