Awards and Recognition


The Governing Board of the Association of People with Disability decided to institute Award in the memory of APD Founder N.S. Hema, to spread and drive the mission she started half a century ago.

The “N.S. Hema Award for Outstanding NGO in Disability” is an annual award given in special recognition to an NGO with excellent work in the field of disability in Karnataka. The award is proposed to be given on the Founder’s Day - 4th October.


  1. (KANNADA) - N S Hema Memorial Award Application Form - Download
  2. Kannada - Call Letter for the N S Hema Memorial Award - Download
  3. Kannada - Guidelines to the Application Form - Download


  1. N S Hema Memorial Award Application Form - Final 3-7-17 - Download
  2. Call Letter for the N Hema Memorial Award 3-7-2017 - Download
  3. Guidelines to the Application Form - Download

We hope that this Award will encourage you to showcase your work and draw inspiration from one another.

We look forward to your application for the Award in the attached Application Form. The last day for Application is 30 July, 2017. Contact us at or call Mr. Daniel E James, on Phone No. 080-25489594/080-25470390 for more details.


Akhil Bhartiya Oswal Parishad

Best NGO in the Disability Sector 2017


Namma Bengaluru Award under the Best Citizen Group


Best NGO in the disability space in Karnataka, awarded by the State Government


Highest Fundraising NGO at the TCS World 10K event in Bangalore


Indian NGO award for the best NGO in the medium category in South India. The awards were supported by Rockefeller Foundation and facilitated by The Resource Alliance.