The administration’s research organization, NITI Aayog, in association with MyGov and the United Nations, declared yesterday, August 29, the victors of the Women Transforming India Award 2017 – which was propelled on International Women’s Day, March 8.
“NITI Aayog firmly has faith in the energy of ladies to contribute towards the improvement of the nation, and we have organized these honors accurately to perceive these commitments and urge numerous more ladies to venture forward,” says Dr Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, detailed Press Information of Bureau (PIB).
The honor which perceived the outstanding work of 12 ladies in basic ranges, for example, counteracting savagery against ladies, spanning the sexual orientation hole in training, giving human services, building occupations and undertakings for ladies, and advancing consideration for people with inabilities, was given by Textile and I&B Minister Smriti Irani.
Around 3,000 passages were gotten for the honors from crosswise over India and the victors were picked by a famous jury including P.T. Usha, olympic style events Olympian; Pooja Thakur, Wing Commander, Indian Air Force; Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary and Ambassador, Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog; Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog and Yuri Afanasiev, UN Resident Coordinator.
The 12 ladies won’s identity:
Laxmi Agarwal, Uttar Pradesh
In 2005, 14-year-old Laxmi’s stalker tossed corrosive all over for turning down his proposition. Steadily, she battled the injury of the occurrence and turned into a champion of survivors like her. She turned into an extremist campaigner for Stop Acid Attacks. In 2014, she had gotten the International Women of Courage Award by the then US First Lady Michelle Obama. Laxmi has likewise documented a PIL in the Supreme Court to limit the offer of corrosive.
Safeena Husain, Maharashtra
She is the author and official chief of a NGO Educate Girls, which works towards instructing young ladies’ training in India.
Kamal Kumbhar, Maharashtra
Little girl of a day by day breadwinner, Kamal left neediness and a fizzled marriage to set up Kamal Poultry and Ekta Sakhi Producer Company which has 3,000 ladies in the dry spell inclined locale of Osmanabad, Maharashtra to set up little poultry wanders for a top notch assortment of chicken.
Subasini Mistry, West Bengal
She lost her better half at a youthful age because of absence of medicinal tend to two decades to construct a healing center for the destitute.
Arunima Sinha, Uttar Pradesh
The principal female amputee to scale the most noteworthy mountain on the planet, Mt Everest.
Jamuna Tudu, Jharkhand
Alongside her band of ladies activists, Jamuna Tudu has monitored 50 hectares of woods arrive around her town in Jharkhand, bringing on encroachers with minimal more than bows and bolts and bravery.
Rajlakshmi Borthakur, Karnataka
Resolved to spare her tyke’s life, Rajlakshmi Borthakur looked into epilepsy for over three years and built up a straightforward wearable gadget, a brilliant glove, that can anticipate epileptic seizures previously they happen.
Harshini Kanhekar, Maharashtra
She is India’s first lady firefighter.
Sunita Kamble, Maharashtra
As a goat specialist in the extreme dry spell influenced locale, Sunita Kamble worked with her group to secure the group’s domesticated animals and make elective and maintainable occupation open doors for ladies.
Kiran Kanojia, Madhya Pradesh
Survivor of a horrendous mischance, Kiran Kanojia, is a champion cutting edge sprinter, always pushing the cutoff points on her journey for the following test.
Shima Modak, Meghalaya
For just about 10 years, Shima Modak has been working tenaciously for the welfare of the bothered. But with next to no budgetary help, Shima has enhanced the eventual fate of youngsters in her group by taking free training to the doorstep of the powerless.
Kanika Tekriwal, Haryana
An independent aeronautics business visionary and disease survivor, Kanika Tekriwal propelled her organization, JetSetGo in 2013. JetSetGo, India’s first commercial center for sanctioned planes, is an intelligent innovation driven stage empowering clients to contract airplanes and helicopters around India.
The news godown group compliments the ladies for engaging all chances and changing the nation. We likewise compliment the administration for perceiving their diligent work and giving them a stage where the whole nation can be propelled by their deeds.