Plan India, a not for profit organisation striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, announced the winners of the third edition of Plan India Impact Awards. Sarathi from East Singhbhum was awarded for her contributions in the Youth Champion for Girls’ Rights - Female category.
Building on the success of previous two editions, the Plan India Impact Awards 2019 reinforced some of the key learnings and saw active, meaningful participation from more than 190+ NGOs partners, enlisting nominations across 21 states.
They were shortlisted through a process oriented third party nominations, stringent review and selection which included Regional Jury deliberations and finally the National Jury selection, leading to the winners in eight categories: Anganwadi Worker, Accredited Social Health Activist/Auxiliary Nurse Midwife, Community Volunteer, Outreach Worker, Youth Champion for Girls' Rights - Male & Female and Best Child Welfare Committee (Urban & Rural).
Anuja Bansal, Executive Director, Plan India said, “Since inception in 2017, the Plan India Impact Awards have recognised exceptional functionaries who have gone beyond their call of duty while ensuring last mile delivery of critical services and long lasting change in their community.”
He added, “This year, the scale and scope of the Awards have been further widened to encourage nominations from across the country and recognise the exemplary contributions of frontline workers and volunteers.
It is their inspiring work that has given us confidence and encouragement to seek greater participation and we hope to continue and be able to tell even more powerful stories of change in the coming years.”