SKOCH Awards celebrate human excellence and agents of change in Indian society. The Awards are based on the philosophy of spearheading positive socio-economic changes through recognizing persons who have contributed immensely to transformations in society and governance by displaying exemplary leadership abilities. They are the highest independently instituted civilian honors in India.
Since their institution in 2003, the SKOCH Awards have become the only independent benchmark of best practices in India in the fields of governance, finance, banking, technology, corporate citizenship, economics and inclusive growth. SKOCH Awards salute individuals, highlight projects and applaud institutions that go the extra mile to make India a better nation. SKOCH Awards are conferred on the mighty and ordinary like.