by India Education bureau, New Delhi: Smile Foundation has been conferred
with the “EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS – 2013” by
the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industries (ASSOCHAM) and
The Education Post. The awards also felicitated Smile Foundation with
certificate of ‘Leader in Social venture Philanthropy in Child
The awards aim to promote university / institute and individuals performing
their best in education sector.
Entries had been invited from hundreds of Universities, Engineering
Colleges, Management Colleges, Medical Colleges, Certified Training
Centres, Academicians, NGOs working on education, and Corporate working
on education through CSR etc.
The recipients under other categories included IMI, New Delhi (Best
Management Institute in Corporate Relation); Institute of Management
IRMA University, Ahmedabad (Leader in Family Business and Entrepreneurship);
FORE School of Management, New Delhi (Best Management Institute for
Impact Potential); and NTPC Ltd. (Best PSU Promoting Technical Education),
Mr. Bhupendrasinh M. Chudasama, Minister of Education, Govt. of Gujarat
presented the Education Excellence Award 2013 to Mr. Santanu Mishra,
Co-founder & Executive Trustee, Smile Foundation during the awards
function in Ahemedabad.
Smile Foundation 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.
Source : http://indiaeducationdiary.in/Shownews.asp?newsid=26698