Title: The women-power of Mysuru and ‘Mysuru Mahila Ratna Puraskara’ awardees launched ‘We Mill’ products to commemorate International Women’s Day
To commemorate International Women’s Day, Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM), in association with Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt Ltd., presented the ‘Mysuru Mahila Ratna Puraskara’ to six women achievers to recognize their contribution in their respective fields and awardees launched `We Mill' products on the event.
What: To commemorate International Women’s Day, Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM), in association with Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt Ltd., presented the ‘Mysuru Mahila Ratna Puraskara’ to six women achievers to recognize their contribution in their respective fields.
Adding value to the event, the women achievers along with our 14 We Mill Women and Chief Guest Smt K. Lalitha G.T.Devegowda, President, Karnataka State Cooperative Credit Societies Federation Ltd (KSCCF), GRAAM’s Executive Director, Dr. Basavaraju R Shreshtha, Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt Ltd’s Managing Director, Mr. Harsha Adya, Dr Usha Dharmaraj, Senior Technical Officer, Department of Grain Sciences and Technology, CSIR-CFTRI and Dr Sathyendra Rao B V, Chief Scientist, Technology Transfer & Business Development, CSIR-CFTRI launched the ‘We Mill’ products.
When: The event took place on March 15, 2022 Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt Ltd’s Koorgally campus.
Who: The Mysuru women achievers who received the ‘Mahila Ratna Puraskara’ included, Smt. P. Bhramarambha Maheshwari (Veda and Sanskruthi), First women priest of the country and founder of Ishavyasa Veda Nada Kendra, Mysuru; Ms. Sangeetha (Art), Art teacher, Government High School, G B Sargur; Mrs. Rachana Mahesh(Education), Managing Director – Edukare ITES, No-1 Computer Training & Placement Institution; Savitha Mallappa (entrepreneurship), CEO at rProcess, Mysuru; Mrs. Sumana M N, (Social Worker), Activist and Advocate, Shakthidhama Women Rehabilitation Center and Ms Veena M (sports), Kreeda Ratna Award Winners for "Kho Kho", International Kho Kho player received the award.
What is We Mill: ‘We Mill’ is a social business initiative undertaken by Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM) with a corporate partner - Wuerth Elektronik India Private Limited and CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) for the necessary technical supporter - with rural wealth creation at the helm of the initiative.
“For We Mill you are an impact investor impacting the lives of first-generation rural women social entrepreneurs. The raw materials are sourced from the local farmers and prepared by the mothers of Bilikere village to strengthen the rural economy. The products are made using CSIR-CFTRI technology with the health first and business next motto. While you are impacting the health and well-being of your loved ones, you are also contributing to the creation of ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’”, says GRAAM Executive Director Dr Basavaraju R Shreshta.
A Box of Health: The healthy range of Ragi-based products include We Mill Ragi Mudde (a 5-minute Mudde premix), We Mill Ragi ‘Malt n Shake,’ We Mill Shishuposhan (Stages I, II, and III), We Mill Ragi Flour and We Mill Ragi Premium Flour.