Navjyoti India Foundation on behalf of all its beneficiaries expresses gratitude to all the participants who promoted and supported its cause to kindle the ‘Flame of Education’ and spread smiles in the lives of thousands of students.

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2012


Our heartfelt Gratitude to

Mr. Ferose is the MD of SAP Labs India and one of the youngest managing directors of a global multinational in India. Ferose has been supporting and running for Navjyoti for the last 3 years & has been actively raising funds. This year too, he has pledged to raise at least 3.5 lakh by running for the cause. He has already crossed his pledge through over 20 individual donors and aims to raise more funds by November 15, 2012.

Ferose says “I have been associated with Navjyoti and its various social initiatives for many years now. Navjyoti has excelled itself in making a meaningful difference to the society in the field of education, women empowerment, vocational training, safety etc. I have been particpating in the Delhi Half Marathon as a Dream Runner, with the intent of spreading awareness and raising funds for a cause. It is a unique way to work for a cause, take care of our health and at the same time, have lots of fun.”
Hasleen is Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2011. Before Miss India, Hasleen has walked the ramp for all leading designers of India - Tarun Tahiliani, Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra, Ritu Kumar to name a few. A youth icon, Hasleen is deeply connected with various social causes. She has been actively involved in numerous activities of Navjyoti India Foundation and is sensitizing people about the environment and how they can save it.

Hasleen says “It was a wonderful experience of my lifetime. The Navjyoti family has accomplished tasks which most of us can only dream of doing someday but that day never comes due to various reasons. My run was dedicated to all the hard work done by them. And also to remind myself that I too am a part of a larger society with problems and achievements much bigger than mine. I felt patriotic, responsible and not tired at all.”
Aadhaar is a 16-year old school student, who pledged to run for Navjyoti & raise at least 3.5 lakh by maximum pledges. With his sheer determination & enthusiasm, Aadhaar has raised up to 4.5 lakh till now through 200 individual donors. He doesn’t stop here, he aims to raise more funds by November 15, 2012.

Aadhaar says “I feel moved whenever I see the apathy of the underprivileged children and have been volunteering myself for many years to help them. The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon presents a wonderful opportunity to further help the cause. Navjyoti has been doing great work in supporting children through its education programs. I feel connected & compassionate to its cause and I am excited at the prospect of being able to raise money by running the marathon.”