Manthan Award
Manthan Award
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Awarded forOutstanding contributions in digital content creation
Date2004-10-10 (2004-10-10)
Presented byDigital Empowerment Foundation

The Manthan Award is an annual award for South Asia given in recognition of exceptional digital content creation.[1][2] Nominations are accepted from the public and multiple awards are given in many categories. In some cases awards are given for content creation tools such as Azhagi, a component enabling text entry in Indic scripts.

The award is issued by the Digital Empowerment Foundation and was partly inspired by the World Summit Award. It was created 10 October 2004[3] originally restricted to India but in 2008 was expanded to include other South Asian nations.[2]

In 2011 The Hindu referred to the Manthan Award as "one of South Asia's biggest events in information and communications technology for development initiatives."[4]







  1. ^ Hirwade, Mangala Anil (2010), "Manthan Digital Inclusion Award: Status Quo India", SRELS Journal of Information Management, Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, 47 (3): 249, ISSN 0972-2467, OCLC 44460516, retrieved
  2. ^ a b Manzar, Osama; Kazi, Syed S. (2009-07-30), Akhtar, Shahid; Arinto, Patricia, eds., "India", Digital Review Of Asia Pacific 2009-2010, New Delhi: SAGE Publications, p. 195, ISBN 8132100840, OCLC 79419082, retrieved
  3. ^ About Us, Manthan Award, archived from the original on 2010-09-25, retrieved
  4. ^ "Akshaya wins Manthan award", The Hindu, 2011-01-01, retrieved
  5. ^ Manthan Award 2007 Winners list Archived 2012-11-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ a b c d Winner 2015, Manthan, retrieved
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  8. ^ " (FII) Wins Manthan Award 2015 That Recognizes ICT Social Innovations". Feminism in India. 2015-12-06. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Winner 2015". Retrieved .

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