Rashtriya Seva Bharati has been selected as India’s best NGO that extended timely help to migrant workers. The award was constituted to salute the invincible spirit of corona warriors who have led the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.
On the Gandhi Jayanti Day, the Healthgiri Awards 2020 to honour corona warriors was conferred to Seva Bharati. The Healthgiri Awards 2020 is the reincarnated version of India Today Safaigiri Awards, held annually on Gandhi Jayanti.
"It is fitting that this is happening on Gandhi Jayanti," Prime Minister Narendra Moi said in his letter to India Today Group for honouring Corona Warriors with 'Healthgiri Awards'. He added, "Bapu's ideals of selfless service are reflected in the way our healthcare workers are serving the nation tirelessly."
"May the 'India Today Healthgiri Awards' ceremony encourage all to take inspiration from our Corona Warriors and further strengthen our efforts to stay safe and save lives. My heartiest congratulations to all the award winners on the occasion," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his letter to the India Today Group on Friday.
The awards were given across nine categories including: Best State in Combating Covid-19; Best Celebrity Contribution in Spreading Awareness; Best Far-Reaching Corporate Contribution for a Wider Social Impact; Best Testing Facility; Best NGO or other Entity that Extended Timely Help to Migrants; Best Innovation for Covid-Related Activity in Times of the Pandemic; Best Logistics Services Provider; Best NGO or Other Entity Offering Healthcare Services; and Best Health Manager. The virtual awards ceremony was attended by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
Seva Bharati is a non-government, non-political, non-profiting voluntary organisation established in the year 2001. Since its inception, the organization has been devoting its skill knowledge and commitment the society with a group of experienced and trained social workers.
The major objectives of the Seva Bharati include providing immediate relief to the victims of natural calamities, road accident, etc and rehabilitating victims of calamities, assisting and educating orphans and the poor etc.