Kohima entrepreneur Neichute Doulo has been shortlisted as a finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) – India 2016 Award. A jury will decide the winner from among the shortlisted candidates.
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping will be presenting the award. The award will be presented at an event in Delhi on October 6.
The parameters on which the participants will be judged are innovation, sustainability, scalability, reach and social impact. It is a joint initiative of the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (a sister organization of the World Economic Forum).
The idea behind the award is to recognize promising and successful social entrepreneurs, with excellence in large-scale, system change models.