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Avtar announces winners of CSR excellence award for social inclusion of women & male

Ally Legacy Awards 2022 as part of its flagship DEI conference

Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Limited emerges victorious for the ‘Mission Nand Ghar’ committed to the
Prime Minister’s national vision of providing education, healthcare, and c women with skill development.

Anantha Radhakrishnan (Radha), CEO and MD at Infosys BPM, wins the Male Ally Legacy Award
championing women’s advancement in the organization.

Avtar Group, India’s pioneers in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Consulting announced the winners of the 2022 Avtar & Seramount CSR Excellence Award for Social Inclusion of Women and Male Ally Legacy Awards (MALA).

The Awards were announced at the Avtar and Seramount Best of the Best Conference 2022, India’s most respected conference on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Centered on the theme ‘Business is Good, the Best of the Best conference 2022 brought together stakeholders across industry sectors where conscious efforts taken by the businesses in the domain of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, a very experiential tenet of Human Resources, will set the leader apart from the laggard.

The Avtar & Seramount CSR Excellence Award for Social Inclusion of Women recognizes and lauds CSR initiatives by companies for the impact created for empowering underprivileged women and girl children economically.

This award was conferred upon Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Limited, for the project ‘Mission Nand Ghar.

Through the project, the company ensured that women undergo entrepreneurship training and skill enhancement to start their micro-enterprise.

The beneficiaries have been equipped with a holistic support system to promote growth on a personal and
professional scale.

Extensive training andcredit linkages have also been provided to increase their contribution to the Indian economy.
The Male Ally Legacy Award celebrates male allies who have spearheaded change in the mindsets and
attitudes towards women in the workplace. Speaking at the event today, Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder – President of Avtar Group, said, “The CSR and MALA awards stand as a testament to the progress made by companies in various spheres of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – social commitment & nurturing culture.
They have been raising the bar, and that is good news. These awards identify role models across India for more organizations to be inspired by and follow suit. Avtar aims to make workplaces more inclusive and sensitive to every workforce segment, and such recognitions help us acknowledge exemplary work.”   
Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation Managing Director, J. Innocent Divya, presented the awards to the winners and appreciated the efforts taken by Avtar for bringing the focus- Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity to organizations. She said, “Diverse and inclusive workplaces earn their employees’ deeper trust and more commitment.
It is a delight to watch Avtar and Seramount collaboratively make this effort to honor the companies and set an example, and encourage others to be the leaders of the present wnd future.
Appreciating the impressive number of women leaders on the winner’s list, she stressed on the importance of equity in the workplace which offers proportional representation and opportunities for all.’

2022 Avtar & Seramount CSR Excellence Award for Social Inclusion of Women – Winner
Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Limited
2022 Avtar & Seramount CSR Excellence Award for Social Inclusion of Women – Choice of Jury Winners
(Company names listed alphabetically)
  • Accenture Solutions Private Limited
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • 2022 Male Ally Legacy Awards (MALA) – Winner
  • Anantha Radhakrishnan (Radha), CEO and MD- Infosys BPM, Infosys Limited 2022 Male Ally Legacy Awards (MALA) – Choice of Jury Winners (Listed alphabetically as per company names)
  • Deep Kalra, Founder & Co-Chairman, MakeMyTrip India Pvt. Ltd.
  • R. Anandakrishnan, President – HR & IT, TVS Motor Company Ltd
Appendix:
Puthri Award for Excellence in CSR
Title Winner: Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Limited
Project: Mission Nand Ghar Mission Nand Ghar is committed to the Prime Minister’s national vision of providing education
and healthcare and empowering women with skill development. Nand Ghars ensure that women undergo
entrepreneurship training and skill enhancement to start their micro-enterprise with extensive skill training
and credit linkages, increasing their contribution towards the Indian economy.
They are equipped with a holistic support system that aims to promote growth on a personal and professional scale. Nand Ghars,
thus, have an excellent opportunity to transform the lives of millions of women and children in the coming years.
Today more than 3000 Nand Ghars are running across 12 states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya. Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Goa, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Odisha is a testimony to our commitment to constructing 4000 centers. Choice of Jury award: Accenture Solutions Private Limited.

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