Kiran Mazumdar Shaw receives ‘Wockhardt Foundation Philanthropist Popular Award’ on National Philanthropy Day

Wockhardt Foundation Philanthropist Popular Award signifies and strengthens efforts to recognize, encourage and add value to all individuals and organizations connected with the spirit of giving in every conceivable form or dimension.

India CSR News Network

MUMBAI: Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities, is encouraging the social welfare leaders for the good work by honoring them with “Wockhardt Foundation Philanthropist Popular Award” on National Philanthropy Day. National Philanthropy Day celebrates the charitable work done by philanthropists to make a difference and create impact in their communities.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw received maximum votes for her contributions and efforts as a Philanthropist. The Chairman & Managing Director of Biocon Limited, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, through her foundation, has done a lot of work in the areas of health, education and infrastructure, especially in rural areas of Karnataka which lack healthcare facilities.

Philanthropy is an art of giving at an exalted level, an act to enrich the world with good deeds. The world is in need of Philanthropists as not all are privileged to have the basic needs. Philanthropists are the ones who give a helping hand to the needy- be it for food, clothes, education or any need that helps build an individual, and help them grow.

Dr. Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO, Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation said, “Philanthropy adds value to one’s life. I and my warriors salute the philanthropists for their good deeds. Through Wockhardt Foundation Philanthropist Popular award we are not only encouraging the spirit of giving but also getting people together to do good deeds and help society”

Wockhardt Foundation’s Popular awards are the awards that the awardees are identified and voted for, not by a jury constituted by a few select persons, but by people at the community at large, through the medium of the internet.

To see the scoring of Wockhardt Foundation Philanthropist Popular Awardees, please visit