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JAIPUR: Zee News Rajasthan organized Shan-e-Rajasthan award function in Jaipur on 17 May 2016 to honour the personalities who have brought laurels to the State of Rajasthan.
Hindustan Zinc’s Head of Corporate Communication, Pavan Kaushik was awarded “Shan-e-Rajasthan” for his outstanding contribution towards the cause of social and economic up-liftment of rural and tribal women and providing nutrition-health-education to deprived children by way of promoting the cause through Project Khushi and Sakhi.
Through the two highly acclaimed social projects, Khushi on care for the deprived children and Sakhi that is bringing economic empowerment in rural and tribal women in Rajasthan, Pavan Kaushik has contributed immensely towards spreading the awareness not just in India but across the globe.
Both the campaigns have millions of followers globally and the campaigns are recognized one of the most impactful campaigns. The Khushi film has already reached over 1.5 crore people with thousands of comments and shares.
In a span of career spread across 27 years, beginning with Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India and then to National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, Pavan Kaushik joined Vedanta Group’s company Hindustan Zinc in July 2007 as Head of Corporate Communication.
During his career Pavan Kaushik has launched several government campaigns like AIDS Awareness, New Economic Policy, Rural Development, Child Care & Education, Immunization, National Integration & Communal Harmony, 50 years of India’s Independence, National and International Film Festivals, Income Tax, Adult Education, Girl Child etc. to name a few. When in NIFT, Pavan Kaushik launched Fashion Communication Department and taught fashion communication as Associate Professor. He played a key role in making NIFT a deemed university.
Pavan Kaushik has already been honoured earlier by Times of India, Press Club-Udaipur (Lake City Club), Rotary International (Mewar), Nippon Japan, and recently by the Public Relations Society(Jaipur Chapter) in the area of social communication. Author of book Me Within Myself and a regular speaker and column writer on motivation and communication, Pavan Kaushik’s article on declaration of 5 days week by the Central Government was acclaimed all over India, winning him the first prize.