Date : 22 Mar 2023
It was a proud moment for the entire Chinmaya family when Chinmaya Mission received wonderful recognition at the Tata Mumbai Marathon Philanthropy Awards Nite 2023. In January 2023, more than 100 runners from Chinmaya Mission geared up to raise awareness and funds for the social initiatives of Chinmaya Mission.
In a special awards function on 21 March 2023, Chinmaya Mission was recognized as the 3rd NGO out of 250 to have raised over Rs 2.56 Crores. This award highlights the work that began seven decades ago by a single visionary inspired to serve the nation. Swami Chinmayananda took countless people along in His Marathon efforts of spreading the highest knowledge of self-development and empowering millions through social projects – particularly in rural development and education.
To date, the Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development has supported 972 villages and impacted the lives of more than 60,000.
Our largest project in education is our new university Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth. CVV offers a unique type of education, where internationally benchmarked courses are coupled with the best from our Indian wisdom. This will open the way for global partnerships, ground-breaking research, thought leadership, new frameworks of thinking and courses that guarantee jobs and create leaders poised to pioneer movements of positive change.
Dr. Manisha Khemlani, the CEO of Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, was also awarded the prestigious Change Legend
award for having raised more than ₹1 crore. It is a remarkable achievement for a single individual to raise this in her first time participation in the Tata Mumbai Marathon.