Ms. Durga Mallu Gudilu wins the “IMC – LW Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar-2021” for Women Covid Warriors
Bajaj Electricals Ltd., India’s preeminent Consumer Durables Company, along with the IMC Ladies’ Wing confers the coveted 28th IMC Ladies’ Wing Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar 2021 on Ms. Durga Mallu Gudilu – Trustee, Anum Foundation, and a Social Activist. The event Chief Guest Mr. Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman, and Managing Director, Bajaj Electricals Ltd., accolated Ms. Durga for her contribution towards the betterment of her community and its people during the COVID – 19 pandemic.
The IMC Ladies’ Wing Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar is an initiative that recognizes, promotes, supports and honors women entrepreneurs working towards improving living conditions in rural India. The award is named after Smt. Jankidevi Bajaj, for all her pioneering work in the area of rural development.
The event also witnessed the release of ‘Meri Jeevan Yatra’ – the fourth edition of an autobiography of Smt. Jankidevi Bajaj. The book offers an insight into the transformation of a rich and privileged 27-year-old Marwari bahu into a social worker and activist who gave up all her wealth and owned only her weathered khadi bag and a few meager belongings.
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