Odisha’s Maa ‘Ghara foundation trust’,
espousing the cause of women empowerment, is the recipient of the prestigious
Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman national level award for 2017 year.
The union minister for steel, Chaudhary
Birendra Singh gave away the award to Mrs. Rutuparna Mohanty, founder president
of the Maa Ghara foundation trust in a function at New Delhi yesterday.
Recognizing the commendable work from the
grass root level in empowering disadvantaged women, ‘Maa Ghara Trust’ was
deservingly conferred the award, said JSPL’s foundation officials.
JSPL foundation instituted
the award in 2015 to identify, reward and nurture social innovators and change
makers from the grass roots. The award was instituted to honour unsung heroes
who overcame adversities in their lives to create their own identity,
displaying exemplary courage, commitment and dedication towards their cause.