1. Excellence Award for National Social Activity

Fr. Roy Thomas SVD, the Director of Janvikas Society, Indore, Madhya Pradesh has been Awarded with the “Excellence Award for National Social Activity” by Global Achievers Foundation in Glittering function at Speaker Hall, Constitution club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi on 27th August 2012.

His excellency Waven William, High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles awarded Fr. Roy Thomas with Excellence Award for National Social Activity for all the initiatives Janvikas Society has undertaken for the development of unorganized women (rag pickers and domestic workers), youth and children in the slums of Indore city.

Other dignitaries who graced the function were Shri. Srikant Kumar Jena, Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers, S. Joginder Singh, IPS (Retd.) former CBI director(India), Ambassador Dr. V. B. Soni, former diplomat/ambassador retired from the Indian Foreign Service, Anees Durrani, secretary of Minority Department for all India Congress Committee, R K Trehan, Chief executive of Global Achievers Foundation, New Delhi.

Global Achievers Foundation (GAF) is an apex body that promotes and encourages commendable achievements from all over the country. The association regularly organizes international and national level seminars to promote socially responsible business practice and sustainable development in economic as well as social front in India.



2. Bharat Vishisht Sewa Puraskar

Janvikas Society has been awarded with “Bharat Vishisht Sewa Puraskar” by ‘Foundation for Accelerated Community Empowerment’ (FACE) in glittering function at Malviya Smriti Bhavan, Deen Dayal Marg, New Delhi on 13th December 2015.

The “Bharat Vishisht Sewa Puraskar” award was presented to Fr. Roy Thomas, the director of Janvikas Society by B.L. Sharma (Former Member of Parliament, BJP) in the presence of Mr.  Rajiv Babbar (Spokes Person, BJP), , Prakash Aggarwal (Former MP, Congress) and Parvin Kumar (Bhim, Mahabharat fame) for all the initiatives Janvikas Society has undertaken in Community Development as well as Women Empowerment programs in the slums of Indore and Bhopal cities.




Gandhi Jayanti and the second anniversary of Swach Bharat Mission were celebrated with pomp and show at Rajwada, in Indore city today in the presence of Smt. Malini Lakshman Gaur, Mayor of Indore Municipal Corporation, Mr. Krishna Murari Moghe, the former mayor of Indore Municipal Corperation, Mr. Manish Singh, the Commissioner etc.

“Swachata Puraskar” award was given during the function by Smt. Malini Gaur, the Mayor of Indore Municipal Corporation to Janvikas Society.  Janvikas has been collaborating with Indore Municipal Corporation in creating awareness among people on clean city through door to door counselling, street plays, rallies etc as part of Swach Bharat Mission.  Janvikas is working in 2 zones in the city which consists of 9 wards (approximately 45,000 households).



4. Best Work on Innovation in Rights of Informal Sector Workers

Janvikas Society received another award “Best Work on Innovation in Rights of Informal Sector Workers” by Indo Global Social Service Society, Delhi. Recognition for Janvikas’ work with city slum dwellers namely waste pickers in Indore, creating ‘Samaveshi Shehar- an Inclusive City’.


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5. Madhya Pradesh NGO Leadership Awards 2018

Janvikas received “Madhya Pradesh NGO Leadership Awards 2018” on 1st June 2018 at Pride Hotel and Convention Centre, Indore.

Fr. Roy, the Director of Janvikas and Fr. Dominic, the Assistant Director received the award during the function. It was organized by Dr. R.L. Bhatia, Founder, World CSR Day and World Sustainability.


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6. Parivartan Inspire Awards 2018-2019

Janvikas received “Parivartan Inspire Awards 2018-2019” on 27th January 2018 at Abhay Prashal Auditorium, Indore for its outstanding contribution in the field of Women, Youth and Child Welfare. Fr. Roy, the Director of Janvikas received the award during the function. It was jointly organised by Britt World Wide and Parivartan. This is the sixth award that Janvikas Society receives. Thanks to all for your support and encouragement in reaching out to the poor and the marginalized.



7. Finance Excellence Award

“Finance Excellence Award” was conferred to Janvikas Society by Indo Global Social Service Society, Delhi (2019).