The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, part of the Jubilant Bhartia Group, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, an affiliate organization of the World Economic Forum, are inviting applications for the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010. Start Up! is managing the outreach and due-diligence efforts for the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010. The Award identifies and celebrates visionary social entrepreneurs who have demonstrated systems-change models and are at the stage of scaling/replicating their ideas across India and in other countries.
The winner(s) will be announced in a ceremony coinciding with the India Economic Summit in November 2010. In 2009, the winners of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award included Brij Kothari of Planet Read and Bookbox, Padmanabha Rao and Rama Rao of RIVER and Rajendra Joshi of SAATH.
To view the selection criteria, and apply online, please visit http://www.schwabfoundseoy.org/india. The deadline for receiving applications is July 1, 2010.