National, 12 April, 2021: Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social
Entrepreneurship, the sister organization of the World Economic Forum, announces the opening of
entries for the 12 th edition of the annual competition – Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) India
Award 2021. In 2010 the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and Jubilant Bhartia
Foundation joined hands to promote social innovation through the social entrepreneurship awards in
The application entry for the Social Entrepreneur of the
Year (SEOY) India Award 2021’ will be accepted till April 30, 2021
Interested candidates may submit the application form available at jubilantbhartiafoundation.com or can
email the filled form to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY)
India Award 2021 will be announced on October 7, 2021.
The award recognizes individuals and organizations who
implement innovative, sustainable, and scalable solutions to
address pressing issues faced by under-served communities
to make inclusive growth a reality in India. They work in
diverse areas such as health, education, employment,
water, clean energy, building identity & entitlements,
financial literacy, access to information and technology
The participating individuals and organizations are
evaluated on the key parameters of Market-based,
Technology-enabled, Sustainability, Direct Social Impact,
Reach & Scope, Replicability. The finalists will be selected
following an intensive search and selection process,
including expert reviews and site visits. The winner is
selected by a prominent Jury consisting of eminent leaders
and professionals from the Government, Business, Media,
and Civil Society.
The winner of SEOY India will join the world’s largest network of social enterprises affiliated with The
Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, to engage, build and sustain their social enterprises.
The winner is awarded by a prominent chief guest in a magnificent ceremony every year.
The Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) India Award aims to promote and celebrate leading social
entrepreneurs and their unique ventures in India that help in addressing the various gaps in our
society and country. Through providing recognition, the SEOY India Award hopes to inspire many
other potential social entrepreneurs in India every year.