IGNITE 2009 National award: Awarded II prize in the IGNITE 2009 - National award by the National Innovation Foundation at IIM Ahmedabad on 30/11/2009. This prestigious prize was given away by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. This was the 5th occasion she ismeeting/ receiving award from Dr. Kalam. Earlier she met Dr. Kalam at Rastrapathy Bhavan, New Delhi (23/08/2005), at 93rd Indian Science Congress, Hyderabad(08/01/2006), during his Kayakumari Visit on Nov 2006, World Toilet Summit, New Delhi(31/10/2007)