Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar 2011
Smt. Rashmi Bharti, Founder and Chairperson
Kumaon Earthcraft Self-Reliant Cooperative (KEC) Ltd.
For her outstanding contribution towards Rural Entrepreneurship

Mahindra Rise: Spark the Rise
Round Two Winner – AVANI: Caring for the Earth

The Times of India – Amazing Indians
Spark the Rise – Rajnish Jain
“A tiny spark of inspiration often marks the beginning of a big idea that ignites a revolution. This category features incredible stories from Mahindra’s ‘SPARK THE RISE CAMPAIGN’ – a platform that propels innovation and entrepreneurship.”

Wantrapreneur 2011
Business plan competition for social entrepreneurs
This is to certify that Avani is the winner of “Wantrapreneur 2011” under the Start-up category
UNCONVENTION – Where path breakers meet path makers

Energy Conservation Award 2011
Awarded by the Government of Uttarakhand
Ministry of Power, Gol
This is to certify that Avani, Tripuradevi, Pithoragarh has been awarded the special prize under the category of ‘Non-Government Organization’ for the outstanding achievement in Energy Conservation for the year 2011