Press Release

Bridgestone India invites applications for the 2nd edition of the prestigious ‘Bridgestone Mobility Social Impact Awards’ 2022. The awards are aimed at identifying, recognizing and promoting sustainable mobility innovations through advanced technologies and solutions for social advancement by not-for-profit organisations.

The three key leading areas for Mobility Social Impact awards are accessible, safe, and smart mobility solutions. The First is Accessible Mobility which gives better access to healthcare & nutrition, livelihoods, education and social inclusion. Secondly, Safe Mobility to boost safety and admittance thereby bridging gender gap, contributing to disaster mitigation and road safety. The third includes Smart Mobility solutions that bring positive social impact, defeating poverty, encouraging biodiversity conservation and rural development.

“Mobility solutions are an essential link in keeping communities connected and can be very effectively used to enhance the quality of lives. There are many who strive relentlessly to use mobility solutions and related technologies for the betterment of society. Our endeavour is to further the progress of safe and sustainable mobility solutions, with a focus on our guiding principle of serving society. We had an encouraging response to our first edition of the Bridgestone Mobility Social Impact Awards in 2021 and I am glad to see to that we are able to create a positive impact in our communities through this platform.” ” said Parag Satpute, Managing Director, Bridgestone India.

Winners of 2021:

The Social Impact Foundation was awarded the ‘Mobility Social Impact Award’ last year for their project Asbah, which aims at providing access to clean drinking water to underprivileged communities in both rural and urban slums at a low cost.

Motivation India Bengaluru received the first runner-up award for their project Improving Mobility, which provides smart and safe mobility solutions to Persons with Disabilities.

AICAPD (All India Citizens Alliance for Progress and Development) of Delhi won second runner-up for their School initiative Aapke Dwar project, in which the bus acts as a school, and travels to temporary hutments/ jhuggies usually near construction sites to ensure access to affordable education for migrant workers.

Furthermore, the Samaan Social Development Society Indore was honoured with a special recognition award for its Women Mechanic Project, which aims to use mobility as the solution towards changing gender norms by promoting livelihood skills among girls and young women in the unconventional sector.

Detailed guidelines for the submission of the application form and eligibility criteria are available at

Inquiries can be sent to

Applications will be accepted till 15th September 2022.



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