Akshaya Patra wins “The CSR Universe COVID Response Impact Awards 2021”
On 10 September 2021, “TheCSRUniverse COVID Response Impact Awards 2021” was announced following a rigorous 3-month process. The award was announced during a virtual conference where eminent social sector leaders and top academicians deliberated on finding short-term and long-term models to fight such crisis. The jury members included Dr Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bangalore; Dr Himanshu Rai, Director, Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Indore; Dr Umakant Dash, Director, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA); and Prof Shalini Bharat, Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.
In addition to the top academicians, renowned social sector experts of the jury panel included Mr Nixon Joseph, Ex-President & Chief Operating Officer, SBI Foundation; and Mr Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director, M-CRIL.