Launched in 2006, the India NGO Awards was instituted by the Resource Alliance and The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation. The award aims to promote the financial and organizational sustainability of civil society and strengthen community support for its work. The Awards focus on professional management, innovation in and diversity of local resource mobilization and the effectiveness of the programs in positively impacting the lives of the communities they work with.

Resource Alliance – Nand Jeet & Khemka Foundation adjudged SPRAT as the best small-size NGO of Western India and one of 13 best NGOs nation-wide. The award was presented jointly by M/s P Chidambaram and Narayan Murthy.