Honors and Awards

  •  2012: Karmayogini Award in recognition of having met highest standards of excellence in the Social Impact category by the Maharashtra Economic Development Council. 
  • 2012: Runner up for the category of Economic Security and Livelihoods for  EdelGive Social Innovation Honors 2012; shortlisted from over 250 NGOs in India
  • 2008: Finalist for the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award of the Khemka Foundation with UNDP and Schwab selected from 140 entries in India.
  •  2008: Award Winner in Changemakers Competition 2008 for Scaling up Water and Sanitation selected from 265 entries from 54 countries.
  •  2007: Recipient of the Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award as an expert in community driven, gender equitable disaster response & resilience initiatives.
  • 2005: Nominated to the Advisory Panel of IED Independent Evaluation Division of the World Bank, Washington to critically examine and provide recommendations from evaluation findings of disaster response projects for last twenty years.
  • 1998: Award for recognition of work on Community Participation in the Earthquake Disaster Project, Instituted by the Government of Maharashtra supported by the World Bank, DFID, UNDP etc.