Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) is all set to organize the Maharana Mewar Foundation 38th Annual Awards Distribution Ceremony (MMFAA) on 1st March 2020. Standing true to its vision to perpetuate its core values such as service to society and mankind, serving as a temple of inspiration to future generations to continue the model of sustainability of ‘Eternal Mewar’, MMCF has been organizing this award ceremony since 1980-81. The scope and spectrum of the awards has been steadily widening since then. At present MMFAA not only applauds students but also honours international and national scholars for their work of permanent value to society. Few of the eminent personalities who have graced the MMFAA platform by receiving an award are Sir V. S. Naipaul, Dr. Chitranjan Singh Ranawat, Sir Gulam Noon, Professor Sir Angus Deaton, Mr. Shekhar Gupta, Mr. Sanjeev Srivastava, Mr. Sunil Gavaskar, Ms. Lata Mangeshkar, Mr. Shyam Benegal, Mr. Kisan Babu Rao (Anna Hazare), Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Ms. Aruna Roy, Mr. Rahul Bose, Dr. Mandakini and Dr. Prakash Amte, Dr. Tessy Thomas, Mr. Piyush Pandey, Ms. Anu Aga, Ms. Amla Ashok Ruia, Ms. P. T. Usha, Dr. R. Vasudevan, Mr. Jadav Mulai Payeng, Mr. Amaan Ali Khan, Mr. Ayaan Ali Khan, Ms. Suhasini Haider, Dr. E Shreedharan, Prof. Satyavrat Shastri, Ms. Swati Chaturvedi, Ustad Mohi Bahauddin Dagar and many more.
One can either apply on his/her own or can be nominated by someone for the annual awards as informed by Dr. Mayank Gupta, Convener of the 38th MMFAA - 2020. The applications and nominations received are reviewed by a distinguished panel of scholars, artists, historians and academicians after which a final list of awardees is prepared. The awards are categorized into International, National, State and Student awards. Each award carries a cash prize, a certificate, a trophy or a medal and a ceremonial shawl.
The ceremony starts with the presentation of certificates to students from schools and universities in Udaipur and across the State of Rajasthan. This is followed by the main Distribution Ceremony when the awardees gather on the dais to receive their awards from Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur, Chairman and Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, Udaipur.
‘Maharana Mewar Foundation Annual Awards is an integral part of the activities of the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur and we take great pride in organizing this award ceremony every year to felicitate and give recognition to people who have truly served society by excelling in their respective fields’ said Dr. Mayank Gupta, Convener of the 38th MMFAA - 2020. Award details and prescribed application format can be downloaded from http://www.eternalmewar.in/uploads/award/mmfaa_senior_form.pdf or can be obtained free of cost from the Office of Maharana Mewar Foundation 38th Annual Awards - 2020 located at The City Palace, Udaipur. The last date for submitting the application form is on or before 30th November 2019.