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HCL Foundation, ONGC Foundation, Vedanta Group’s Sesa Community Development Foundation, Buddy4Study among winners of TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Awards 2022



New Delhi, September 13, 2022: HCL Foundation, ONGC Foundation, Tech Mahindra Foundation, American India Foundation, Buddy4Study, Manipur Government and Vedanta Group’s Sesa Community Development Foundation are among the 21 winners of the much awaited 2nd TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Awards 2022.

The Awards across the different categories were announced on the 2nd day of TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Conference, which was held on September 8-9, 2022. During the two-day conference, industry leaders and NGO thought leaders discussed the emerging challenges in the sector, scope of policy improvements, and the way forward towards making the social sector initiatives more inclusive and impact driven.

There were 5 winners in each of the three major categories – Education, Health & Sanitation, and Skill Development & Livelihood. 


TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Award 2022 winners in the Education category include Newgen Software Technologies, Buddy4Study, Tata Steel, DMart and American India Foundation. In the Health & Sanitation category, the winners include Manipur Government, Jivika Healthcare, Godrej Consumer Products, Adani Wilmar and ITC.  The Skill Development & Livelihood category also has five winners including ONGC Foundation, Sesa Community Development Foundation (Vedanta Group, Sesa Goa), American India Foundation, HCL Foundation and Bosch. Further, the winners in the remaining categories included Tech Mahindra Foundation (Support to Differently-abled), Manjari Foundation (Empowerment through Microfinance), HCL Foundation (Promotion of Sports), Nestlé India (Initiative for Sustainable Environment), PeriFerry (Women and Child Development) and Lakshyam (Women and Child Development).

Ruchika Kumar, Editor, TheCSRUniverse, congratulated all the winners on their highly successful social initiatives and wished that all the winners succeed in their social mission. “It is heart-warming to see so many good initiatives are being taken by corporations and non-profit organisations.  We at TheCSRUniverse are also amazed to know the inspirational work being done by so many organisations. This Award has brought due recognition to the strategic approach and innovative ideas of corporates, implementation partners and other stakeholders towards bringing social change,” Kumar said.

The grand jury panel for this year’s TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Awards included eminent academicians including Dr Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi, Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee; Dr Archana Shukla, Director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow; Dr. Himanshu Rai, Director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore; Dr. Nirmal Kanti Chakrabarti, Vice Chancellor, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata; Dr. Pratima Murthy, Director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS); Mr R.C. Mishra, IAS (Retd), Vice-Chancellor, National Sports University; Dr. Srikrishna Deva Rao, Vice Chancellor, National Law University Delhi; Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Vice Chancellor, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru; and Dr. Umakant Dash, Director, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).

The Awards were announced after a 3-month rigorous multi-layered selection process led by the expert jury panel to pick the best social projects under different themes. This year, the Award organising committee received a total of 152 nominations, including 29 editorial nominations, out of which 112 nominations were found valid. A further shortlisting was done for jury evaluation round after which the winners were announced.


About TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Award 2022  TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Awards is constituted by TheCSRUniverse, a niche social sector knowledge platform, to recognise, highlight and disseminate the best Social Impact projects and initiatives. The 2nd Edition of TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Awards was held along the annual TheCSRUniverse Social Impact Conference on 8-9 September, 2022.

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10 Influential People Changing The Game In Their Respective Fields In 2023



We the people of India certainly believe that India can disrupt the global content landscape with indigenous stories and by staying true to our culture and realities. Here is a list of 10 Influential people changing the game in their respective fields in 2023. Each one of them is someone people from their field look up to, respect and trust to guide them towards their desired results.


10 Influential People Changing The Game In Their Respective Fields In 2023 are:

  • Priyasi Das
  • Shreya Dubey
  • Aurora Bluemoon
  • Rakhi Kapoor
  • Gary Clark
  • Saurabh Pant
  • Supriya
  • R K Mohapatra
  • Mayuri Kadambande
  • Mayaa SH



Dr. Priyasi Das


Dr. Priyasi Das belongs to the City of Joy Kolkata. She is an Award-Winning – Best-Selling Author, Engineer, Doctorate in Literature, National, World, and Global Record Holder via India Book of Records, Vajra World Records, Global Records & Research Foundation, Grace Ladies Global Book of Records & many others. She is also a Guinness World Record mass attempt Record Holder. She has Authored 9 Books. She is the founder of Priya’s Wisdom Publication (PWP), Iconic Brand Network (IBN) & The Inspiring Women Community (TIWC) which gives aspiring candidates a good platform getting recognised for their talent, hardwork and dedication. She is a Professional Certified Expert in Literature from the GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERT FORUM of Professional Skill Development Hub Singapore. She is also a National Award Winner by Swami Vivekananda Excellence Award. She has received more than 50+ International & National Awards for her impeccable literary projects. She has interacted with Honorable Prime Minister of India – Shri. Narendra Modi virtually for the initiative discussion toward Independent India under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. She is the first person to write a reality based book on COVID-19 titled “PHASES OF COVID-19” which is an Amazon Bestseller and multiple record holding book. Her recently published book “DENSIS” is a unique informative book which is based on the author’s real life experience which portrays the reality of two deadly medical conditions (DENGUE & SEPSIS). Surviving from two back-to-back deadly diseases the author has dedicated the book towards the medical survivors and written the book to create healthcare awareness.



Shreya Dubey


Shreya Dubey is a poet, writer, podcaster, story teller, speaker, live reader & interviewer, host, content creator and author of bestseller book “ALL THE FLOWERS SHE HELD”, available on Amazon, Flipkart & Coauthor of 35+ best seller anthologies. She has successfully released her podcasts on Spotify, gaana, jio music & other platforms where podcasts with title “Don’t give up on hearts” & “Meri kavitaaein, chai aur tum” were great hits. In her debut book, she spoke about emotions of relationships. She is currently residing in Pune & working on content creation where she guides on how to deal with emotions & provides insights on sensitivity of emotions of heart with her reels. With her monthly podcasts series with an Instagram firm, she’s now helping listeners on how to deal with mental issues, emotions & relationships. Received many awards in field of literature, writings, live reading & as speaker and has been nominated for numerous awards which includes Awardee of top 10 aspiring writers, best book reviewer, top 10 literary awardee, queen awardee, pride of India awardee, youth icon in literature and winner of best live reader & best book reviewer. Featured in Google news, Menafn, zee5, jio news, daily hunt, Indian saga, fox interviewer, team punjabmetro, thedailybeat & ed times.

Her book made it to top 5 books to be read in 2022 by Cherry book awards.

Her connect

Instagram- @shreyadubey10


Aurora Bluemoon


Aurora Bluemoon is a pen name inspired by the magnificence of the southern lights, Aurora Australis, and the 13th full moon of the phrase “Once in a Blue Moon,” where all miracles happen, signifying the rarity of the natural phenomena.

In real life, she plays her role as an entrepreneur with a master’s degree in English literature. As an innovative writer, her vivid thoughts of fantasy led me to the writers’ world by the year 2021.

She has strategized a unique way of captivating readers in the fantasy world that she has created. “I’ve contributed my works to various literary genres like poetry, short stories, book reviews, micro tales, and articles. I have written four e-novels available in forty online reading apps and traditionally published two novellas available in Amazon, Kindle and Google Books,” she says.


The New Year 2023 proliferated her with a new title as founder and editor of two digital quarterly magazines, e-Chuvadi Magazine and Codextra Magazine. e-Chuvadi Magazine is a literary magazine with the unique concept of focusing mainly on South Indian Languages encompassing all literary genres. Codextra Magazine is a journal platform focusing on promoting best e-novels of proficient authors in online reading apps to connect with their readers.


“I won a few winner titles for my poetry from reputed organization such as Flairs and Glairs publication, Am Power, The Momma Clan, Unicorn Magazine and Cherry Book Awards. I’m awarded as Modern Literary Star Award from Cherry Book Awards with partners, Digital Golgappa and Indian Stories.Live.”

Instagram: @aurora.bluemoon

Facebook: @author aurora blumoon

Email id: [email protected]



Rakhi Kapoor


Meet Rakhi Kapoor, author of twenty five books, Prenatal counsellor and Entrepreneur


Rakhi Kapoor is an author of 25 impactful books with four Amazon India best sellers.

Rakhi writes on complicated issues like mental health, relationships, self help , pregnancy, mood swings, childbirth, work life balance, post-natal depression, infertility. Her books are backed by research, real life case studies, activities, checklists, dealt by the author.


Rakhi’s twenty fifth book Now You Breathe (Overcoming Toxic relationships and Abuse) has been nominated for many prestigious awards, awaiting the results in 2023.



Rakhi has been awarded the Best Author of the Year 2022 at the National Achiever’s Awards in New Delhi at the Constitution club of India .

She has received the Exceptional women of Excellence Award by Yuukke , a global ecosystem for women entrepreneurs.


Rakhi is a pioneer in the concept of prenatal counselling in India with over two decades of experience working with young women, moms and couples.


Her book Expecting Daddy Delivers for expecting Indian men which has been translated into Hindi as Behtar Pati Behatareen Pita.


Mums mental Health and Milestones is a groundbreaking book written by Rakhi dedicated to the emotional and mental health of young women and mothers. Her book Deliver with Delight topped the Amazon India charts making pregnancy and childbirth a matter of pleasure instead of stress.


She is an avid trekker. She keeps her head in between the clouds and her laptop exploring ideas which she translates into powerful books.


Gary Clark


Gary Clark is a USA based philanthropist, poet, and entrepreneur. He is known to connect animals with the latest trending topics in his poems. He loves writing and is currently working on a couple of upcoming untitled novellas. He shared 10 problems faced by Indian Youth after his extensive research.


Saurabh Pant


Saurabh Pant is a visually impaired Indian author who was born on 4th of April 1994 in the beautiful hill station of Nainital in Uttarakhand.


After having pneumonia at age of 3 and accepting the loss of vision at age 5, he came in touch of Braille at age of  12 and had primary education in NIEPVD in Dehradun where he also learnt screen reader access for devices.


He returned back to inclusion after schooling and graduated from Kirori  mal college in DU where he was a modest student of his time.


His journey into writing had started to grow in  school , but with technical help he published his 1st work in Sept 2014 and from there onwards he  never looked back.


Today he is author of more than 120 works and has won 9 international  awards but he feels more connected in between his visually impaired friends and likes to help  in whatever way it is  possible so he feels gratified to all for this.


In 2022, he was supported hugely by Digital Golgappa and Cosmoclan platforms  and came to be known by the larger Indian spectrum for which he is thankful and  he  would continue to grow more in2023 as an author.





Supriya from Chhattisgarh INDIA completed graduation in biotechnology Research field with advance training. She is passionate about dancing, listening music, writing her thoughts, Reading, travelling, playing Casio little bit, drawing and making creative things, dressing herself, etc. she is fond of Reading because it makes her feel like travelling without moving feet. She is a girl who believe that miracles do happen because of hard work and the results that came after, are the best gift of her life.

She had participated in 20+anthologies as a co-author with different theme, genre, concept some are mentioned below-

  1. Our inspiration
  2. Impossible? I’m possible
  3. Unicorn
  4. Rainbow
  5. Silent love
  6. Stolen heart
  7. Roller coasters of Emotions
  8. Tribute to kk
  9. Still with you
  10. Dream
  11. Robust overlive
  12. Tarpan
  13. Wishtling wind
  14. Every words matter
  15. Smile
  16. Dosti
  17. From impossible to possible
  18. Penned aspirants
  19. The porphyrous ocean
  20. Whisper of heart
  21. Because its always you

till now Compiled 4 anthologies- “zest for life” “Raindrops on the pain” “Imaginating world”“Serendipity”.  Her poetries got featured in “Namya Magazine September Edition 2022” “Eagle Eye Magazine October Edition 2022” and ”Namya Magazine January Edition 2023”.

She won awards- one for “India’s top 20 prestigious artist 2022” by Namya magazine and Namya foundation another award for “The Leading Attainers Award 2022”organized by JEC publication and awarded with “Sri Aurobindo Indian literary award 2022” by cherry books award.

She has Insta Id [email protected] where she posts her thoughts, ballads and quotes that might help to come out from your hard times.



R K Mohapatra


  1. K. Mohapatra is a Cost and Management Accountant, Financial Expert, Blogger, Speaker, Writer, Social Activist, and Award-winning bestselling Author; he has vast 32 years of experience in the field of Finance and Accounts in India & abroad. Mohapatra is well-known for his work in cash and wealth management, portfolio and risk analysis, micro and personal financial planning, and estate & retirement planning for individuals.


Mohapatra has authored four books on non-fiction business self-help on the topic of Finance, Investment, Retirement Planning, and Mutual Funds.


R K Mohapatra is the cover star of “SELFESTA,” “SPANDORA” & “GLORIOUS INDIA” Magazines and a multitalented personality best-selling Author who has been interviewed in many media houses.


Mohapatra’s honest and striking portrayals of the corporate world earned him numerous national & international awards: the 18th Edition Asia Pacific HRM Congress -Exemplary leader award 2019, the 19th Edition Asian Leadership – Hall of Fame award 2021, Indian Glory “Best Writer of the year,” “Criticspace Best Indian Author,” “Inspiring Indian 2022,” “Mahadevi Verma Sahitya Shiromani” and “Bhartiya Sahitya Ratna- Best Author Award” in recognition of his immense contribution to literature across talent domains, striving for excellence in genres across the Nation and beyond.



Mayuri Kadambande


Mayuri Kadambande is Director at WakeUpUrbanNaari foundation and the author of “Art of Overcoming Rejection”.


Mayuri is on a mission to Empower 1 lakh women to become great leaders with the help of lifechanging tools and solutions. She is a transformational leadership and mindset Mentor.

She is also an author of the bestselling book “Art of overcoming rejection ” for which she has been recognized as must read books of 2022 by wisdom publications & Aspiring Achievers.

Mayuri has been applauded with multiple awards like Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Kala saman Phd convocation award as Literary personality, Sahityakosh Awardee for 2022.

She has also received International Women’s Laureate Award in March-2022 for her significant contribution to the women in society and excellence in the respective field of Honour. SHEROES recognized her impeccable work and journey and awarded her NAVYA NAARI SAMMAN on women’s day this year.

Mayuri has successfully trained 1000+ people helping them achieve their leadership goals.

She believes every woman has right to live an independent & respectful life by developing right mindset one can overcome challenges in their life be it discrimination of color, financial situation, racism, relationship with the family, Workplace politics, sexual harassment, Abuse and many more.

In 10+ years of her work experience in different leadership roles she has experienced challenges that women face while balancing their personal and professional lives, which results them falling into stress, anger, Anxiety, frustration, depression at times even affecting their health in long run.

Mayuri extends her hand to women who are aspiring to make difference in their life through her books, webinars, coaching sessions.

She also talks about leadership and giving equal opportunities to people.

Why wellness of Mental health & mindfulness is necessary


Slogan of WakeUpUrbanNaari is

“Living Respectful life is basic right of every woman “

Follow Mayuri on :

Instagram: mayuri_kadambande

FB: mkadambande25



Mayaa SH


Mayaa SH also known as Mayaa Tai, Mayaa Di,Mayaa Audio SH, Pushpa ‘The Fire’ , Padma Of The East, lady Robin Hood and Lady Gandhi is a known name in Contemporary Literature .She is a Multi-National Award Winner , a six times a World Record Holder, An Artist, a Podcaster,  a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Authoress and has been chosen as number 1 The Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022 by Cherry Book Awards for making valuable contribution to Contemporary Indian Literature. She has Won In Memorable Performance in the category termed as ‘Other than English write ups “ for her appreciation of hard work , creativity and dedication in Grand Christmas Competition 2.0 which has been a world record event of the largest creative event hosted online with more than 1000+participants . Mayaa SH is a Women Empowerment Culturist and a gender equality exponent to position and contextualize her work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism, Gender Equality,  Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics. Her work depicts the identity,economic and social freedom of many. She has co-authored more than hundred and thirty plus anthologies with five solo books and has been aligned with more than 70  publication houses.She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including few international magazines. Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear.

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Language Curry with KiCo teaches Bhagavad Gita in 186 countries



Recently, Mumbai-based education platform Language Curry partnered with ed tech platform KiCo- India’s Kitaab Copy to launch a Bhagavad Gita course. The course which will be introduced for the first time in India and the world will be available in 186 countries. The course will be accessible on Language Curry’s application which has an active user base of more than 2 million. In addition to all this, the course will be taught by a team led by Gunjan Chaudhary, IIT Delhi Alumni, who has been a speaker at the ISKCON Youth Forum for a decade.


The course will be completely online, thus, people can gain knowledge at their own pace and convenience. Additionally, Gunjan Chaudhary, who will be mentoring students, is also the Co-Founder of KiCo and has been a prominent member of the ISKCON community since the year 2013. He is an active speaker of the ISKCON Youth Forum and travels across borders to enlighten people’s life. Gunjan Chaudhary under his guidance helped KiCo- India’s Kitaab Copy partner with Language Curry to introduce people to the truth about life and help them attain freedom from false beliefs and superstitions by teaching them all that is mentioned in the holy Gita.


While discussing this collaboration and the new course, KiCo’s Co-Founder Gunjan Chaudhary says, “ The Bhagavad Gita holds importance that people often do not realise. It inspires one to live a life with strength, purity, discipline, honesty, integrity and kindness. It assists one in finding life’s purpose and living to it fully. One can apply the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita to face our own challenges and decisions with courage and honesty and learn to live life genuinely and fully, just like Krishna teaches Arjuna to set aside all doubts and believe in his ultimate Self. So to help people have to opportunity to know what all insightful lessons Gita has stored in, we launched this course with Language Curry and we are hoping the vision we have in our mind turns into reality.”


Language Curry offers a very enriching language learning experience by blending cultural understanding with language learning. Currently, the company engages in teaching 12 Indian languages. The company plans to increase its offerings to include more Indian languages and other Asian languages like Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Malay etc. Language Curry has two million+ downloads across 185 countries worldwide. The app is featured among the top 10 language learning apps and ranked in the top 100 educational apps on Play Store. Language Curry is a one-of-its-kind app that was seed funded by its learners. Language Curry was a part of Google For Startups Accelerators (2022) and Venture Studio by TiE (2021).

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In the era of mass layoff, Geetanjali Homestate is giving opportunities to 1000+ candidates in different domains in Delhi NCR.



Geetanjali Homestates, a competent real estate advisory firm in Delhi NCR, is expanding and is looking for candidates who can help the company in accomplishing its vision. As the Hiring Professional at Geetanjali Homestates, Aanchal Rustagi offers an insightful perspective on how in the year 2023, the company has robustly been focusing on creating more job opportunities for people who can thrive in a competitive environment and have the required zeal and passion to succeed. With a rich and diverse experience in talent acquisition and management, Ms. Rustagi understands the dynamics of performance management and HR Analytics quite comprehensively. Motivated to create collaborative and interactive working spaces, she asserts, the company supports the idea of individual growth as much as it believes in its collective growth!

Why Geetanjali?

It has been almost a decade since Geetanjali Homestate Private Limited has been creating opportunities and careers for diligent people in Delhi NCR ( Delhi, Gurugram, Noida). It was Geetanjali’s team that continued to offer lucrative professional opportunities during the pandemic too, even as most companies were advocating mass layoffs. In fact, ever since its inception in the year 2013, this promising real estate company has been consistently and rigorously growing and has been giving lucrative job opportunities to people who want to make a career in the real estate industry. Moreover, as the team’s core vision is transparency and trust, the same is demonstrated at all the levels of hierarchy here. Therefore, there’s no doubt about the fact that working in such a hospitable environment is an opportunity worth grabbing!

In an effort to scale up their services and add more manpower to their portfolio, Geetanjali Homestate recently announced the opening for more than 1000+ positions, across Delhi NCR in various departments. The domains include HR, Sales & Business department, Admin(Front office), Digital Marketing, Graphic Designers & content writers.  There are multiple openings from executive to senior multiple levels and along with opportunities for retired officers. With a highly communicative ecosystem, wonderful incentives, and competent salary, you get a chance to work holistically with some of the most seasoned professionals at Geetanjali, and that helps you grow significantly.

So, what are you waiting for?

If you think that you’re an ideal candidate who wants to reboot his professional graph and work with the real estate industry experts, reach us today!

You can also visit our website or for more details.

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