Mrunal Manmay Dash

Dr. Md. Imran Ali will receive the prestigious Shambhavi Puraskar for the year 2023.

An eminent panel of jury members unanimously decided on the winners in a meeting held on Wednesday.

Ali has dedicated himself to the cause of de-addiction, and several campaigns like Answer To Cancer, Drugs Free Childhood, Mission On Wheels (for differently-abled persons) etc.

Apart from that, he has also been working relentlessly for a tobacco-free society and substance abuse prevention in Odisha.

The prestigious Shambhavi Puraskar was instituted in the year 2014 by the Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), the CSR wing of IMFA Group. The objective of the award is to recognise emerging social catalysts and thereby inspiring more citizens to act as agents of change.

It carries a citation and cash award of Rs. 2,50,000

PARICHAYA of Sambalpur has been selected for 'Shambhavi Jury Commendation Certification' 2023 for their notable work to help the mentally challenged and rehabilitation of destitute & socially-neglected people.

The 'Shambhavi Jury Commendation Certification' award carries a citation and a cash award of Rs. 50,000.

The recipients will be felicitated in an award ceremony on the Foundation Day of BIPF.