December 8, 2008

Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2008

Arbind Singh, Executive Director, Nidan, was today announced as the winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2008 in India. Montek S. Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, India, conferred the award on Arbind Singh at the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit. In India, the Social Entrepreneur Year of the Award is an initiative of The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation and The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the UNDP.

This award will also provide Arbind with the opportunity to take part in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos from 28 January to 1 February and gain access to the Schwab Foundation’s global network. Singh will have unprecedented opportunities to engage with global decision-makers from the public, corporate, media and academic sectors to strengthen and expand his model. The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation will honour him as the Khemka Fellow and present him with a financial award of 800,000 Indian Rupees.

Congratulations to Arbind! This is a good motivation for us business owners to continue to our thrive for global business!

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