Smile Foundation, a national level development organization awarded the prestigious NGO Excellence Award for it valuable contribution in the social sector. The award was conferred by The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) Hyderabad endorsed by World CSR Day and Asian Confederation of Business.
Mr. Vikram Singh Verma, Chief Operating Officer, received the award on behalf of Smile Foundation at an event at Taj Lands End in Mumbai.
The IPE Corporate Excellence Awards recognize and honour companies as well as Individuals who, through their corporate practices, have helped to raise India’s corporate disclosure standards and corporate governance. The Awards seek to identify and celebrate those companies that have had a positive impact on our environment and society as well as their business.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vikram Singh Verma, COO Smile Foundation said,“It is indeed a great encouragement for us to receive the NGO Excellence Awards. Recognitions such as this are good motivations to continue the good work as well as doing it the right way. All the hard work that we put in to achieve high standard of delivery and good governance seems to be well encouraged at platforms like this. Awards always encourage in doing better than the last time with more enthusiasm and dedication. On behalf of Smile Foundation I would like to thank each and everyone who considered and appreciated us for this honour.”
Smile Foundation has received many awards in the past for its commendable services and impact in the development sector. Few major ones include Asia Pacific Child Rights Award, Healthcare Leadership Award, Barclay’s Bank Chairman Award, GE Healthcare-Modern Medicare Excellence Award, and Quality Initiative Mission Award 2013 etc.
About Smile Foundation
Smile Foundation (smilefoundationindia.org) is a national level development organisation reaching out to more than 300,000 underprivileged children, youth and women directly every year through 158 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, youth employability, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.