Awards

National Youth Award 2005-06 at the hands of former President of India HE Dr A P J Abdul Kalam for best Youth Social Worker for spreading ‘Computer Literacy in Maharashtra’. Amongst top 25 in India.

Manthan Award 2007 for best Innovative Idea & eContent in India 2007. Amongst top 30 in India.

Clinton Global Initiatives & Microsoft’s ‘Youth Employment Summit’ Fund Award 2008 for Best ICT Business Plan in India worth $ 2000. Amongst top 5 in India.

NASSCOM Foundation’s Social Innovation Honors 2009 at the hands of then Industries Minister Shri Kamal Nath for best social innovation. First in ‘for Profit’ category.

VODAFONE – DEF Mobile for Good Award 2011 for spreading various educational projects via SMS. Stood in Top 2 in the country. Won award worth Rs. 10 Lakhs. 

N2Y4 Mobile Innovation : Project stood amongst TOP 15 Publicly Voted  'Mobile for Development'  Innovative Project across the WORLD.

PRCI Chanakya Award 2015: Press Council of India's PRCI Chanakya Award for best use of Social Media for communication with BoP

 

+ around 25 state, city level awards...

Stopped applying for awards from 2011.... Now I help others in getting awards :) 


 

Recognition's & Case Studies…

 

ABP Majha declared Ravi Ghate in 56 influential youths in the state of Maharashtra.

One amongst 10 Social Entrepreneurship selected by Social Impact International, California for social entrepreneurship mentoring.

IIM, Kolkata, honored with invitation to speak before Indian & Japanese participants on BoP.  The lecture got ‘Once More’.  

IIM, Ahmedabad & IIT-Mumbai, UNESCO, FICCI has done case study on project. 

Oxford University Student Ms Jessica Kennedy wrote case study on Rural Entrepreneurship efforts. Also studied by by Stanford University-Seeds of Empowerment. 

Special Articles published in international Medias like Washington Post, TechCrunch, FastCompany, LiveIT, ICT4D & My Mobile. Press coverage in all major news papers in India including Hindustan Times (Sunday Special), Indian Express, Times of India, DNA, ENADU (Sunday Special) & all Marathi dailies. Interviewed on Doordarshan , ETV-Marathi, IBN-Lokmat Channel.