Aaj Tak, the leading Hindi News Channel for 11 years, part of the
TV Today Network bouquet, will be announcing the Aaj Tak Care Awards
On June 6th, 2012 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. Honorable Finance
Minister Mr. Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest at the awards
night. Aaj Tak Care Awards will honour leading companies in corporate
sector who have contributed towards inclusive and sustainable development
keeping in mind the society as the focal point.
Tak Care Awards will be given in 5 different categories: Education,
Empowerment, Environment, Health & Livelihood. IMRB International
- a leading research agency filtered entries for participation in
Aaj Tak Care Awards based on parameters like replicability, sustainability,
people participation and innovativeness.
of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) with their experience and
expertise in various sectors partnered in the second phase to further
shortlist the companies. With their invaluable experience and objective
approach they compared & evaluated the CSR initiatives of all
entries and nominated the final 40 companies for the second phase
of Aaj Tak Care Awards.
third and last phase of the Aaj Tak Care Awards was the selection
process by the jury where eminent personalities debated & arrived
at the final list of winners.
Jury for Aaj Tak Care Awards shared their valuable experience which
helped us in ensuring that the awards are given to the most deserving
companies for their efforts in the field of CSR the eminent Jury
Members was chaired by Mr. Gurcharan Das, Chairman, Author &
Management Consultant, Prof. Dipankar Gupta, Noted Sociologist was
the Expert Jury Member, Mr. Arun Kapur, the Executive Director of
Learn Today took the responsibility of selecting companies under
the Education category. Leading social activist, Mr. Sandeep Pandey
selected companies under Empowerment category. Mr. Rajender Singh,
Environmentalist & Chairman, Tarun Bharat Sangh gave his views
under Environment category. Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman of Fortis Group
of Hospitals (Cardiovascular Sciences & Cardiology Council)
gave his opinion under Health category. Mr. Sandeep Chachra, Executive
Director, Action Aid India, shortlisted companies under Livelihood
eminent jury of Aaj Tak Care Awards finally nominated 12 awardees
after comparing and debating the contribution made by all the entries.
on the Aaj Tak Care Awards Joy Chakraborthy, CEO, TV Today Network
said, It is a matter of great pride for all of us to honour
the real champions of corporate India who have positively impacted
the society. We looked at companies who have gone beyond their corporate
objectives of growth & profitability and have put a society
centered approach at the centre of everything they do.