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Ramesh Pokhriyal Presents AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 on Women Empowerment

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Union Minister of Education Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ presented the AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 on women empowerment to the winners in New Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Pokhriyal congratulated all the 456 teams who participated in the contest. The Minister said that India is a country where ‘Nari Tu Narayani’ has been an integral part of our ethos and culture. In line with the vision of our Prime Minister, the govt has launched several welfare schemes for the overall development of girls and women in various fields, including Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao Yojana, etc, he added. Shri Pokhriyal also informed that Government launched Udaan scheme which aims to enable girls of weaker socio-economic status at school level to gain access to higher education. We also started Pragati Yojana to give young women opportunity to further their technical education, he added. Shri Pokhriyal highlighted that the new National Educational Policy has greatly emphasised on gender equality and students should participate in such initiatives to promote women empowerment.

He welcomed the initiative of AICTE for instituting the Lilawati Awards and stressed that such innovative steps shall be great motivation for girls to join higher education. This initiative will pave a path towards equality in education and innovation, for women

AICTE Chairman Professor Anil Sahasrabudhe said, “I thank Honorable minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ for attending the event. AICTE is so happy to present this year’s Lilawati award aimed at empowering womanhood in the nation. Moreover, I congratulate all the teams who submitted the entries. India is a country known for respecting and celebrating the glory of womanhood, and with initiatives like these, AICTE is also contributing its bit to empower the women in our country,” said Sahasrabudhe.

Based on the theme ‘Women Empowerment’, AICTE finalized the winners from a total of 456 entries who competed across 6 sub themes, which include, Women’s Health, Self-Defense, Sanitation and Hygiene, Literacy, Women Entrepreneurship, and Legal Awareness. After analyzing the initial entries, the top 10 entries under each sub-theme were invited for presentation before the two committees headed by Prof Sushma Yadava, Vice-Chancellor, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya Khanpur Kalan, Haryana and Dr. Vinita S. Sahay, Director, IIM Bodh Gaya.

SWEAT (Sona Women Entrepreneurship and Training) from Sona College of Technology, Tamil Nadu won the contest in the ‘ Women Entrepreneurship’ sub theme. Under the ‘Digital Literacy’ sub theme, Bharatiya Vidyapeeth won the contest. Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development Pune won the award under the ‘Literacy’ sub theme. WIT Women Health Coalition from Walchand Institute of Technology, Maharashtra won the award under the ‘Women’s Health’ sub theme. Radiant Seetha from Thiagarajar Polytechnic College won the contest in the ‘Legal Awareness’ sub theme. Finally, Paritrana from St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu won the award for the ‘Self Defense’ sub theme.

Bharatiya Vidyapeeth, who won the award under the digital literacy subtheme suggested that internet revolution that has happened in India post-2014 has played a crucial role in empowering women in the nation. “Post-2014, the internet revolution happened in India, and it has helped women in the country to grow, as information is accessible at their fingertips. However, even now, there are several women in the country who do not have sufficient digital literacy, and we should bring them too to the forefront of the society,” said Bharatiya Vidyapeeth.

LIST OF AWARDEES

 

Legal Awareness-
 

Sr. No

PositionName Of InstituteName of TeamTeam Members
WinnerTHIAGARAJAR POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE,

TAMIL NADU

RADIANT SEETHA
  1. R. MAHESWARI
  2. M. PONNI
  3. P. KARUNYA DEVI
  4. S. SARANYA
  5. SISTER A.S. CELINE AUGUSTINE MARY
1st Runner –UpNAVODAYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAICHIUR, KARNATAKAWOMEN EMPOWERMENT CELL-NITR 

  1. HARSHITA GANGAKHED
  1. M TEJASWINI
  1. GEETA K.M
  1. SHALINI K
  1. CHANNAVEERAMMA E
2nd Runner –UpPONDICHERRY ENGINEERING COLLEGE,

PUDUCHERRY

MALAR

  1. RAJATHY RATHINASAMY
  1. SANTHI GURUSAMY
  1. PALLAVHEE TAMIZHCHELVAN
  1. GUEJALATCHOUMY KOTHANDAPANI
  1. KAVITHA KUMAR RAJENDIRAN
LAKSHMI NARAIN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, MADHYA PRADESH.UDAAN

  1. AYUSH PURWAR
  1. GARGI DUBEY
  1. MEGHA CHOUBEY
  1. PALAK JAIN
  1. PRAGYA JAIN

 

Self Defence-
WinnerST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING,

TAMIL NADU.

PARITRANAS

  1. S. AKSHAYA
  1. DELLECTA JESSY RASHMI
  1. VADAVANNUR CHELLAN RAMAKRISHNAN JAYARAMA PRADEEP
  1. RAMASAMY SREEKANTH
  1. GUNASEKARAN BRINDHA
1st Runner –UpTHIAGARAJAR POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE,

TAMIL NADU

SHAKTHI

  1. THEJESWINI V
  1. JAYANTHI C
  1. BHOVANAASHWARI T
  1. UDHAYAKUMAR P
  1. J. AMUL RAJ
SRI SAI RAM ENGINEERING COLLEGE,

TAMIL NADU.

MAHILA PRATHIRAKSHA ABHIYAAN

  1. K. L. NITHISH RAJA
  1. S. SRIVIDHYA
  1. Dr. M.NITHYA
  1. Dr. K.LATHA
  1. S. SUBHA
2nd Runner –Up

 

VIVEKANANDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,

RAJASTHAN

WARRIORS

  1. DEEPIKA JANGID
  1. TANUSHREE MEHARWAL
  1. RUCHI SHARMA
  1. VANDANA AGARWAL
G. H. RAISONI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, NAGPUR, MAHARASHTRASURAKSHA CHAKRA

  1. MD. AASHIM KHAN
  1. KANCHAN DIYEWAR
  1. VIBHA BORA
  1. BHAKTI PATANKAR
  1. ISHA KHEDIKAR
Sanitation & Hygiene-
WinnerSMT. KISHORITAI BHOYAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MAHARASHTRASKBCOP ECO CLUB

  1. TANISHKA RANDIVE
  1. PRANJAL TIDKE
  1. DR. RENUKA DAS
  1. SHRUTI NASRE
  2. MR. MANISH AGLAWE
1st Runner –Up SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, TAMIL NADUSWSAH (SONA WOMEN SANITATION AND HYGIENE)

  1. PRIYALATHA S
  1. GULSHAN TAJ M N A
  1. PARAMASIVAM S
  1. KANIMOZHI J
  2. RASHMA M
ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, TAMIL NADUVOW –   VIRANGANA OF WASH (WATER SANITATION  HYGIENE)

  1. N HEMAPRIYA
  1. VENKATESAN MUTHULAKSHMI
  1. GANDHIMARUTHIAN LATHASELVI
  1. RENUKA VISWANATHAN
  2. K RAJARAMAN
2nd Runner –UpSRI KRISHNA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, TAMIL NADUSKCET SANITATION AND HYGIENE TEAM

  1. KAVIYA S
  1. SUDHIR SOPHIA
  1. KARPAGAM MYLSAMY
  1. R GEETHAMANI R
  2. P A THIRUNAVUKARASU
Women Health-
1.WinnerWALCHAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,

MAHARASHTRA

WIT WOMEN HEALTH COALITION

  1. DR. RUPALI J.SHELKE
  1. Dr. PRATIBHA YALAGI  ALADEEP
  1. RASHMI DIXIT
  1. DIPALI DILIP AWASEKAR
  2. ROHINI MERGU
2.1st Runner –UpPOONA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, MAHARASHTRABHARATI PCP SAKHEE1.VARSHA POKHARKAR

2.ARULMOZHI SATHIYANARAYANAN

3. ASAWARI RAUT

4. MANJUSHA SAJITH

5. SAVITA GOWEKAR

3.2nd Runner –Up

 

KUMARAGURU COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY,  TAMIL NADUNATURAL PRODUCTS FOR HEALTHCARE1. THIYAGARAJAN SATHISH KUMAR

2. KUMARESAN KUPPAMUHTU

3. SOUNDARARAJAN NITHYA PRIYA

4. S. VASUKI

5. S. BHARTHI KAMALA

4.BIYANI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, RAJASTHANBIYANI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT1. SANJAY BIYANI

2. NEETA MAHESHWARI

3. NEHA PANDEY

4. POONAM SHARMA

5. ANJU BHATT

Women Entrepreneurship
1.WinnerSONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY TAMIL NADUSWEAT (SONA WOMEN ENTERPRENURSHIP AND TRAINING)

  1. RAMALINGAM MALATHY
  1. SRINIVASAN PADMA
  1. DHANAKODI RAJA
  1. KRISHNASWAMYPILLAI RANGANATHAN KAVITHA
  2. ARUMUGAM RANJITHKUMAR
2.1st Runner –UpENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF INDIA, GUJARATWOMEN EMPOWERMENT

  1. RAJESH GUPTA
  1. BAISHALI MITRA
  1. NIKITA TA
  1. SATYA ACHARYA
  2. RAMAN GUJRAL
3.2nd Runner –UpBHILAI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYUNMUKTA

  1. MANISHA SHARMA
  1. SHUBHRATA NAGPAL
  1. ARPANA RAWAL
4.G. H. RAISONI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, NAGPUR, MAHARASHTRA.AATMANIRBHAR

  1. SWAPNA CHOUDHARI
  1. ATUL DESHMUKH

  1. ARCHANA RAUT
  2. BHARGAVI KAKIRWAR
  1. MADHAVI CHAVHAN
Literacy –
1.WinnerBHARATI VIDYAPEETH ( Deemed to be University) INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT, PUNEDIGITAL LITERACY
  1. MS SHWETA TATE
  2. KIRTI GUPTA
  3. ANURADHA YESUGADE
  4. RAJITA DIXIT
  5. HEMA MIRJI
2.1st Runner –UpSRI SAI RAM ENGINEERING COLLEGE, TAMIL NADUSAI STHREE VIDYA ABHIYAAN
  1. S.VASUPRADHA
  2. Dr. SOMA PRATHIBHA
  3. Dr. N. MANI
  4. B. PRIYA
  5. M. SIVA  SANKARI
3.2nd Runner –UpHYDERABAD INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, HYDERABADWe-Lit

  1. DEVIKA SUGGUBODI VENKATESWARLU
  1. ARVIND SIDDAPURAM
  1. SURESH AALURI
  1. JOYTHSNA K
  2.    SMT. SUSHEELA DEVI
4.SRI MANAKULA VINAYAGAR ENGINEERING COLLEGE, PUDUCHERRYSUPER SONIC
  1. PAVITHRAN.T
  2. ARVIND.K
  3. BALAMURALI.M
  4. HARINI.G
  5. JASMINE.A

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