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Prof. Aruna Roy receives ‘Sankalp Kiron Puraskar’

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 HYDERABAD, NOVEMBER, 2022: Thunderous applause greeted eminent social activist and Ramon Magsaysay Awardee, Prof. Aruna Roy, when she received ‘Sankalp Kiron Puraskar’ at a glittering function held at People’s Plaza (Necklace Road) as part of ‘Sankalp Diwas 2022’ on Monday (November 28).

The award has been instituted by SuchirIndia Foundation, the CSR arm of SuchirIndia, one of the leading real estate and hospitality enterprises in South India.

Sankalp Diwas is held every November 28 to mark the birthday celebration of philanthropist and visionary, Lion Dr. Y. Kiron, founder of SuchirIndia.

Lion Kiron for many years now has been spending time with specially-abled children on his birthday. The event is a commemoration of this humanitarian gesture.

Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Health & Family Welfare, Sri T. Harish Rao and Hon’ble Minister for Panchayat Raj & Rural Development, Sri E. Dayakar Rao garu presented various awards on the occasion.

In addition to Prof. Aruna Roy, who was conferred this year's top honour, there were many others whose contributions were recognized and honoured during the award ceremony. Each recipient was greeted with wholesome applause by the large gathering.

Sankalp Siddhi Puraskars was given to six NGOs for their selfless service to specially-abled children and individuals.

Sankalp Visishta Atithis were Ms. Bala Latha, Director - CSB IAS Academy, former Deputy Director - Ministry of Defense, 2-times Civil Services ranker, Social Activist and Motivator; and Mr. M Sreenivasulu, 2-times National Presidential Awardee, member of Telangana State Advisory Board.

Expressing her delight in receiving the Puraskar, Prof. Aruna Roy, founder of Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, said, "I feel privileged with the ‘Sankalp Kiron Puraskar’ honour bestowed on me. I laud Lion Dr. Kiron, who found a unique method to celebrate his birthday. His way of spending time with special children with special needs is worth emulating. India needs more such people who believe in giving, to make this country and the world a better place."

Commenting on the awards, Lion Dr. Y. Kiron, Chairman & Managing Director, SuchirIndia said, “Happiness is not when you accumulate, but when you share it with the world. I believe that every able individual must give something back to the society, and that is how we will build a beautiful tomorrow for ourselves and for our future generations. There are many people amongst us who strive hard for betterment of the society and these Sankalp Awards is an attempt to recognize their great work and encourage them to do more. This year too, we have selected some social organizations and individuals who have been doing great work.”

Sankalp SanjeevaniPuraskars Roll of Honours

Ms. M. Karpagam, Visually Impaired Lawyer at Madras High Court; Mr. Srivatsan, Deaf Travel Photographer & Blogger; Mr. Mahesh, Captain, Indian Cricket Team (Physically-challenged category); Mr. Dhaniunjay, Wheelchair Live Singer in Telugu and Hindi; Ms. Sreelekha, Mouth Painting Artist; and Ms. Thapas, Specially-challenged Dancer.

About Suchirindia Foundation:
SUCHIRINDIA FOUNDATION (SIF) a service-oriented wing flared out by Suchirindia Infratech (p) Limited, a leading infrastructure organization to ensure an all-round development of the society. Success brought us glory, and it has motivated us to share it with compassion so that human misery will be addressed to considerable lengths."

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