Another feather in the Sahara cap
Sahara Welfare Foundation has been awarded the 'Corporate Foundation with Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices' in a glittering Asian Leadership Awards ceremony held at Dubai. Sahara Welfare Foundation was presented with this prestigious award on the basis of CSR work undertaken by the Sahara Group in uplifting the lives of underprivileged in the country and for the humanitarian work being done under the VEDAS (Village Esteem Development Adoption by Sahara) project.
This is the first international award that Sahara Welfare Foundation has received as an organisation.
Speaking on the occasion, Kumkum Roy Choudhury, Executive Director Worker, Sahara India Pariwar, said 'Sahara India Pariwar has always been committed in extending support under the aegis of Sahara Welfare Foundation to the needy and underprivileged in the country.
This award is the recognition of our incessant efforts towards mainstreaming the lives of the helpless and underprivileged people. In fact, it’s the firm conviction of ‘Saharasri’ Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker & Chairman, Sahara India Pariwar that every organization, along with its own development and progress should also contribute towards the cause of the society and the nation at large.
This international award will surely act as a catalyst in boosting us with even more confidence to continue our endeavours for the betterment of mankind. The Asian Leadership Awards happens to be a leading industry event, recognizing and rewarding outstanding achievements in sustainability in the built environment and are a key benchmark for achieving best practices in the sector.
These Awards are endorsed by the Asian Confederation of Business as well as World CSR Day. Over 20 categories under the Asian Leadership Awards recognize the achievements made by selected high profile corporate business leaders in Asia and honour their great contributions towards the country’s post-recession economic development.