SCMM 2017 RAISES A WHOOPING 32.93 Cr FOR CHARITY

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MUMBAI, MARCH (GPN) : Above is two videos of The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 ‘SCMM Charity Awards Night 2017’ held at Hotel Trident on Thursday 6th March, 2017 in Mumbai. Lokmat Photographer received the winner trophy for BEST PUBLISHED PHOTOGAPH followed by The Times of India (First Runner Up) and The Hindu (Second Runner Up) Newspapers respectively.

Procam International’s running events have proven time and again the strength and power of a Sport.
The SCMM charity figures have risen steadily from INR 1.44 crores in 2004 to INR 32.93 crores in 2017.
•Since 2004, they have brought to light causes of more than 700 NGOs, raising over INR 261 crores in charity.

SCMM 2017 was no exception as it shattered previous records by raising INR 32.93 crores for charity in aid of multiple causes including Health Care, Education, Disability, Underprivileged Communities, Women Empowerment, Animal Welfare, Environment Conservation, Grassroots Sports Development, Elderly Care, Gender Equality, and Social, Civic, and Community Development through the efforts of its Philanthropy Partner, United Way India.
WINNERS ACROSS DIFFERENT CATEGORIES:

NGOs

§ Highest Fundraising NGO: Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care – INR 3.83 crores
§ 2nd Highest Fundraising NGO: Isha Vidhya- INR 1.47 crores
§ 3rd Highest Fundraising NGO: Amar Seva Sangam – INR 1,27,51,500

CORPORATE TEAM

§ Highest Fundraising Company: Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited – INR 1,41,15,555
§ 2nd Highest Fundraising Company: Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited – INR 1,30,42,729
§ 3rd Highest Fundraising Company: Godrej and Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd – INR 1,11,22,118

YOUNG INSPIRATION AWARDS

§ Highest Fundraising Young Leader (Change Champion): Adhiraj Johri – INR 25,25,617
§ 2nd Highest Fundraising Young Leader (Change Leader): Malini, Saanya & Isha – INR 19,53,413

CHANGE RUNNERS

CHANGE ICONS – Individuals committing to raise INR 50 lakhs or above

§ Highest Fundraiser: Mihir Doshi – INR 1,30,67,555
§ 2nd Highest Fundraiser: Sankara Raman & Ramani S Raman – INR 1,25,86,500
§ SCMM Change Icon: Villy Doctor – INR 54,23,732
§ SCMM Change Icon: Abhay Jasani – INR 52,51,000
§ SCMM Change Icon: Anand G. Mahindra – INR 50,00,000

CHANGE CHAMPIONS – Individual committing to raise a minimum of INR 25 lakhs

§ Highest Change Champion: K.V.S. Manian – INR 45,30,268
§ 2nd Highest Fundraiser (Change Champion): Kirti Ramchandra Jain – INR 40,72,989
§ 3rd Highest Fundraising (Change Champion): Sadashiv Rao – INR 38,35,014
§ SCMM Change Champion: Shanti Ekambaram – INR 34,46,493

About the Author

Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.

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