Priyadarshani Award for Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs
Federation of Indian Women entrepreneurs is dedicated to foster economic empowerment of women. Every year FIWE celebrates the success of women entrepreneurs who have achieved a mile stone in their respective field of work.
Priyadarshini Award was instituted in 1995 under the chairmanship of the Chairman of Small Industries Corporation and other common members of MSME, Small Industries Development Bank of India, Department of Women and Child Welfare and a member of the Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs. The award was given as an incentive towards the promotion and success of small-scale entrepreneurs in India as well as from SAARC countries. It also recognized the development work initiated by different non-governmental organizations.
Over one hundred women have been honoured with this prestigious award and many of the winners today are considered outstanding achievers in their countries.
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Impact award at NAFW, Seattle 2019
We are extremely thrilled to announce that the winner of the Impact award at NAFW 2019 is the Indian label “TISSER!”
The stunning pencil shaped trophy carved out of Old Burma Teak Wood, repurposed from a century and a half old pillar from an old Indian architectural structure, has come back home to India!
The Impact Award recognises and honours a label excelling in Fashion Design for social/ environmental impact!
Tisser has been launched so that the loom and craft industry remains not only bulwark of our historical legacy but transforms into an enterprising fortune of artisans besides current trade and future commerce. The contributions that Tisser has
made in that direction are commendable! – NAFW
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Times She UnLTD. Entrepreneur Awards 2019
Presenting the Mumbai winners of the Times She UnLTD Entrepreneur Awards 2019
Women in India are choosing to work on their own terms. Breaking away from the corporate corridors, many have chosen to start their own businesses. These awards honour the incredible women who have paved the way for so many more to follow, leading with their strength, determination, passion, talent and most of all, courage. They know that no hurdle can stop them from achieving success and victory.
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Maharashtra Startup Week January 2019
Certificate of Excellence
Another feather in our cap.
Our social initiatives, innovative products and team efforts have won us an award and opportunity to work with GoM to support artisans / shgs from Maharashtra. From 1600 startups across the country to 100 and then in 24 selected startup. Was a tough competition indeed During the week-long event 100 shortlisted startups from each sector made their pitch to the panel, and the best 24 receives work orders of upto INR 15 lakhs from the Maharashtra State Innovation Society to pilot their solutions within the state and demonstrate the proof of concept. Subsequently, the startups receive handholding support in terms of access to the government machinery and mentoring from its institutional partners for a period of up to 12 months to deploy their solutions on ground.
Location : Mumbai
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.
Shakti Achievement Award at 11th National Women Excellence Award 2018 on the 25th November
An AWARDEE for the 11th National Women Excellence Award 2018 being organized on the 25th November 2018 at the Multipurpose Hall, India International Center, 40 MaxMueller Marg, New Dehli – 110003.
LOCATION: IIC, New Delhi