Awards and recognition
World Cerebral Palsy Day Awards 2019
The World Cerebral Palsy Day Jury has awarded the Spastics Society of Karnataka the World Cerebral Palsy Merit Award 2019 in the Medical / Therapeutic category. With entries from 40 countries, the competition was announced on October 6th, 2019 in Australia.
Namma Bengalurean of the Year 2018 award presented to Mrs Rukmini Krishnaswamy, Director
The award was given by the Namma Bengaluru Foundation which is founded by Rajya Sabha MP, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar. The awardees in different categories were selected from among multiple nominees by a 13-member jury comprising stalwarts from various fields. The ninth edition of the awards, this year’s theme was ‘Reclaiming Bengaluru’ with the focus being on individuals who have in their own capacity contributed significantly to the overall betterment of Bengaluru.
Mrs. Rukmini Krishnaswamy was honored with the coveted Namma Bengalurean of the Year award for her decades of work in the rehabilitation of children with disabilities. In her lifetime, she has been instrumental in helping over 70,000 children and families.