On the 27th of July 2020, 18th FICCI CSR Awards were announced. FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards – India’s first CSR award was instituted in 1999 by FICCI. The award aims to identify and recognize the efforts of companies in integrating and internalizing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). KPIT Technologies was awarded under Category 7- Exemplary Innovation (irrespective of the turnover of the company) for its annual flagship initiative KPIT Sparkle.
KPIT Sparkle is an innovative platform that connects budding entrepreneurs to the incubation ecosystem to converge on the final objective of bringing innovative solutions to the common man.
KPIT Sparkle participated in the 2018-19 edition of the FICCI CSR Award and submitted the nomination last year. After the 1st round of submission evaluation, the allocated FICCI evaluator visited the KPIT campus for an onsite assessment. This was followed by the final presentation on 17th March 2020, post which the jury panel unanimously decided to award KPIT Technologies the FICCI CSR Award. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the award ceremony was held virtually on the 27th of July. Shri Anurag Thakur, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, GoI graced the Virtual Award Presentation Ceremony as a Chief Guest. This award is a testimony to the hard work and dedication shown by the KPIT Sparkle team for the past six years. KPIT is honored and humbled by this recognition.
Access FICCI’s official press release HERE
Click Here Watch Full recording of Award Ceremony, Jump to 47:20 for KPIT’s mention