Bhopal, Nov.1 (ANI): Bhopal-based organization AISECT has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2010.
The winner will be announced on November 13 at the World Economic Forum.
The SEOY Awards, instituted by Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and the Schwab Foundation, identify and celebrate visionary social entrepreneurs who have demonstrated systems-change models and are at the stage of scaling/replicating their ideas across India and in other countries.Out of the 104 social entrepreneurs who had applied for the award, four have been shortlisted for the final review meeting with the jury members.
AISECT has been nominated for its pioneering work in the field of ICT based education and services in rural India that has opened up entrepreneurship and new employment opportunities for more than 1 million rural youth in their local ecosystems. (ANI)