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Today Date : Thursday, May 23, 2024

An ode to Superheroes for Alertness

An ode to Superheroes for Alertness

The Seventh Edition of “ALERT Being” Awards was held to honour and recognise good samaritans from various walks of life. ALERT, a voluntary non-profit organization dedicated to making the 'Right to Life' a reality in India, organized the award ceremony and presented awards to 13 real-life heroes who have helped save or preserve lives in the following categories: individuals, organizations, and people going above and beyond.

Mr. Seshasayee, Chairman – Adyar Cancer Institute & Asian Paints and Padma Shri. Dr. Mohan Kameswaran, Managing Director – Madras ENT Research Foundationgraced the awards ceremony as Distinguished Guests of Honour and gave away the awards to real-life heroes selected by the distinguished members of the ABA jury.

The ALERT Being Awards under the Individual category was presented to 5 real-life heroes who put their life at stake. The Category of Going Beyond Call of Duty was presentedto Ms. Jeyalakshmi, a staff nurse from Tuticorin who helped deliver a baby during floods. Under Organisation Category: Nizams Institute of Medical Science for E ICU, United Way of Chennai, DharaSansthan and DharaniGeotech Engineers India Private Limited received the awards. The ALERT Being Icon award was presented to the incredible Rat Hole Miners (Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse) andPudukudiMelur (Srivaikuntam Floods).

Conferred by the Board of Trustees of ALERT, The ALERT Being Award for LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT was presented to Shri. Ratan N Tata for living a lifetime of legendary philanthropy along with business excellence.

ALERT, a Chennai based NGO is a voluntary non-profit organisation working to ensure ‘Right to Life’ becomes a reality in India marching towards the Goal set by legendary former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam - “Train one in every family on Emergency Care”.