“The Change Maker of India” Biplab Ketan Paul

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Ketan Paul has been honoured with :
1. Felicitated with prestigious Anil Shah Gram Vikas Paritohisk (Anil Shah Memorial award for outstanding work in Rural Development in the state) 2012
2. Felicitated with prestigious Jal Star Award from Gujarat in 2012
3. In 2012 “Globlaizer” among Ashoka Fellows
4. In 2011 became Ashoka Change Maker Fellow.
5. Nominated in national level “Maruti Suzuki Big Smart Idea Contest” and covered by CNBC TV 18 Investor expert panel for Innovative Bottom of Pyramid Business Plan on water and Livelihood.
6. Awarded as “Ambassador for Peace” by United Peace Federation, New York
7. Our work got filmed in CNN New York in “Women Empowerment amid Gender Discrimination” as one of the best performers in India
8. Our work in Innovative Irrigation Technology for Social Change got awarded in World Bank’s India Development Market Place 2007
9. Our work and leadership got selected as one of the “Best Innovating Mind Work” by Aga Khan Foundation in 2006
10. “Change Makers of India” selection by Noble laureate IPCC General Secretary, Dr. R K Pachauri & Financial Express Group.
11. Selection as Young Leader on water by USEFI for India and then US dept of state for South East Asia.

Scholarships/Fellowship
Innovator has been awarded Commonwealth-London scholarship, WSSCC-Netherlands scholarship, TREE-Berlin scholarships, SEAPCP-Malaysia scholarships and KOMAS-Malaysia fellowship (to name a few).