Lalit Narayan Mishra: A Role Model

Lalit Narayan Mishra (2nd February 1922 – 3rd January 1975), the illustrious and worthy son of Bihar, was a great philanthropist. He had a strong conviction of solving economic problems through socialist approach. He served as a Minister in various Ministries of the Government of India between 1952-1975 such as Labour Rehabilitation, Defence Production, Foreign Trade and Railways with strong principles and practices of national integration, socio-economic justice, international understanding and scientific approach. India will always remember the sacrifices that Lalit Babu made for the country (Lalit Narayan Mishra was assassinated on 2nd January 1975 while dedicating the Broad gauge railway line in Samastipur, Bihar). Being a true Gandhian leader, he believed in inclusive and sustainable development of India to which education received prominence. L. N. Mishra College of Business Management, Muzaffarpur is one of the outcomes of his foresight and vision.

Lalit Narayan Mishra – New India Change-maker Award 2018

In the 21st century, where varied global paths are getting close and integrated rapidly to become a global village, nobody can ignore the concept and vision of efficient and dynamic India. In the course of transforming in new avatar, India has to work hard on multi-dimensional facets to which socio-economic perspective is predominant. In this endeavour young change-makers from diffrent walks of life including entrepreneurs, civil society, public service, academicians play an important and signifacnt role. Being the game-changer, the ideas, innovation and activities they are incorporating in the areas of knowledge disruption, technology innovation, poverty alleviation, socio-economic upliftment, livelihood generation and community development are of paramount importance.
The Lalit Narayan Mishra New India Change-maker Award, 2018 is to recognize an individual who is committed to and engaged in creating positive change in different dimensions of the society.

“For the Team India it is the right time to commit for a New India. We shall build together an India, where the poor will have concrete houses with water and electricity connection. We will build such an India, where the farmers will have a peaceful sleep without any worry. He will earn double than what he is earning today. Our resolve is to build an India, which provides all the opportunities to the youth and women to fulfill their dreams.”-
Hon’ble Shri Narendra Modi
15th August 2017
Red Fort

Criteria for Evaluation

  • 1. An Indian national operating / working in India
  • 2. Created an environment for socio-economic impact and set a milestone in respective field
  • 3. Exerted significant impact on the society
  • 4. Should have sustainable and replicable model
  • 5. Should be based on innovative idea and
  • 6. Recognised by the society at large


The award is open to Indians working in India and who are in the age group of 18-40 years. All young Change-makers are invited to apply for the award.

Selection Process

An eminent jury will review all the nominations and short list the five nominations. LNMCBM team will do project site visit of those applicants to observe their work and impact.

Award Benefits

The award will carry a trophy along with a citation and cash reward of 500,000/-


Five Nominations will be shortlisted from those who will apply and their names will be published on LNMCBM website by 15th January, 2018 and communicated for site visit. Project site visit will be conducted before 31st January, 2018. The winner will be awarded in a ceremony to be held in Delhi.

Terms and conditions for participant

1. The decision of jury will be final and no correspondence and discussion will be entertained
2.The jury has the right to disqualify any participant if they believe the participant has provided false or misleading information