Award Category : Social Work Individual of the Year
Arjun seamlessly coordinated and assisted movement of provisions to 15 urban poor communities in Bengaluru. While the overall coverage was 5000 plus families, it included approximately 2500 families of daily wage earners, roadside vendors and others who were supported with dry ration kits provided by donor groups, individuals and importantly through Government programs. Arjun motivated people to take vaccinations by visiting the communities on a house to-house basis and engaging with them through diverse mediums. He connected with PHC staff and supported them in testing and crowd management. He organised street plays to encourage covid appropriate behaviour and vaccinations. Arjun has been a pillar of support to numerous families and has tirelessly taken up several COVID Relief work in the urban poor communities in and around Bengaluru.