September '2020 | United States
October 2020 | India
for CSR Excellence
The Mahatma Award is presented annually to honor outstanding performance in a wide range of categories to the individuals and organizations. With in-depth categories which cover everything from social good, public service, social work, impact investing, corporate social responsibility as well as a wide scope of sustainable business practices.
Mahatma Awards initiative is founded by Amit Sachdeva, a true Gandhian and a Social Entrepreneur to mark Gandhi ji’s 150th Birth Anniversary to acknowledge and recognize individual and organizations doing great work in their field. The annual Mahatma Awards hosted by Liveweek LLC, a social impact company.
MEANING OF 'MAHATMA'
Mahatma is an adaptation of the Sanskrit word mahātman, which literally meant "great-souled." As a general, uncapitalized English noun, "mahatma" can refer to any great person; in India, it is used as a title of love and respect.
When capitalized, however, it usually refers to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the great leader who helped guide India to independence in 1947 and also known as the founding father of the Republic of India. Renowned for his policy of nonviolent protest, he was widely known as "Mahatma Gandhi" or "the Mahatma.
MAHATMA AWARDS GIVEN IN TWO CATAGORIES
Mahatma Awards for Social Good
Mahatma Awards for CSR Excellence
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