Kajol to receive the Karamveer Puraskar award

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2008 06:19 hrs

Kajol is all set to receive an award for her commendable work in the field of social service.

The actress will receive the coveted 'Karmaveer Puraskar' award on the 26th of November in New Delhi. The 'Karmaveer Puraskar' is a national award for Social Justice & Citizen Action commissioned to recognize individuals who have been pivotal for leading change. The awards are given to individuals from various sectors for their contribution to promote social justice and action.

The award is instituted by iCONGO - A confederation of NGOs and the Khemka Foundation with partners like TISS, BCCI, NASSCOM Foundation, Outlook, Business World, etc.

Kajol has always been known for her social work. She was also recently appointed as the goodwill ambassador and patron of the UK-based Loomba Trust which is a charity devoted to educating widow's children, particularly in India. Kajol also works with an NGO in education called 'Shiksha.'

"I believe that Social commitment is as important as our professional and personal commitments. It is indeed an honour to have been selected for this award. I will keep doing my bit and giving back to society the best in my capacity", said the star.