Actor Sonu Sood has been honoured with the distinguished SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), for serving to 1000’s of migrant staff attain dwelling throughout lockdown.
“This is a rare honour. A UN recognition is very special. I have done whatever little I have done in my own humble way for my fellow countrymen without any expectations. However, to be recognised and awarded feels good. I fully support the UNDP in its endeavours to achieve SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) by 2030. Planet Earth and mankind will greatly benefit from the implementation of these goals,” Sonu mentioned.
The award was introduced to him by way of a digital ceremony.
Apart from arranging transportation services for migrant staff to assist them attain properties throughout lockdown, Sonu additionally sorted the academic wants of underprivileged college students.
He not too long ago launched an initiative to offer full scholarships for greater schooling to college students dealing with monetary challenges.
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