Economy

DHAN Foundation bags Jindal prize

Our Correspondent Madurai | Updated on November 14, 2017

DHAN Foundation has been awarded the Jindal Prize 2011 for its contributions in rural development and poverty alleviation. The prize carries Rs 1 crore cash to further its initiatives.

Briefing about the prize in a meet with the press here recently, Mr M.P. Vasimalai, Executive Director of DHAN Foundation, said the foundation had reached a mark of one million poor families through its initiatives such as Kalanjiam Community Banking Programme and Vayalagam Tankfed Agriculture Development Programme, spread over 12 States and over 10,000 villages and slums.

Published on March 04, 2012

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