Digital innovators honoured at Manthan
The awards were presented in 13 categories, including health, agriculture, financial inclusion
New Delhi: Twenty-seven social entrepreneurs from South Asia and Asia-Pacific were given the Manthan awards on Friday in recognition of their efforts to improve the lives of people using digital technologies. The awards, given by the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), saw over 400 nominations from countries including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Nepal and Australia. The awards were presented in 13 categories including health, agriculture, financial inclusion, community broadcasting, journalism, science, governance, and culture and tourism. Mint is the strategic partner of DEF, which hosts the Manthan Award.