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Lokmat Sarpanch Awards

Lokmat Sarpanch Awards is an initiative from Lokmat, which has given fame and recognition to the person who is directly responsible for the growth and prosperity of Maharashtra’s villages – The Sarpanch. Lokmat Sarpanch Awards is an effort to reach out to the thousands of Sarpanch’s across Maharashtra and recognize and reward those who have truly done a commendable job and helped make these local village progress and prosper. Spread across 18 districts and 20,000+ Gram Panchayat’s in Maharashtra, Lokmat Sarpanch Awards is the most comprehensive outreach initiative to recognize and award the efforts of the Sarpanch.

Lokmat Sarpanch Awards was met with a tremendous response with close to 5931 Sarpanch registering for this initiative. The 18 district awards were well attended with more than 500 sarpanch in each of the 18 district awards.

The occasion was graced with various ministers and policy makers like Mr. Rao Saheb Danwe (BJP State Head, Maharashtra), Mr. Sunil Tatkare (NCP State Head, Maharashtra), Mr. Jay Kumar Rawal (Tourism Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra), Mrs Pankaja Munde (Minister of Rural Development Women and Child Welfare, Government of Maharashtra) and others.