SATYA MicroCapital Ltd. hosted Vijayalakshmi Das Entrepreneurship Awards 2021 on Women’s Day


On the occasion of International Women’s Day, SATYA MicroCapital Ltd. organized
Vijayalakshmi Das Entrepreneurship Awards which felicitated women entrepreneurs
nestled at grassroots level. The awards recognized women whose significant efforts
have worked towards fulfilling the Government’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The
awards were constituted and executed as a homage to Mother of Indian Microfinance Industry, Late Mrs Vijayalakshmi Das.

The ceremony had Deepa Malik, an Indian Athlete who is the first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games and Summer Paralympics, and Delhi based
Politician and MP, Ms Meenakshi Lekhi, as Chief guest. On the ceremony and the
initiative, Ms. Malik, added, “It is indeed heartening to be a part of such a prestigious
gathering, where we have women entrepreneurs from rural hinterlands being
recognized for their poignant accomplishments. I congratulate all the winners as well
as SATYA MicroCapital Ltd for conceptualizing and seamlessly organizing this event
which will definitely elevate the woman entrepreneurial spirit.”
The discussions focused on women empowerment and resilience in the
microfinance sector. The evening also hosted a session award winning motivational
speaker Samira Gupta on Resilience and Adaptability. Other discussion topics
included Women empowerment via microfinance; Empowering Women, Empowering
nation, and overview of Indian Microfinance industry from the perception of Late
Madam Viji. Underlining the essence of Vijayalakshmi Das Entrepreneurship Awards, Vivek Tiwari,
MD, CIO & CEO, SATYA MicroCapital Ltd. said, “It is a matter of extreme pride and
privilege to honor women who are trailblazing the microfinance space.
Acknowledging and celebrating their achievements on account of International
Women’s Day will motivate women entrepreneurs to reach greater heights with flying
colors. It will also encourage the aspiring women entrepreneurs to improve their
standards of business practices to attain a high level of entrepreneurship.With no
second thought in heart, no other occasion except the Birth Anniversary of Madam
Vijayalakshmi Das could be considered apt for this noble initiative. Extending our
heartfelt congratulations to all the winners, SATYA laud their enthusiasm and
devotion to running their business ventures.’’


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