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The All India Management Association (AIMA), an apex body of professional management in India set up in 1957, awarded the AIMA Managing India Corporate Citizen Award 2014 to Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation, for his efforts in philanthropy. A globally recognized philanthropist, Shiv Nadar, has received several accolades and awards in the past, including the BNP Paribas Award for Individual Philanthropy in 2013.

The AIMA Managing India Awards, instituted in 2010, recognize the contributions of those who have set benchmarks of excellence in their respective spheres and have helped built Brand India. The Corporate Citizen Award recognizes contribution by business leaders in philanthropy and social upliftment.

The Award Ceremony

The award was presented to Shiv Nadar by the Hon'ble Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh at a glittering event in New Delhi on August 6, 2014.

Accepting the award, Shiv Nadar said, "This is a great honor and I thank AIMA for this recognition. Education is a key determinant of development while inclusive education goes a step further to enable the progress and regeneration of communities. The Shiv Nadar Foundation would continue to harness the power of inclusive education to bridge the urban-rural divide and drive exponential social transformation in India by creating leaders from every socio-economic segment."