Awards and Recognition
These were initiated to acknowledge outstanding work done by people, institutions / organizations in different areas of urban or rural life viz social, innovation, enterprise or other fields.
Jamnalal Bajaj Awards is instituted by the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation in 1977-78 to serve the ideals of Shri Jamnalal Bajaj and promote Gandhian constructive activities in India and abroad. There are three National awards and one International award. It is bestowed upon people for their exemplary contribution for the holistic development and betterment of society in fields of Gandhian constructive initiatives for rural upliftment, application of science and technology, welfare of women and children and promotion of Gandhian Values in India and overseas as well.
Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar (Award) was initiated in 1992-93 in memory of in memory of Smt. Jankidevi Bajaj, a Gandhian committed to selfless service. The objective of the Puraskar is to discover and honour women entrepreneurs who are dedicated to rural upliftment and rural business entrepreneurship.
Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award was instituted in 1995 in the memory of Shri Ramkrishna Bajaj whose motto was “Trust in Quality and Business Ethics”. This award is considered to be one of India’s most prestigious quality awards as the scrutiny and selection process is rigorous. The objectives of the award are to promote quality awareness and practices in Indian business, recognize qualitative achievements of Indian Companies and publicize successful strategies and programmes.
Jamnalal Bajaj Uchit Vyavhar Puraskar for Fair Business Practices constituted in 1988 recognizes efforts made by small, medium and large businesses, industrial enterprises and professionals staying true to the vision.