Maharashtra Institute of Technology gives away Bharat Asmita awards for different categories every year.
This year the main awards will be given to Kakodkar and Nair.
While Bharat Asmita Jan Jagaran Shreshtha award will be conferred on Aruna Roy, Nikhil Dey and Shankar Singh of Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghtan, the Bharat Asmita Jana Pratinidhi Shreshtha award will be given to MP Bhavana Gawali. Director of IIM Calcutta Shekhar Choudhari will be awarded with the Bharat Asmita Acharya Shreshtha Award.
The main two awards consist of Rs 1 lakh, memento and citation, while the other awards consist of Rs 25,000, memento and citation.
The award will be distributed by Mohammad Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India.
The award ceremony will be held on February 3, at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi.