Rotary Public Awards Report 2016
The Rotary Public Awards committee has completed 6 meetings so far.
Amongst the few projects completed so far are ‘Late Sohrab Godrej Award for Science and Technology 2015 – 16’, which was presented to Mr. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of ISRO on 2nd August by Dr. Pheroza Godrej. Also the ‘Citizen of Bombay Award’ was presented to Mr. Raghuram Rajan, Former RBI Governor, on 6th September by the President, Dr. Mukesh Batra.
The Rotary Public Awards for this year have been finalized as follows:
– ‘The Shyam Munshi Lifetime Achievement Award in Arts’ will be to presented to Mr. Rishi Kapoor. This event will be tentatively held on 7th February 2017 at The Taj Palace, Mumbai at 1:15 pm.
– The ‘Somchand Parikh Award’ for the Best Teacher will be given to Ms. M. Isaacs.
– The ‘Ramkrishna Bajaj Award’ for Good Governance will be presented to Mr. Deepak Parekh.
– The ‘Taru Lalvani Environmental Protection Award’ will be given to Ms. Maneka Gandhi.
Some of the projects planned for the rest of the Rotary year are ‘The RCB Award’ for Bravery, ‘Uma Jain Award’ for Young Women Achiever, and ‘Anita Parikh Award’ for Women’s Empowerment For these, few names have been proposed, however the awardee is yet to be decided. Also, the nominees for the ‘P. V. Gandhi Award’ for Excellence in Public Life are proposed and are yet to be decided.
Also, the nominees for the ‘P. V. Gandhi Award’ for Excellence in Public Life are proposed and are yet to be decided.