|| Awards/ Scholarships: City ||

  • He was Ranked amongst the Ten Best Municipal Councillor of the Mumbai City, ranked by Mumbai Mirror in February 2017 out of 232 Municipal Councillors of the Mumbai City.

  • He was Ranked the Best Nominated Municipal Councillor of the Mumbai City, ranked by Marathi newspaper ‘Prahar’ in February 2014.

  • Award of Trophy from "Sahas Foundation" as Visionary Leader of Mumbai,2016.

  • Medal of Appreciationfrom The Works Committee City, of The BMC, 2015.

  • Awarded Trophy for standing First in the Mumbai University, from C.H.M College, 1993

  • He has received various Scholarshipsfor his academic excellence like
    1) Himmatrai Mansukhani Scholarships.(1991-92)
    2) Smt Chandibai Scholarships . (1992-93)
    3) Dr. C. M. Kulkarnischolarship. (1993-95)
    4) Dr. William . Coelho scholarship. (1993-95)
    5) D. D. Kosambi scholarship. (1993-94)
    6) Merit Scholarship etc.(1994-95).


|| State Awards ||

  • Invitedand Felicitated for the Western Zone Meeting as Speaker by National Human Rights Centre on 18thAug, 2013.

  • Felicitated with an award by ‘Manav Seva Sanstha’(NGO) for significant contribution to the community and Social work,2011.

  • Received ‘Pragat Maharashtra Fellowship’for promoting Human Rights Awareness and Social Work,2011.

  • Felicitated by the NGO Lek Ladki for the promotion of the ‘Save the Girl Child Campaign’, 2008.

  • The Award from Bhartiya Sanskar Ashram for Academic excellence in undergraduate course. (Academic-1993)


|| National Awards ||

  • Swami Vivekanand Award of Excellence for 2019, in the category of Social Work and Environmental Activism. The Award is conferred by SEVA, Youth Guild, Dakshini Kalikata Krira O Sanskriti Parishad. Affiliation to with NKYS and Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Government of India, March 2019.

  • The Indian Account Association felicitated for the contribution in History and Social Work with National Talent Search Awardon 27thApril,2017.

  • Awarded the ‘Swami Vivekanand Yuva Puraskar‘ for contribution in Social Work and academics, by Manav Seva Vikas Foundation in January, 2017.

  • Award from the Bharatiya Bahujan Sahitya Akademi for Social work and Human Rights,New Delhi,2014.

  • Received Lord Buddha National FellowshipAward, fromthe Dalit Sahitya Akademi, NewDelhi, December 2013.

  • Felicitated by National Human Rights Centre and received a Gold Medalfor the promotion and awareness of Human Rights,2012.

  • Received the ‘Best Research Paper Award.’at an International seminar organized by the Delhi School of Professional Studies and Research (DSPSR), New Delhi January, 2012.

  • He was also awarded the prestigious"The AsiaticFellowship” from The Asiatic Society,Mumbai, to undertake studies on 'Gandhian Philosophy'. (2007-08).

  • Felicitated by Spl. Inspector. General of PoliceRathod (I.P.S) on 10thDec, 2007 for promoting Human Rights and Social work.

  • Felicitated by the National Human Rights Centrein 2006, for the Relief Work during the 2005 Floods in Mumbai.


|| International Awards ||

  • The Ministry of External Affairs of India, New Delhi recommended to represent India in the SAARC Conferenceat Colombo Sri lanka, on ‘Buddhist Cultural Trails: Journey Through Time and Space of Merchants, Monks and Pilgrims on 26th and 27thAugust, 2017. The Special Grant was approved by the Indo-Sri lanka Foundation, New Delhi.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Foreign Travel Grant(FTG) fromthe(ICHR)IndianCouncil for Historical Research Grantfor participating as a Keynote speaker for an InternationalConference by MIRDEC (Masters International Research Development Centre) in Madrid, Spain from 4thto 7thJuly, 2017.

  • Receivedthe prestigious REX Fellowship Award of “Karamveer Chakra” by International Confederation of N.G.Os ( ICONGO) an allied body of the United Nations,2016.

  • Invited to participate and deliver a presentation at UNESCO’s peace Congress organised by MIT 's and awarded UNESCO World Peace Congress Trophy. 2008.

  • Received the prestigious REX Fellowship Gold Medal of “Karamveer Chakra” by International Confederation of N.G.Os ( ICONGO) an allied body of the United Nations, November 2019 in the category of Environment and Heritage activism.


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