Our friends at Pratham have been awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2009 Award in the public service category. Pratham receives this award for its contribution in the field of literacy and education. The other nominees were Anna Hazare, Association For Democratic Reward, Dr Devi Shetty, Ecosphere Spiti and Naaz Foundation .Being associated with Pratham and having provided content for many of their projects, we all were extremely happy to hear about this news and we wish Pratham all the luck and success for the future.
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2009, the biggest and the most credible awards of the nation, are back to honour and recognize Indians whose endeavor stood beyond the ordinary this year and in the process, built brand India. The pinnacle of Indian achievement, the award adheres to the unparallel four-tier process, standing resolute for the resilience and trust of a billion free Indian minds. (Link)
Update: PM's remarks at the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Awards- 2009