English news channel Times Now has announced awards ceremony ‘Amazing Indians’, a national platform that celebrates and honours the indomitable spirit of India’s common people who have performed uncommon deeds for the improvement of the society.
The awards ceremony will be held on September 9, 2022 in Delhi.
Commemorating ordinary Indians from across the nation, Times Now Amazing Indians features inspiring stories of individuals who through their grit, determination and selfless acts of service have significantly impacted people’s lives.
Through an exhaustive pan-India screening process, evaluated by Ernst & Young (Process Partner) along with a panel of esteemed jury, the national awards night will felicitate winners across 12 categories - Animal Welfare, Covid-19 Heroes, Education, Environment, Food Management and Nutrition, Healthcare and Medical Assistance, Pollution, Rural Development, Shelter Management, Slum Care and Girl Child and Women's Rights Empowerment.
The grand jury panel is chaired by Priti Adani (Philanthropist and Chairperson, Adani Foundation), and it also includes Upasana Kamineni (Vice-Chairperson, CSR, Apollo Hospitals), S Nambi Narayanan (Former Scientist, ISRO), Sonali Bendre (Actor, Author) and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod Maestro and Composer).
Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar will grace the event as the Chief Guest and will deliver the keynote address. Amazing Indians will also witness several thought leaders and dignitaries including includes RK Singh, Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy and jury members amongst others felicitate the winners. Adding to the glittering ceremony will be a special performance by Sarod Maestro, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons and grandsons, recreating the magic of ‘Vande Mataram’ titled Three Generations One Nation.
MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network, said, "As India’s most influential news leader, Times Now has been a catalyst for change and action. A true embodiment of this purpose, Amazing Indians is our endeavour to bring stories of action heroes who have mobilised change through their unflinching vision and commitment. I am confident that the inspiring stories of these ordinary individuals will pave the way to creating more changemakers for a better India.”