Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award Foundation
honors Chaudhary Group’s Nirvana Chaudhary with the
Philanthropist and Young Entrepreneur Award 2017
New Delhi: The Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award Foundation has honored Chaudhary Group’s Nirvana Chaudhary with the Philanthropist and Young Entrepreneur Award 2017, for his remarkable contributions and dedication towards development activities in Nepal.
Mr.Nirvana Chaudhary is the Managing Director of Nepal’s Billion Dollar Enterprise, the Chaudhary Group. He also leads the philanthropic arm of his group — The Chaudhary Foundation—which has been singular in building schools and homes for survivors of the April 2015 earthquake of Nepal. He has opened Nepal’s largest spiritual Institute and partnered with Bill & Melinda Gates on Health and Sanitation in Nepal. He is well known for his role in Social Impact Projects.
On bestowing the award, the honorable jury said, “We feel proud of your contribution to the nation’s progress and we will remember you for your astonishing and extraordinary work for the betterment of your nation. We salute your contribution and honor you with this award.”
Nirvana Chaudhary is a youth icon of Nepal and beyond. He became the Chairman of ASSOCHAM Nepal Chapter and was nominated for the board of UN-Business Advisory Council. He was also on the board of Cricket Association of Nepal. Lions Club International and Rotary International have recognized him with the President’s Award for Social Contribution. He has been the Brand Ambassador of WWF Foundation, Founder of Himalayan Climate Change, the youngest Founder Member of Entrepreneur Organization Nepal Chapter, and Founder member of Young Presidents Organization. He has led a campaign on “Spirit of Entrepreneurship” and just been featured as the First Nepalese in CNBC’s Young Turks and Forbes Next-Gen Tycoons.
The Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Awards is being given by the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’ to the eminent people from different fields & walk of life. From Last 17 Years, the Foundation is Working to identify and honor, the most devoted & talented Personalities of the Society at National & International level. The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation was established in 1991 and has supported activities in the areas of health, literacy, science, women and girl child development, protection of environmental and natural resources and others. The Foundation is headed by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi and the trustees include former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Planning Commission Member Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Mr. Rahul Gandhi amongst others.