GUWAHATI, April 6 - The 4th edition of Northeast India�s first and only-women entrepreneurship award programme titled Vasundhara � NE Woman Entrepreneur of the Year � will be held at the Pragjyoti ITA Centre for Performing Arts, Machkhowa here on April 8.
Organised by Sreemanta Sankar Mission of Guwahati, this event has become a benchmark of excellence for women entrepreneurs of the NE region, including Sikkim, and this year, Nagaland has been selected as the focus State of the event.
The Vasundhara � NE Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award is annually conferred on eight nominated women entrepreneurs from each State of NE India on the basis of their achievements. The brightest among them is chosen for the coveted regional award which carries a cash award of Rs 25,000 along with a winner�s trophy, an eri shawl and a plaque.
This year the Vasundhara � NE Woman Entrepreneur of the Year awardees, as selected by the jury, are Radha Devi Gurung of Sikkim, Taba Yall Nabam of Arunachal Pradesh, Kevisedenuo Margaret Zinyu of Nagaland, Keisham Babita Devi of Manipur, Zoramchhani Ralte of Mizoram, Sumitra Debbarma of Tripura, Janessaline Mary Pyngrope of Meghalaya and Najitara Bori of Assam.