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CSR Times Lifetime Achievement Award


The CSR Times Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates individuals with profound industry expertise and notable philanthropic contributions. Recognizing a lifetime commitment to societal welfare, this accolade honors leaders whose careers exemplify excellence and compassion. By blending extensive professional experience with a dedication to social responsibility, awardees inspire others to make enduring positive impacts on communities, embodying the spirit of corporate social responsibility.

The CSR Times Lifetime Achievement Award is an annual recognition bestowed upon a singular individual, meticulously selected by the esteemed Advisory Board. This exclusive honor celebrates the unparalleled contributions of a leader who epitomizes both extensive industry experience and outstanding philanthropic endeavors. Each year, the chosen recipient stands as a beacon of excellence, inspiring others to emulate their remarkable legacy of corporate social responsibility.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners


Ms. Shallu Jindal, Chairperson, JSP Foundation  
Ms. Shallu Jindal, an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer and philanthropist, chairs the JSP Foundation, driving impactful programs for vulnerable populations across India. She has empowered millions through healthcare, education, livelihood, water access, art promotion, and more. Her leadership, including as Chancellor of OP Jindal University and VP of Flag Foundation of India, has garnered numerous awards and honors for her contributions to dance, education, and social development.


Mr. M P Jalan, Chairman – Ramkrishna Forgings Limited
Mr. M P Jalan, is a renowned philanthropist and he has inculcated his vision and ethos into Ramkrishna Forgings Ltd. Through robust CSR activities, RKFL is reaching out to the local community of Jamshedpur and supporting them in their various needs. Under his guidance, RKFL also supports an organisation dedicated to educating children diagnosed with autism. Under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission,’ RKFL has installed dustbins in JSR and maintained them. RKFL also takes pride in its contributions to “Har Ghar Tiranga.”


Dr. Minnie Bodhanwala, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children
Minnie Bodhanwala is an Indian business executive, entrepreneur, and dentist. She is the CEO of Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital and Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children in Mumbai. She is a board member and director of several Wadia Group organizations and companies. Her current appointment includes trustee of Sir Ness Wadia Foundation and advisor to the Chairman for CSR and Modern Education Society. As a member of the Impact India Foundation, she has set up community projects in dental health for UNDP, UNICEF, and WHO for their “Hospital-on-Wheels” project. She has also set up a Human Milk Bank in the Bai Jerbai Hospital and a clinic for children suffering from multiple disabilities and vision impairment in Maharashtra.  


Mrs. Rajashree Birla, Philanthropist
Mrs. Rajashree Birla is an exemplary figure in community initiatives and rural development. She spearheads the Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, the Group’s apex body responsible for development projects and oversees the Group’s social and welfare-driven work across its companies. The footprint of the Centre’s work straddles over 7,000 villages, reaching out to 9 million people. The Aditya Birla Group runs 20 hospitals and 5,000 medical camps treating over a million patients. Its 56 schools pan India impart quality education to over 46,500 children. Both its hospitals and schools are ‘Not for Profit’ institutions.


Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University
A multidimensional personality, Mrs Berlia is a leading Entrepreneur, Industrialist and Educationist who has devoted her life to nation-building with global footprints. She is a humanitarian, a worthy daughter, a caring spouse, a nurturing mother, an indulgent grandmother but above all an alchemist who performs all her roles with great ease to create a shining and inspiring story. A woman of many parts, but the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Mrs Berlia was the first woman to lead a multi-state apex chamber of commerce in India, serving as the President of the PHDCCI in 2005-06. A humanitarian to the core, Mrs Sushma Paul Berlia has always championed causes for the physically challenged, and economically weaker sections of society and empowering women.

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