Actor Sonu Sood has been honoured with the prestigious SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), for helping thousands of migrant workers reach home during lockdown. “This is a rare honour. A UN recognition is very special. I have done whatever little I have done in my own humble way for my fellow countrymen without any expectations. However, to be recognised and awarded feels good. I fully support the UNDP in its endeavours to achieve SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) by 2030. Planet Earth and mankind will greatly benefit from the implementation of these goals,” Sonu said. Also Read – Sonu Sood honoured with the prestigious Special Humanitarian Action Award by UNDP for helping thousands of migrant workers

The award was presented to him via a virtual ceremony. Apart from arranging transportation facilities for migrant workers to help them reach homes during the lockdown, Sonu Sood also looked after the educational needs of underprivileged students. Also Read – Sonu Sood REACTS on being called biggest scam of 2020: I didn’t bother to see what they’ve written

He recently launched an initiative to provide full scholarships for higher education to students facing financial challenges. Also Read – Sushant Singh Rajput case: Sonu Sood believes the late actor would have laughed at the circus in his name were he alive today

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