ILC-I Awards 2018


The ILC-I awards are a salute to the dynamism and enterprising spirit of organizations, individuals and other stakeholders advocating the noble cause of senior citizens and are given annually. 

ILC-I, is committed to recognizing all those who work for the cause of senior citizens for which the ILC-I Awards have been instituted since 2010. 

The ILC-I Awards 2018 were held on the 18th of November 2018, at the Auditorium, New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Paud Road, Pune. 

DSC 5932The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. K.Venkatesham, Commissioner of Police, Pune.

The Special Guest on this occasion was Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission and Hon. Director of ILC-I.

The Guest of Honour was Prof. Dr. Shivajirao Kadam, Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.

The President of ILC-I, Padma Vibhushan, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, the Chairman of ILC-I, Mr. Jayant Umranikar and Padma Vibhushan, Dr. K. H. Sancheti, Chairperson, ILC-I Selection Awards Committee were the other dignitaries on the dais. 


Under the aegis of the ILC-I Awards, the late Shri B. G. Deshmukh Award for “Promoting Qualitative Excellence in Ageing” were given to senior citizens’ organisations for excellent work done for the well-being and development of senior citizens in particular and of society in general and to individual senior citizens over the age of 70 years for commendable work done by them in their lifetime.

Three senior citizens’ organisations were chosen for these Awards for the year 2018:

Anandi Jyestha Nagarik Sangha, Pune                                                   DSC 6023

        Anandi Jyestha Nagarik Sangha, Pune                                                                         Jyestha Nagarik Sangha, Korhate, Nashik

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                                                                        Krantisingh Jyestha Nagarik Sangha, Kundal, Sangli


Each of the above awards carried a citation, a trophy and a prize money of Rs. 10,000/-.

The Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar or the Lifetime Achievement Award:

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               Col Shashikant Dalvi, Pune                            Dr. Mansingrao Jagtap, Kolhapur                                3.Mr. Hirji Kanashi Patil, Nandurbar


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Mrs. Sharayu Digambarrao Potdar, Osmanabad.

Each of the above Awards carries a prize money of Rs. 5000/-, a citation and a trophy.

A special commendation certificate was given to Shri Pandurang Laxman Gaikwad of Nashik for his work. A plaque was also given to him.DSC 6037

Shri Pandurang Laxman Gaikwad of Nashik

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