GURUGRAM: 30 school students have been shortlisted as the finalists of the 10th Annual Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards for their extraordinary efforts to make a difference in their communities. These finalists were selected from over 3,000 applications received in a nationwide search for the country’s top student volunteers.
The children will be felicitated with Silver medallions and Certificates of Achievement at an awards ceremony to be held in Delhi on February 20, 2020. Mr. Anand Kumar, Founder of ‘Super 30’ will be the Chief Guest at the event.
The shortlisted applicants (16 in the Individual Category and 14 in the Group Category) have worked on diverse community service projects and represent schools from various parts of the country including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Jharkhand.
Whether it is about upgrading skills to empower people, creating employment opportunities for the marginalized, devising technology solutions to improve healthcare services, writing storybooks about social issues to create awareness among small children, setting up libraries or promoting environment conservation – all these children have done an outstanding job that has impacted the lives of many.
An esteemed jury panel comprising Gauri Sharma Tripathi, one of UK’s leading Kathak artistes; Prof. Neera Agnimitra, Head of School of Social Work, Delhi University; Manoj Gopalakrishna, CEO of CARE India; Mame Omar Diop, Head of Education & Programme Specialist, UNESCO New Delhi; and RJ Sayema, a well-known voice on Radio Mirchi, will now evaluate the shortlisted applications and select the best from among them as the National Honourees, whose names will be announced during the awards ceremony.
2 winners in the Individual Category will be presented with Gold medallions, Certificates of Excellence, a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 each and a return trip to Washington, D.C for the international felicitation ceremony. The members of the winner in the Group Category will be presented with Gold medallions, Certificates of Excellence and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 to be shared among them.
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