*Picture shows IFIE portal with Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

At a time when many men and women with power and status get 'award' for vested interests, award giver and recipient gain limelight.

In the latest case, he is in the limelight after Bharat Ratna and ex-President Pranab Mukherjee handed over 'Champion of Change Award' 2019 to the prince of Jharkhand and its CM, Hemant Soren at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Monday.

The giver is Interactive Forum on Indian Economy(IFIE).The website www.ifie has a logo showing pencils. It depicts its aim-Catalysing Inclusive Growth; Objectives: Financial Inclusion, Taxation Issues, Insurance and Pension, Bullion and Jewellery Trade and Retail Trade.

However, the name of its owner(s) is not mentioned in the ifie. It means the award giver is in the process of growth with high aims. That's not bad though.


Surprisingly,in the page under words "Members' is  blank, saying, "Coming soon."Another page under title 'Events' lack any information at 3.54 pm on January 20,2020,investigations by www.jharkhandstatenews.com revealed.

Before flying to Delhi to gain the award,Hemant Soren had said that it was his 'fortune' and it is meant to " honour 3.25 crore people of Jharkhand" whose "sound going far away."

"The 'Champion of Change Award' is not being given to me, but to the people of the state. Getting award from hands of Bharat Ratna and Ex President Pranab Mukherjee is a thing of honour.I am grateful to him", said Soren.

A report published by bhaskar.com today states as follows:

*IFIE is New Delhi based organisation which published a monthly journal 'Power Corridor' and operates a Digital Portal(Read Website) called 'Panchayat Times."  

*Hemant Soren,son of the veteran tribal leader, Ex MP and Ex CM  Shibu Soren, had won Assembly elections 2019 simultaneously from two constituencies-Barhet and Dumka. Later, he quit his Dumka seat.

*Juries of the Champion of Change Award were:Justice K.G.Balakrishnan,
 Ex Chairman of the National Human Right Commission and EX Supreme Court JusticeGyansudha Mishra. 

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