The RSA in India is delighted to report that the Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt Sheila Dikshit has become an Honorary Fellow of the RSA. The President of the Society in India, Lady Stagg, will be celebrating this milestone in the Delhi chapter’s short history on 12th April.
Sheila Dikshit’s devotion to the Union State of Delhi has earned her the respect of the people whom she has tirelessly served for nearly a decade. Ms Dikshit has proven to be a champion of environmental issues, women’s rights and the needs of the poor.
On the same evening the RSA in India will announce the winner of the RSA in India / University of the Arts scholarship and the RSA in India grant award scheme. As India continues its rapid growth the demand for internationally trained designers ever increases. These award schemes reflect our commitment to design development in India.
2021's second round Catalyst Award winners have been announced. We award £100,000 annually, supporting Fellows to test social change innovations and scale the social impact of their projects.
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