NITI Aayog Announced Winners of the Women Transforming India Awards 2017

Posted on:31 Aug 2017 09:36:50
NITI Aayog Announced Winners of the Women Transforming India Awards 2017
31 August 2017 Current Affairs: The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations announced the winners of the Women Transforming India Awards, 2017.

Honourable Minister for Textiles and Information and Broadcasting, Smriti Irani awarded top 12 winners honoring their courage and role in transforming societies.

The top  6 contestants are

Laxmi Agarwal- a champion of violence against women.

Safeena Husain- working for girls’ education in India’s most backward districts.

Kamal Kumbhar- enabling women like herself to realize their dreams of a brighter tomorrow.

Subasini Mistry- working for two decades to build a hospital for the needy.

Arunima Sinha- Is the first female amputee to scale the highest mountain in the world.

Jamuna Tudu- has conserved 50 hectares of forest land around her village in Jharkhand.

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