NSS Foundation Day Awards’22 Krisha Foundation

Diya Navin Punjabi, President and Trustee, Krisha Foundation welcomed all the Directors, Program Officers and the students volunteers

Krisha Foundation is a Public Charitable Trust headquartered in Mumbai, registered under the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 2016. Krisha Foundation works in diverse areas related to Financial Literacy, Investor Education, women empowerment, child education, mental health, tree plantation, water conservation, upliftment of the poor and needy etc. With a team of 350 plus empaneled trainers, facilitators and academicians across India Krisha Foundation has conducted various awareness initiatives and has impacted the lives of 6 lakh plus individuals.

In the 75th Year of India's Independence, Krisha Foundation came forward to felicitate the courage of selfless leaders of the National Service Scheme (NSS) on September 24, 2022 i.e., the NSS Foundation Day. National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides an opportunity to the youth of the country to take part in various governmentled community service activities and programmes. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands-on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since the inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students strength increased from 40,000 to over 3.8 million up to the end of March 2018 in various universities, colleges and institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in various community service programmes.

Diya Navin Punjabi, President and Trustee, Krisha Foundation welcomed all the Directors, Program Officers and the students Volunteers. She promised that each year the trust would like to encourage the good work that NSS undertakes and Krisha Foundation is open for collaboration and working closely with NSS. She also encouraged all NSS units across India to celebrate the World Investor Week, 2022 from 10th to 16th October, 2022 which is celebrated globally by IOSCO and the national coordinator for the same is SEBI.

The Applications for NSS Foundation Day, 2022 were invited from across the country under three categories of Awards as follows:

- Late Pushpa Hariram Punjabi NSS NETRUTVA AWARD (University Level)

- Late Hariram Chimandas Punjabi NSS KARAMVEER AWARD (College Level)

- Late Prof Mukesh Hariram Punjabi NSS YUVA YODHA AWARD (Student Level)

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