IIM Raipur Director Prof B S Sahay honoured with ‘India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Mar 2017 10:55:42

Staff Reporter,


Mar 6,

India CSR Network, leading CSR newswire, has awarded Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur Director Professor B S Sahay with ‘India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his outstanding contribution to CSR space. The award was presented at National Summit on Best Practices in CSR: Learning and Future Ahead on March 3, organised at Asia-Pacific Institute of Management New Delhi.

In his key note address to CSR fraternity attending the summit, Professor Sahay deliberated about required professional qualifications, trainings for professional excellence in the area of emerging CSR ecosystem in the country. Professor Sahay congratulated and praised extraordinary efforts being made by Rusen Kumar, who belongs to Raigarh, one of the remotest place of the Chhattisgarh. He said that Rusen Kumar is an excellent example of ‘power of village youth’. A common man with strong conviction can bring a big change in the society. Youth who live in villages have excellent talent and they need to be nurtured by the leaders.

Rusen Kumar, Founder & Editor, India CSR Network along with Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor in Chief - BW Businessworld honoured him ‘India CSR Lifetime Achievement Award’ in the gracious presence of Anupam Nidhi, Group Head CSR, Reliance Group; Dr SP Chauhan (Director, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management) and Dr KK Upadhyay (Former Head of FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence) and Prof Saurabh Mittal (Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi).

While receiving the honour, Prof Sahay said, “The honour is a notable recognition and provides energy to me to continue the work in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility in India.” Professor Sahay is the Founding Director of Indian Institute of Management, Raipur.