Indian Confederation of NGO’s (ICONGO) New Delhi, annually gives award to honour the people in various fields working selflessly for the upliftment of the poorest of the poor.
In 2009, Br. Jerry Almeida founder of ICONGO visited Kolkata. He is a very close friend of Br. Vinyak and Br. Vinyak and Uncle proposed the name of Mamoon for the award in the field of education, health and women empowerment.
ICONGO selected Mamoon’s nomination and conferred the award of KARMAVEER – 2009. Mamoon was called to New Delhi to receive the award on 26th of December 2009.
SHM dedicate this award to Br. Vinyak and Uncle, they are the real Karmaveer who are working tirelessly behind the curtain.
The Karmaveer Puraskaar are National People’s Awards for Citizen Social Justice and Action instituted by the citizens and people of India. These awards are instituted by iCONGO- Confederation of NGOs – a Public-Private-People partnership in association with other partners from industry, media, government, students, SMEs and other sectors as a part of the Right every Wrong Movement. All the awardees are dubbed ‘The Noble Laureates’. These awards seek to celebrate and inspire individual citizen social responsibility, justice and action initiatives and are held every year on 26 November, the day the Indian Constitutional Pledge was signed.
Excerpt from Wikipedia