SANJEEV Pendharkar, Director of VICCO was felicitated with the Mumbai Heroes Award recently at The Emperor, NSCI, Worli, Mumbai. The event named ‘Humanity First Conclave’, was hosted by Blossom India with the sole objective of promoting interfaith harmony was followed by the award ceremony. The Mumbai Heroes Award is a recognition to the efforts of all the visionaries from different faiths who have worked quite hard to bring a massive positive change in the society in the myriad areas like education, healthcare and environment. The dazzling event showcased the most prominent personalities which included India’s leading businessmen, the representatives of the Government of India and social workers representing various faiths.
Hemant Gupta, CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange was the guest of honour. Sarfraz Arzee, Editor Hindustan was the moderator. Atika Farooqui, Anchor/Creative Director/celebrity chat show host Colours TV, Siddiqullah Chowdhury, Minister of West Bengal, Dr PS Pasrich, Ex DGP of Maharashtra, Oswald Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, Dr Acharya Mithlesh, Arya Samaj, Mumbai, Guru Yezdi Panthaki, Parsi priest, Dr Bhadant Rahul Bodhi, United Buddhist Mission, Qaisar Khalid, IPS officer, Urdu Shayar Atul Agrawal, Trustee MCHI and Parwez Farid, Ummeed Foundation were amongst the dignitaries present.