MUMBAI: Mohini Daljeet Singh, renowned social worker and chief executive of Max India Foundation, recently received the India CSR Person of the Year Award for 2017, most prestigious CSR Award in India. The honor is an appreciation of her excellent services in the area of serving the people of India through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She addressed the gathering and shared her emotions, vision and dreams to CSR and services.
Mohini Daljeet Singh is committed to provide affordable healthcare for the underprivileged. She is an individual par excellence with a hands on approach to development work. She has surpassed expectations by reaching unreached areas and touching great number of lives with large scale multi-partner programs.
As a multi-faceted CSR leader, Mohini has worked intensively on a broad range of social development issues including health, education, vocational training, women empowerment, water and environment and done some path breaking work.
- Mohini Daljeet Singh received the India CSR Person of the Year Award for 2017 on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Mumbai at Mega India CSR Leadership Summit. India CSR Person of the Year is one who has been immensely contributing to the field of Corporate Social Responsibility for long time.
Mohini started her social service journey by volunteering as a student with Mother Teresa’s Home “Prem Niwas”, in Lucknow. Later, as an army man’s wife, she actively contributed towards the overall welfare of the soldiers and their families in difficult situations. Mohini spent more than three decades on “hands-on” social and welfare work to benefit army families in the health, education and personal counselling areas.
More than 350 corporate and community leaders attended India CSR Leadership Summit & Awards- ion — Celebrating Excellence in CSR Leadership — held recently at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai.
“Mohini Daljeet Singh is an embodiment of service, care and giving. She has been making a difference and creating positive impact to millions of lives. India CSR Group feel honoured to present the Award and citation to Mrs Singh. We wish her all the very best and great success in her service to humanity.”, Rusen Kumar, Founder, India CSR Network.
India CSR Person of the Year Award is established by India CSR Network Group in the leadership of its founder Rusen Kumar, a leading CSR thinker in India. The India CSR Person of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contributions to Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility or in the social development with Corporate partnership over a sustained period of time.
Other award recipients and honorees included:
- India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award (Media) to Shri Abhishek Karnani, Director, Free Press Group of Newspapers
- India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award (Agriculture) to Ashis Mondal, Director, Action for Social Advancement (ASA), Bhopal
- India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award (Film and Society) to Shri Akbar Khan, Veteran Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, Chairman & Managing Director of Abraiz Petrochemicals Pvt Ltd
- India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award (Medical) to Dr. Ramesh Badlani, Chairman, Modern Dental College & Research Centre, Indore
- India CSR Leadership Award to Shri Manu Lavanya, MD, Brillio Technologies
- India CSR Leadership Award to Shri Roberto Taiariol – CSR Head and Chief Audit Executive, Benetton Group
- India CSR Leadership Award to Shri DK Mehta, Unit Head, JK Lakshmi Cement Limited, Durg
- India CSR Humanity Award to Sir Dr. Huz, CEO, Wockhardt Foundation
- India CSR Green Leadership Award to Dr. CBS Sengar, Head Environment Management, Bhushan Steel
- India CSR Professional of the Year Awards to Shri Rushin Patel, CSR, HDFC Bank Limited
- India CSR Professional of the Year Awards to Shri Yashwant Kumar, Head CSR, Mahan Aluminium
- CSR Authors Awards to Nayan Mitra, Dr Rane Schmidpeter, Dr. V Reddappa Reddy, Dr C Dheeraja, Shri Maheswar Sahu, Jeevan Prakash Mohanty, CA Bimal R Bhatt
- India CSR Dr. Velaga Memorial for Innovative Library Services to Dr. Rishi Tiwari, Librarian, BIMTECH Greater Noida