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Winner 2019

Smt.Ruma Devi


Nominations: 2019

Category: Social Work

Location: Barmer, Rajasthan, India

About Smt.Ruma: i) Committed towards change: ‘Deep Daval’ self help group was started on a very nominal budget even when Ruma devi had few resources .She procured... Read More

Congratulations Smt.Ruma

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Work Description

i) Creating job oppurtunities: The district Barmer is a semi-arid zone. With the scarcity of water agriculture is heavily dependent on rain. Poverty which denies the farmers an opportunity for better investment has lead many artisans to work in the disorganized sector as laborers or to migrate ... Read More

  • Shilpi Abhimani award for Asia Pacific region by the National Craft Council o...
  • Honored by Bangkok Indo Thai Club for exemplary work in handicrafts 2018
  • Honor at Germany Fair for promotion & recognition of women made hand crafted ...
  • Honor by Women on Wings Netherlands 2016
  • Govt. of Rajsthan state level award for promotion of handicrafts by the Hon’...
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Project Details

Project information: GVCS, Barmer headed by Smt. Ruma devi is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and social welfare association which was founded for the upliftment of women, Dalits and marginalised communities in the region. It was established on 7th July, 1998 and has been working ... Read More

  • Skill upgradation and social upliftment of women artisans
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