IDF Prestigious Awards
IDF bestows prestigious awards on individuals/ institutions/ NGOs who excel in social performance and make a difference in the society.
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- IDF Mother Teresa Memorial Award
Indian Development Foundation has been conferring Mother Teresa Memorial Award on institutions and persons who have done remarkable work in the areas of leprosy elimination, India's development and humanitarian work. This prestigious award was awarded every year from 1997 and it was meant for educational institutions. From 2010, the Board had decided to honour the change-makers in India and the list is given below.
2017 - Dr. K. M. Cherian, Chairman &CEO, International Centre for Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Diseases (Frontier Lifeline)
2016 - Dr. Sarada Menon, Founder, SCARF India (for excellence in mental health and rehabilitation) [will be conferred on 25-10-2016]
2015 - Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
2014 - Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International (Sanitation Movement Man in India)
2013 - Dr. V. Shanta, Chairperson, Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai (for cancer care and rehabilitation)
2012 - Shri D. R. Mehta, Chief Patron and Founder, Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, Jaipur (Jaipur Foot)
2011 - Shri N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys, Corporate Leader and Humanist.
2010 - Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, Father of the Green Revolution of India (Scientist and Humanist)
- IDF Karmayogi Award
IDF Karmayogi Award has been awarded to individuals who made a great impact in health, education, poverty alleviation or empowerment/ development programme in India
2016 - Rev. Sr. Mary Mascarenhas, Social Worker & Placement Officer, Sumanahalli
2015 - Shri Harakhchand Savla, Founder, Jeevan Jyot Cancer Relief and Care Trust, Mumbai
2014 - Shri Narayanan Krishnan, Founder, Akshaya Trust, Madurai
2013 - Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Cardiac Surgeon and Founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore
2012 - Rev. Sr. Bertilla Capra, Director, Vimala Dermatological Centre (Leprosy Hospital), Mumbai
2011 - Padma Shri Dr. Mrs. Y. G. Parthasarathy, Dean, PSBB Group of Institutions, Chennai
2010 - Shri P. D. Singh, Educationist - Chairman of Tagore Group of Institutions
2009 - Dr. H. Sudarshan, Hon. Secretary, VGKK - Karuna Trust, BR Hills
- IDF Best Partner Award
Networking Health/ Education/ Development projects/ Educational Institutions who have been a great supporter of the Foundation and also making a difference in the society are honoured with IDF Best Partner Award.
- IDF Dynamic Supporter Award
Individuals who are great supporters of the Foundation and providing constant support for social projects in different regions in India.
- IDF CSR Award
Corporate Bodies/ Trusts who have been supporting IDF in leprosy/ TB/ environment and education projects. And also those Corporate Bodies who network with IDF on social development projects are honoured with IDF CSR Award every year.
- IDF Social Action Award
Educational Institutions/ Principals/ Teachers/ Students who are a constant supporter of IDF in health awareness and resource mobilisation programmes are honoured with IDF Social Action Award during IDF Grants/ Award event and also IDF Foundation Day event.
- IDF Social Ambassador Award
Social Ambassadors who create remarkable social impact during a particular year are bestowed with IDF Social Ambassador Award.
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