Dr. Arun Kumar Praharaj, CEO of Dadabhai Group of Companies was conferred with the honour of being included among the ‘Top 20 Most Inspirational People of Odisha’ by The Interview Times for his remarkable contributions in the field of social service on the auspicious day of Gandhi Jayanti, 2nd October 2020.
Dr. Praharaj received the honour from world-renowned Social Entrepreneur and Isa Award for Service to Humanity recipient, Dr. Achyuta Samanta at an event he attended virtually from Bahrain.
Upon receiving the award Dr. Praharaj said; ” I am humbled and grateful to the Jury and The Interview Times. It is indeed a privilege to receive this honour from my mentor, Dr. Samanta who is a global inspiration.
I dedicate this award to my father, late Dr. Trailokya Nath Praharaj and my mother. Their deep-rooted values of humility and humanity are my prized ancestral wealth, constantly empowering me to support those in need. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank my family and all my samaj colleagues without whom; my efforts would have been incomplete.
I pray to the lord of the Universe to strengthen my determination and bless all my social initiatives with success. It is really a great motivation to continue to work in a more dedicated manner towards the betterment of society and glorification of Odisha’s rich legacy.
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I fervently believe, “The society has given us so much and it is time to give back to the society as incredible possibilities can be created when we stay true to doing work that is bigger than ourselves! ”
The award ceremony was conducted by The Interview Times in Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar, Odisha and was attended by Honourable Dr. Surya Narayan Patra- Speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly, Dr. Achyuta Samanta-Member of Parliament, Dr Amar Patnaik-Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, Mr. Brad Mishra- BJD Spokesperson, Mr. Akash Das Nayak -MLA renowned Odia Film Actor, Mr Dibyajit Sahu- Group Editor Interview Times and several other distinguished dignitaries from other countries.