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Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Asia Case Study Competition 2015
The Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Asia Case Study Competition 2015 invited cases that have demonstrated breakthroughs in adopting path-breaking approach and being game-changer  towards providing gainful employment to a large number of youth in countries in the Asian region. Kushal proved  itself on all counts and got Special Award for Skill Development in Urban Space: Kushal CREDAI ; Authored by – J.P.Shroff,  The name of the Case Study  presented is ‘Kushal Empowering Construction Workers’. which won Certificate and Cash Award of Rs. 50,000/- for Kushal.
The case study presented by Kushal was among 10 Best Case studies that were invited for a presentation before an eminent Jury whereas the top 3 cases won the Award, Kushal was  bestowed Special Award.
The Awards were distributed at Livelihoods Asia Summit 2015 held on 10th & 11th December, 2015 at Hotel Eros in New Delhi, India.

Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal receiving Certificate & Cheque as a part of the Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Asia Case Study Competition 2015 winner at the hands of Mr. Rahil Rangwalla of Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.  

Golden Globe Tigers Summit Awards, 2015 for Excellence & Leadership in NGO under Category Best Training Program run by an NGO for  Internal Communication & Development.  Sponsor of The Awards were World CSR Congress & World HRD Congress. What makes this award stand out is Juries and Awards Venue were both Global. Kushal received the Award on 25th March 2015 at Award ceremony held at  Prince Hotel and Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


KUSHAL WINS 7th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2015.

Kushal was an awardee under the Category of  Achievement Award for Construction Skill Development. The Awards are instituted by Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) and this is second time that Kushal has got this award under the same category earlier being in 2012, underscores the exemplary nature of work being undertaken by Kushal and the strides it has taken since 2012 being flag bearer of skilling Construction Industry.
Winning the same Award second time does emphasise the path Kushal has embarked on that is to strive for excellence in Training Delivery to Construction Workforce wherein hitherto there was none in existence and this being 12th  Award in little less than 4 years of  Kushal’s existence, does distinguish and acknowledges Kushal’s Innovative& effective approach in Training Construction Workforce.

Dr. Kirit S Parikh, Former Member Planning Commission Government of India & Chairman of the Jury Presenting 7th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards, 2015 to Col (Dr) J R Sharma, SM (Retd.) CEO, Kushal on 14th March, 2015, at New Delhi.

Recipient of 7th Vishwakarma CIDC Awards for Achievement in Construction Skill Development at New Delhi on 14th March, 2015 in New Delhi.

Kushal received commendation certificate from (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) Assocham India Awards on Skilling India 2014-15 for Best Vocational Training provider.

Kushal wins Government of India e-Governance Award, 2014-15

Kushal won the prestigious National e-Governance Award, 2014-15 at the 18th National Conference on e-Governance on 30th January, 2015 at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat. Kushal won Silver Medal for Use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) for Development By Non-Government Institutions. The said award is instituted by Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India.
The award was given at the hands of SmtAnandiben Patel, Hon'be Chief Minister of Gujrat to Mr J P Shroff, Chairman Kushal and Colonel (Dr) J R Sharma,SM (Retd) CEO Kushal


KUSHAL CREDAI Pune Metro won TISS Leapvault CLO Awards, 2014, on October 9, 2014  Mumbai
KUSHAL CREDAI Pune Metro wonTISS Leapvault CLO Awards, 2014 second time in a row in the category of Best Apprenticeship/On-the-job Training Program. The Award was conferred in Mumbai on Thursday October 9, 2014.
The award was conferred after being adjudged on basis of :
1) Degree of difficulty and/or significance of the learning and / or business challenge.
2) Innovation in approach, delivery methodologies used, content developed.
3) Demonstrated improvement in organizational / team / function / individual performance.  
With emphasis on Keywords viz., Impact, Efficiency, Reach, Effectiveness.
Since it is Chief Learning Officer Award 2014, KUSHAL Training  model being very comprehensive, all encompassing, reaching grass roots and filling the void that exists in the Arena of Skill Development for Construction Labourers has been rightly adjudged as worthy recipient. The said Awards underscores the point that KUSHAL is doing laudable job and is second to none in the strides it has taken in last 3 years which are indeed exemplary.

Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman - KUSHAL, Mr. RupeshBanthia, Treasurer-  KUSHAL& Col (Dr.) J R Sharma, SM (Retd) CEO - KUSHAL accepting Trophy for Best Apprenticeship/On-the-job Training Program from Prof. S Parasuraman, Director TISS.

Financial Inclusion and Payment Systems Awards 2014  was conferred on KUSHAL for  opening 3803 Accounts for Construction Workers in Central Bank of India, just goes to underscore and bears testimony of KUSHAL's success, the said task was achieved (and still opening accounts and counting) much before the launch of  Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
KUSHAL has won the award under Corporate Social Responsibility Category, wherein Award is conferred to organisation achieving a balance of economic, social and environmental imperatives, while at the same time addressing the expectations of shareholders and stakeholders. This category invited nomination for initiatives which are positively impacting the life of the people.


Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman KUSHAL  being presented with FIPS Award by                       Certificate of Financial Inclusion & Payment Systems Award                  Dr M P Narayanan, President - Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd., (left) &  Dr. Ravi Gupta,                          September 19, 2014  New Delhi.                                       CEO, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd., Editor-in-Chief,  eGOV Magazine (Right)

Best Compliant Training Partner Award 2014

KUSHAL won Best Compliant Training Partner Award, during NSDC Partner’s Meet on August 4 & 5, 2014.


Mr. J P Shroff, Chairman KUSHAL being presented Best Compliant Training         Best Compliant Training Partner Award 2014
Partner Award by  Mr. Jaikant Singh Head – MIS & Monitoring, NSDC

Tiss Leapvault Chief Learning Officers (CLO) Award 2013

Kushal was conferred with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)-LeapVault Chief Learning Officers (CLO) Award 2013 under the category “Apprenticeship/On the Job Training Program – Gold.” on 12th Sept 2013 in CLO SUMMIT held at Mumbai.


Tiss Leapvault Chief Learning                 Mr JP Shroff, Chairman Kushal receiving the TISS LeapVault  CLO Award 2013 for                                             Officers (CLO) Award 2013                        “THE ON JOB   TRAININGPROGRAM “ at  the  TISS CLO AWARDS  on 12th Sept 13

The eIndia Award Public Choice Award 2013

KUSHAL was honoured with the eIndia Award 2013 in Public Choice Category at the ‘INDIA EDUCATION SUMMIT ‘ held on 23rd July 2013 at Hyderabad.


                                                                  Mr C Sekhar Reddy,President CREDAI National and Mr JP Shroff, Chairman Kushal receving the award                                                                                   at eINDIA Education Summit at Hyderabad on 23rd July 2013

Business Innovation Award - 2013 of NSDC

Among 100+ NSDC partners, KUSHAL was chosen for the “Business Innovation Award” of NSDC under “Best Innovative Model” category at the 5th NSDC Partners Meet in June 2013.


Excellence in CSR Award 2012

KUSHAL won the award for Excellence in CSR at the ‘Construction Week India Awards 2012’.


                                                            Mr JP Shroff, Chairman KUSHAL, Mr Ranjit Naiknavare, Vice Chairman, KUSHAL ,Mr Amit Goel,Steering  Committee                                                                                    Member, KUSHAL and Mr .Lalit Jain, Immediate Past President, CREDAI National receiving the award.                                                                                  

CIDC Vishwakarma

On 10th March 2012 KUSHAL was awarded at New Delhi , the “CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2012”- Achievement award for Construction Skills Development.


                                                      Mr JP Shroff,Chairman KUSHAL and Mr Abhijit Achalare, Hon.                                                                                                                                                    Secretary, KUSHAL receiving the award at New Delhi.

KUSHAL won the prestigious International Award, i.e. the “UK INDIA SKILLS FORUM AWARD”, under the Best Skills Provider – Government funded category at the FICCI Award Global Skills Summit, September 2011 Delhi.