Awards

  • Best Performance Award by NABARD – 2001, 2004 and 2005
  • Incentives & Accreditations from RMK & FWWB for prompt repayment of loans
  • Manimegalai Award to 20 BWDA facilitated SHGs by State Govt. of Tamil Nadu in 2007-08
  • Exceptional Performance Award from LIC of India – 4352 poor SHG members, bullock-carters and staff were covered with Rs.17,92,52,000 sum assurance.
  • ISO 9001: 2008 Certification to BWDA promoted BWDA Finance Limited (BFL)
  • Micro finance Process Excellence Award (MPEA) by Planet Finance
  • BWDA enrolled as ‘NGO Partner Member’ with the Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals, New Delhi, in July 2008.
  • National Environmental Awareness Award on 22nd August 2008 by the Khadi & Village Industries Development Agency of India, New Delhi, in association with the Indian Institute of Ecology & Environment, New Delhi, for outstanding contribution towards environmental awareness and promotion.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award by National Integration & Economic Council, New Delhi.
  • Master of Achievement – Gold Star Millennium Award by National Integrity Cultural Academy-State Human Rights Vigilance Organization” in August 2009 for Dr.Thambi’s outstanding contribution for the empowerment of the poor and the vulnerable sections of the society.
  • Bharatha Ratna Dr.M.G.R.Award 2010 by National Integrity Cultural Academy, A.S.Media Vision, Chennai.
  • Doctor of Honours (Social Work) was awarded to Dr. Thambi by the Open International   University for Complimentary Medicine,   Sri Lanka, in recognition of his services for uplifting the poor.
  • Annai Therasa Award conferred by Dr.Ambedcar Iyakkam to Dr. Thambi
  • Ambedkar Award by Dr.Ambedcar Iyakkam, Tamil Nadu to Dr. Thambi.
  • Financial Inclusion Award – 2011 by Skoch Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Gurgoan.
  • Kamarajar Award 2012 by Thamizhalayam Trust, Nagercoil.