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In recognition of its extensive and impactful social work in rural areas, Isha Foundation has been recognized by the United Nations and given a consultative status in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN. The awards and recognition mention here are dedicated to the volunteers in ARR working to make a difference in rural India.

Union Agriculture Minister presents “Best FPO” Award to Velliangiri Uzhavan

Union Agriculture Minister presents “Best FPO” Award to Velliangiri Uzhavan

Velliangiri Uzhavan Producer Company Ltd., a Farmer Producer Company promoted by Isha Outreach, won the “Best FPO” Award at the Outlook Agriculture Conclave in New Delhi yesterday. Union Agriculture Minister Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar presented the award to representatives of Velliangiri Uzhavan.


Commonwealth Games Coffee Table Book

Isha’s success story was featured in the Commonwealth Games coffee table book under “Sports for Development”.



PYKKA has collaborated with Isha as its implementing partner for the Master Trainers Training program in Tamil Nadu. During this training program for sports, PYKKA also integrated Isha’s film “A Ball Can Change the World”.


Nomination by UNICEF & Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

UNICEF and the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has nominated Isha Foundation as a member in the expert committee at the national level in the Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) scheme.


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Dr.K.S Sanjivi Award

“Dr. K.S Sanjivi Award” 2010 was given to Isha Outreach for conducting free medical awareness and camps in remote rural areas.

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Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman

National level award instituted by JSPL Foundation was given to Isha Outreach under the category “Inspiration Model – Health” in 2016.

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HCFI CSR Rural Award

Isha Outreach received the “HCFI CSR Rural Award” 2018 from the Heart Care Foundation of India.

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Beyond Sport

The “Sports for the Environment Award” was awarded by Beyond Sport in 2010.


Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar

In 2018, Isha Outreach received the "Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar" award from the President of India for sports development.



In 2018, Ministry of Youth and Affairs & Sports recognized Isha Outreach as a national sports promotion organization for promotion of sports.