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“CSR Leader of India” 2017 | Dr Lopamudra Priyadarshini
Head CSR Sonalika Group -International Tractors Limited
“Since the act came into place in 2014, most of the corporates have streamlined their CSR activities and made it more structural while focusing on sustainable practices. With few more efforts from corporate as well as from every individual there is a lot which we can do for the betterment of the society. Everyone has to be sensitized with the social issues and should take stronger steps to empower the society in order to build a stronger and a sustainable ecosystem everywhere.”
About Dr Lopamudra Priyadarshini
An enterprising leader, a corporate management professional with a dream for Sustainable Social Development, having over 20 years of experience in various fields and sectors across the globe. An individual with cross industry experience of working with top notch firms of international repute and a passion to add qualitative value to the Organization and self has led Lopa to broaden her approach. A believe that “ Service of Mankind is Service to God” or in Hindi “Nara Seva Narayan Seva” has boosted Lopa to work for the betterment of society. In service towards the society , she has been recognized by various awards like Odia Women of Substance 2016-2017 by The Intellect, New Delhi as honored for the constant service of the society, Parampara award for the educational contribution to the society by her teaching to students in institute, in slam areas as she believe in a saying that “Teaching is a passion not profession”.
Born to a humble family from Odisha made her journey from a small village of Rayagada till the world platform. She was honored by Late President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam during his visit to Athens, Greece. And recently from Sri Pranab Mukherjee. Her strength, dedication and determination has shown path to many women in the state as well as in international platform. Lopa is currently training students of IICA (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs) on Corporate Social Responsibility ICP in CSR.
Lopa has been following footsteps of her mother who has educated students for 35 years, this has boosted Lopa to be as a mentor to children and also believe the most noblest profession is teaching as it nurture an individual to a fine human being giving shape to the future of each individual in the right path.
Lopa strongly believes that “Impossible says I am Possible” has brought her to this level of success in life and says “ I have not even covered a 10% of journey to achieving higher goals of life and that is to serve the people of the world”.