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Aga Khan Foundation staff member receives the Rashtriya Gaurav Samman 2019

19 October 2019

Bidyut Bikash Rajkonwar has been conferred the Rashtriya Gaurav Samman 2019 during the International Youth Conference 2019 at Andhra Bhawan, New Delhi recently in recognition of leadership and outstanding work rendered in the field of social service activities to the community. Bidyut Bikash Rajkonwar working as a Specialist (Organic Cotton Supply Chain) in Aga Khan Foundation India, New Delhi. He worked with the Tribal Organic Cotton Farmers of Madhya Pradesh with the objective of building the knowledge base and capacity of farmers to adopt organic farming approaches, reducing input costs and facilitating linkages of Farmer Producer Organizations with the organic cotton supply chain. The Award was conferred to 10 International & 50 National individuals of distinction for their commitment and work towards the nation. This Award is the premiere and most prestigious award in India for excellence in development as well as constructive work.