- 8 March, 2014 the president of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee awarded Stree Shakti Puraskar, 2013 to six illustrious women on international women’s day for their distinguished service for the upliftment of women.
- This year’s Rani Lakshmi Bai award, 2013 given to Ms. Manasi Pradhan (Odisha) for her work in the field of women’s empowerment.
- Other awardees are……
- Rani Gaindinlie Zeliang Award___________ Dr.Vartika Nanda (New Delhi)
- Rani Rudramma Devi Award _____________ Dr.M.Venkaiah (Andhra Pradesh)
- Matra Jijabai Award _______________ Ms;Bina Sheth hashkari (Maharashtra)
- Kannagi Award _____________ T. Radha K. Prashanti (Andhra Pradesh)
- Devi Ahilyabai holkar Award_________ Dr. Seema Sakhare (Maharashtra)
March 25th, 2014