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The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards is a school-level youth recognition programme for volunteer community service. The objective is to encourage the efforts of school children currently engaged in voluntary community/ social service and hold them up as role models for all young Indians.
There are lots of opportunities to make an important difference in the lives of others. Perhaps the volunteer work done by the honourees of the PFI Spirit of Community Awards will give you some ideas about what you can do to make a difference to the world around you.
Have you made a positive difference in your society through your personal community service efforts? If yes, we would like to salute your spirit of volunteerism. The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards recognizes all young heroes who have made meaningful contributions to their communities, and honours them with medallions, cash prizes and an opportunity to represent India on an international platform in Washington, D.C. So if you feel you have done some good work and would like to tell us about it, click here.
Individual Honourees
Nitish Sahni
A Class VIII student of The Shri Ram School, Aravali, Gurgaon, Nitish Sahni has been raising funds and..
Rishabh Arora
A Class XII student of Modern School, Barakhambha Road, Delhi, Rishabh Arora has started..
Group Honourees
Government Jain Gurukul Senior Secondary School, Beawar, Rajasthan
Nitesh Jangid and his teammates from Government Jain Gurukul Senior Secondary School, Beawar, Rajasthan...
Individual Honourees
Aakash Pawar
Aakash Pawar, a Class XI student of Sahoday Senior Secondary School, Hauz Khas, New Delhi has been teaching ..
Maneka Sharma
Maneka Sharma, a Class XII student of The Shri Ram School, Aravali, Gurgaon is a strong advocate for water conservation..
Group Honourees
Rachana School, Ahmedabad
Malvika Shukla and her fellow classmates Ashutosh Sureka, Mridul Agarwal, Muskan Gupta...
Individual Honourees
Samvitha S Ram
Samvitha, a student of American International School, Chennai, is the founder of..
Shubhi Arora
A student of St.Mark's Sr.Sec School, Janakpuri, New Delhi, Shubhi Arora has been working as a youth health advocate with..
Group Honourees
Rachana School, Ahmedabad
Aniket, a student of Rachana School, Ahmedabad, created a campaign to save the declining population of...
The School Representative Council (SRC) is a faculty council in every school that will act as the ambassador for the Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards. The SRC will steer this programme in their school, encourage students to involve themselves in community service activities and overall, drive students' participation in the programme.
Motivate other student to work for the betterment of society. How can you motivate others?
To view the list of activities
We have all seen Shahrukh Khan in Swades or Aamir Khan in Taare Zameen Par or even Sanjay Dutt in Munnabhai MBBS. This was in the movies.

There's a lot happening in real life too.
Application period: July 31, 2013 – October 31, 2013
Last date for acceptance of completed and certified applications: November 30, 2013
Announcement of 15 individual finalists and 3 best group entries: By end of January, 2014
Announcement of 2 national honourees and the best group entry: Early April, 2014
International recognition events in Washington, D.C.: Early May, 2014