AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Nari Shakti Awards 2018 – Business and Enterprenuership
Nari Shakti Puruskars are conferred on eminent women and
institutions rendering distinguished service to the cause of women
especially belonging to the vulnerable and marginalized sections of the
Dr. Megha Phanalkar, Founder and Director of Tisser Rural Handicarfts is awarded the Nari Shakti Award for Business and Entreprenureship, for her outstanding work in the development of rural artisans, on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2018.
Iprenuer – National finalist
Ipreneur is the flagship event of E-cell under the auspices of the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, School of Management and Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. The purpose of the event is to bring together participants, student community, academicians and other significant groups in order to utilize the platform to create and share ideas, networks and innovations
Tisser Rural Handicrafts is selected amongst 60 top innovations of the country.
I3cii Innovation award – National finalist
India Innovation Initiative or i3 is one of India’s largest and most-awaited innovation challenges jointly-promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to identify, reward and recognize the top innovators from across the country and to enable commercialisation of the best, home-grown innovations through incubation support, mentorship, investor and industry connect.
Tisser is selected amongst 40 top innovations of the country in the India Innovation Initiative 2017
Tisser selected in the Second Edition of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP).
Promoted by WalMart the program aims to enhance the participants’ skills and capability to be able to build robust and sustainable businesses. The program is implemented by WEConnect International in partnership with TTC Global and Amity University with funding from Walmart.
Action for India 2017 – top 100 social innovators
By digitizing shopping experience using our online portal and app and promoting the unique and exquisite products on Social Media, we are bridging the gap between rural artisans and communities and the urban consumer using technology
Manthan Award – Digital Inclusion for Development
Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative to discover, recognise and honour the BEST use of ICT and digital tools for developmental purposes. The Award is less about technology and digital media but more about the right use of digital and technological tools to empower people.
Tisser Mobile App finalizes for Manthan Awards 2016. A true groundbreaker, the app enables rural artisans to showcase their craft to the urban buyer at the click of a button.
Start up India Rocks – Top 25 Start ups
Startup India Rocks is Scaale’s global startup competition, where companies from 20 cities will compete to get the winner prize, funding, mentors and connection with corporates. Winners of each participating city’s Pitch2CBA will be evaluated by a global jury, providing international exposure to 100+ investors on site.
Tisser Rural Handicrafts is selected as one of the Top 25 Start ups in the competition.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Award : Priyadarshini
The Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Awards is an award by the All India National Unity Conference to individuals for their outstanding services, achievement and contributions to promote National Unity, Integration, Brotherhood and Oneness. his award recognises those individuals who have excelled and made a positive and transformative difference in their respective fields of interest and work. Among the others who received the award were the International athlete Ms. Kavita Raut, first Woman editor of the Marathi daily Punyanagri Ms. Rahi Bhide, Ms. Juhi Chawla, Mr. Nawazuddin Siddique, Industrialist Megha Phansalkar and author Kavita Mahajan.