New Delhi:9/3/18; Women from Odisha have been breaking the glass ceiling and carving a niche for themselves in fields of their interest. Sabarmatee Tiki, a scholar and conservationist, is a crusader in her own right.
The founder of Sambhav, an NGO that runs organic and training farms near Bhubaneswar, she was conferred with ‘Nari Shakti Award’ yesterday. She received the award from the President of India, Ramnath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, on International Women’ Day.
Besides her, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, felicitated 38 other women and institutions to celebrate and acknowledge their efforts towards the cause of women empowerment. On that occasion, the awardees, including Sabarmatee, spoke about their fight for a cause.
In her speech, she said women play a vital role in shaping and structuring the nation. “Women are strong, bold and patient at the same time,” she added.