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Community Service Award for Ms.Lucky Singh

On 22nd of April, The HUMAN ACHIEVERS FOUNDATION honoured 15 people at the Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was the Union Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Hon. Vayalar Ravi who awarded all the recipients. Ms. Lucky Singh from Sydney was awarded for her “Community Services” and was amongst the 7 recipients chosen from all over the world in various fields.

The Human Achievers Foundation has been setup with the single objective of empowering women all over the world, especially in India. Working for child education and awarding people who help the society to be a better place to live in. The foundation organizes such events annually to honour Indian and International people, who have done exemplary work in their professions/ fields over the past year. This, they believe will be a small initial step in their long journey towards a noble cause as the foundation strongly believes that it will help establishment of a progressive civil society.

Ms. Lucky Singh is the President of one of the leading Non Profit charitable and community service organisation in Australia’s Diaspora called GOPIO Sydney (Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin). She has a passion for interacting with her community and having the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the Australian Indian community provides her with a great sense of fulfilment. Under her leadership GOPIO Sydney is at the forefront of many community activities in Sydney and has organised a number of fundraising events to help the people in crisis in Australia as well as in the other parts of the world. Some of the activities done by GOPIO Sydney in the past are-

• GOPIO Youth Achievers Awards Night (GYAAN awards) is an annual event where youth of Indian origin in Australia are acknowledged for their state or national level achievements in various fields- academic, sports, social welfare, art, music, drama,media, aviation, photography and Indian languages.

• Raised funds for the victims of the Victorian Bush fire, Bihar Relief fund, Tsunami in Samoa, Earthquake in Indonesia, Floods in Fiji.

• Raised funds for Indian International students who were victim of Violence in Australia.

• Raised funds for an Indian family seriously injured in car accident, International students died in various tragic accidents, supported a child Twisha Makwana for her expensive surgery in USA and medical expenses of an international student of Nepal suffering from blood cancer

• Organised Blood donation camps.

• Organised “Free Health summit” for the people of Indian origin in Sydney.

• Organised “Caring Cruise Party” for the Senior citizens in Sydney.

• Helped women of domestic violence in Sydney.

Ms. Singh has also addressed several community problems associated with International students and has played the significant role during the spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia in 2009 and made it clear that her organization will always extend support to any individual or any other organization that needed a helping hand. She also attended the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas in Kochi, India in January, 2013 and co chaired a session titled- Diaspora issues- Challenges and Opportunities in GOPIO’s Annual convention in Kochi this year.

Apart from helping the community and launching charity projects in Sydney, acting is also her passion. When she lived in India, she has acted in two Telefilms, PEHCHAAN and FAASLE. She has done a few commercials for Zee TV and Delhi Doordarshan for Horlicks, Phoenix shoes and a message film on “Save Water”. She has won many All Rounder awards including Best Acting Awards, Best Debater, Cross-country, State Basket ball captain, Best N.C.C Cadet at State level, Dance competitions, in School and at University level. She has also directed many plays as a school teacher in India and in Sydney. She promotes Indian Art and Culture and actively participated and acted in a number of theatrical plays in Sydney. She was one of the 6 Finalists (amongst 1200 contestants from all over Australia who auditioned) for a Reality T.V show – “Bollywood Star” which was on air every week for one month on a national T.V channel called SBS One in Australia. She has been interviewed on World News Australia and also felt proud in showcasing her culture and celebration of Indian festival called Diwali on SBS One Australia wide.

She is a teacher by profession with the department of Education in New South Wales and has been filmed by the Department of Education, N.S.W in a film called – “Freedom From Fear”(on refugee children). She was one of the few teachers chosen from the whole state.

She is a teacher by profession with the department of Education in New South Wales and has been filmed by the Department of Education, N.S.W in a film called – “Freedom From Fear”(on refugee children). She was one of the few teachers chosen from the whole state.

Lucky Singh feels proud to be an Indian Australian and strongly feels her need to continue her passion for acting and serving the community in the future.

Community Service Award to Ms.Lucky Singh

 

Community Service Award to Ms.Lucky Singh

Community Service Award to Ms.Lucky Singh

Community Service Award to Ms.Lucky Singh

Community Service Award to Ms.Lucky Singh

From left to right-Mrs.Shalu Jindal, Ms.Meghna Malik, Ms.Lucky Singh, Hon.Vayalar Ravi, Ms.Senorita Issac.

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One Response to Community Service Award for Ms.Lucky Singh

  1. Lucky Singh June 12, 2013 at 7:06 am

    Thanks a lot Indian Herald for this coverage in your esteemed newspaper!Deeply touched by this gesture!

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