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NINETEENTH MAHAVEER AWARD AWARDEES
 

COMPASSION UNLIMITED PLUS ACTION (CUPA) - Bengaluru, Karnataka

Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA) provides total care in the form of rescue & rehabilitation of animals. It has an exclusive animal care clinic, geriatric & second chance adoption centers. 
The NGO is authorised by the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) to respond to complaints against people who do not give their pets due attention and care. Such pet animals are confiscated and brought to CUPA’s shelter where re-homing process begins. CUPA organizes Humane Awareness Programmes in Colleges and local Schools.

CUPA encourages people to visit Second Chance Adoption Centre where rescued dogs are adopted. CUPA’s ABC Centre carries out Animal Birth Control & Anti Rabies Vaccination (ABC-ARV) work in Bengaluru which is important for the welfare of animals.

It has round the clock ambulance facilities for attending to the injured and stray, large and small animals, mainly dogs and cats. Outpatients and Inpatients facilities are extended through its 8 centers in Bengaluru. It provides medical care for all animals averaging 2200 cases per month. It also takes up legal issues for protecting the interest of animals.

The Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation is pleased to confer the Nineteenth Mahaveer Award in the field of Non-Violence & Vegetarianism on Compassion Unlimited Plus Action in recognition of its exemplary service for protection and care of animals. We believe many others will be inspired to emulate them.

 

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Ms. Sanober Bharucha, President of Compassion Unlimited Plus Action, Bengaluru, receiving the 19th Mahaveer Award from Shri S. Gurumurthy, Academic, Corporate Adviser and well-known Commentator on Economic and Political Affairs
 

DR. SAPAM NABAKISHORE SINGH

Silchar, Assam

 

Dr. Sapam Nabakishore Singh is a research scholar and a devoted social worker, doing services for the upliftment of the misguided youth in the North Eastern parts of India for more than 3 decades. He has been transforming the lives of hundreds of young people of this region who are exploited by anti-social forces through moral education, creative programmes, publishing books, radio talks and character building exercises.

Further, he conducts free medical check-ups for students and youngsters. His dedicated service for the welfare of the youth has made him popular among the people and many NGOs in Assam and Manipur.

In 1989, he established the Institute of Industrial Training and Production Centre for the educated unemployed youth at Imphal. He is also closely associated with the activities of ISKON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness).

The Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation is pleased to confer the Nineteenth Mahaveer Award in the field of Education on Dr. Sapam Nabakishore Singh in recognition of his significant services in the North Eastern parts of India. We believe many would be inspired by his services to society.

 

 

Dr. Sapam Nabakishore Singh ,receiving the 19th Mahaveer Award from Shri S. Gurumurthy, Academic, Corporate Adviser and well-known Commentator on Economic and Political Affairs

 

 

Dr.R.V.RAMANI

Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu

 

The Founder & Managing Trustee of Sankara Eye Care Institutions, Coimbatore, Dr. R V Ramani has been rendering exemplary service to the visually impaired for the past 4 decades with the primary aim of providing quality vision care to the poor and the underprivileged of rural India.

With the blessings and guidance of Shri Kanchi Sankaracharyas, Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Medical Centre was established by him in 1977, a clinic which provides health care to the poor. He established Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Medical Trust in 1982 and   the Sankara Eye Hospitals in 1985. Through programmes like “Gift of Vision” and  “Rainbow” it serves the rural population and children.

The “Gift of Vision” programme has conducted 17,774 rural outreach camps, screened 3.13 million persons and performed about 1.2 million free vision restoration surgeries so far in 69 Districts across 11 States in India. The paying patients cover the cost of the treatment of poor patients. The Institution also provides services in Cambodia, Nigeria, Nepal and Seychelles.

Since 2010, the Sankara Academy of Vision trains doctors and paramedical staff, promotes research & development and extends professional consultancy.
 
The Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation is pleased to confer the Nineteenth Mahaveer Award in the field of Medicine on Dr. R V Ramani in recognition of his exemplary service. We hope many would be inspired to emulate him.

 
 

Dr. R.V. Ramani , of Sankara Eye Care Institutions, Coimbatore ,receiving the 19 th Mahaveer Award from Shri S. Gurumurthy, Academic, Corporate Adviser and well-known Commentator on Economic and Political Affairs

 

 

SMT. SHAMSHAD BEGUM

Durg, Chhattisgarh

 

For the past 25 years Smt. Shamshad Begum, has been championing the cause of Women Empowerment, Literacy and Prohibition in and around the District of Durg, in the State of Chhattisgarh. She has been the rallying point for all the rural women folk in the area to fight against illiteracy, child marriage, dowry and other social evils. She has transformed the lives of innumerable women with hard work and a strong determination and has provided leadership to women.

She has promoted literacy amongst the rural people. In 163 villages, she has made the people completely literate, most of them belonging to SC/ST and backward classes.

She is actively involved in the socio-cultural & economic empowerment of women and promotes family welfare, pulse polio immunization and anaemia control. She organizes eye camps, helps widows to live independently and has established women commando clubs to fight against social evils and alcohol addiction.

Smt. Shamshad Begum has ensured setting up of more than 4000 Self Help Groups and encourages small savings habit among women. The members of these groups are today involved in farming, soap making and manufacturing of wheels for bullock carts. Such activities have given dignity and economic independence to women. Her dedicated service has secured her many awards including Padmashri in 2012.

The Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation is pleased to confer the Nineteenth Mahaveer Award in the field of Community & Social Service on Padmashri Smt. Shamshad Begum in recognition of her exemplary service. We hope many would emulate her in the service of society.

 
 

Smt. Shamshad Begum ,receiving the 19th Mahaveer Award from Shri S. Gurumurthy, Academic, Corporate Adviser and well-known Commentator on
Economic and Political Affairs

 

 
 

Ms. Sandhya Mandappa (CUPA), Ms. Sanober Bharucha(CUPA), Dr. Sapam NAbakishore Singh, Dr. R.V Ramani, Smt. Shamshad Begum,  with Former Chief election Commissioner Shri .S. Krishnamurthy, Academic & Corporate Adviser Shri S. Gurumurthy, Managing trustee Shri Prasanchand Jain, Founder Trustee Shri N Sugalchand Jain, Hon’y Executive trustee Shri P.V. Krishnamurthy, Trustees Shri Pravin Bhai Chheda, Shri Vinodh Kumar, Shri Pramodand  Shri Pratik in the 19th Mahaveer Awards day function 

 

 
 
 
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