Mr. Mahendra Agarwal, Founder & Mentor of Argobbhawva –Humanity Development was honored with the Pride of Bengal award by the London Durga Puja Dusserah Committee– the biggest Durga Puja at the Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London WC1H 9JE recently. Mr. Agarwal has bagged the prestigious honor for his tremendous contribution towards society. Mr. Antanu Das, MD and CEO, Punjab National Bank, UK was also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Mahendra Agarwal said, “I am extremely grateful to have been honoured with such a prestigious award. Contributing to the society is our moral responsibility and I urge every individual to take the onus to lend a helping hand to those in need. One step forward in the right direction will help everything else fall in place.”
The organization has been actively working on various social work projects in West Bengal which include Health Camps, Social Awareness outreach programs on various social evils and sanitation, Self-help and skill development programs, Micro Business–financial assistance and act up support to small entrepreneurs. They organized several medical camps in Kolkata, North and South 24 Pargnas as well as in Sundarbans. They celebrated ‘Iftar’ with Rag Pickers of Til Jala Shed – an under privileged area of Kolkata.
About London Durga Puja Dusserah Committee:
London Durga Puja Dusserah Committee is the organizer of the oldest and largest Durga Puja (The Autumn Fest) in UK and also the West-spanning for the last 53 years. The puja had started in the year of 1963. The Chief Patron of the puja is the world renowned industrialist Mr. Lakshmi N. Mittal Chairman of LMN Group/Ispat International Ltd. The footfall for the five days is 50,000 people attending.
About Argobbhawva- Humanity Development:
ARGOBBHAWVA Humanity Development is an organization that transcends boundaries and aims at empowerment through comprehensive well planned programs. Keeping in mind a sense of neutrality towards all religions, ARGOBBHAWVA-Humanity Development have been working and aim to work in the future with the help of various programs like Self Employment Skill Development, Support System, Social upliftment and Awareness Campaigns, Social and Educational programs through concentrated & sustained efforts. It believes in the empowerment of people through individuals who are anxious to matter by comprehensive and well planned programs.