Awards and Achievements


ALEAP has various milestones on the road travelled all along. The most recent achievement is winning the state level FIRST PRIZE award for Responsible India BMO’S organized by Foundation for MSME clusters under the European Union Project, March 17th, 2015.

ALEAP is the first organization in India , got the Certificate of Accreditation with Gold Grade from National Accreditation Board for Educational Training (NABET) , The Quality Council of India (QCI) and Ministry of MSME , Govt. of India & GIZ, Germany in March 2015.

ALEAP is pleased to announced that it has been selected as regional finalist in India NGO Awards 2012. India NGO Awards is a national Competition that aims to celebrate and award the best non-governmental Organization by showcasing examples of Best Practices and successful resource mobilization. It aims at rewarding those Organizations that have demonstrated best practices in financial management, governance and impact in the community. The Award Ceremony took place in 17th August 2012 at Silver Oaks, India Habitat centre, New Delhi. Aleap’s president Mrs K Rama Devi was called upon to participate in the final selection. The India NGO Awards happens to be a joint venture between the Resource Alliance and Rockefeller foundation. Organizations are evaluated on the basis of effective utilization of resources, transparency and accountability and the impact of their work in bringing about tangible benefits to its target communities.

Smt. B.Vijayalakshmi is the recipient of National award for outstanding efforts in entrepreneurship in manufacturing by MSME. She received Award from Honourable Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India MSME National Award for the year 2010. Special Recognition – National Award – 2010 for (Entrepreneurship).

We are proud to say that GITAM school of International Business conferred Honorary Fellowship to our President, K.Rama Devi, on their 2nd Graduation Day on 21st August 2011 at GITAM University, for her invaluable contribution to women empowerment, and her commendable Leadership, in nurturing women entrepreneurs. We welcome each member to be a part of this economic development process to enable us to have income generation activity.


Best Implementing Agency Award:

ALEAP has got best implementing agency award from Ministry of textiles, Govt of India in August 2015.

Prime Minister's Task Force:

Mrs K. Rama Devi, President of ALEAP was nominated in the Prime Minister's Task Force for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

MOU with Government of Maldives:

ALEAP entered MOU with Government of Maldives in 2008 to impart training for Maldivians in Fashion Designing and Jute Accessories.

MOU with VDU:

VDU is the oldest women entrepreneurial association in Germany. ALEAP entered an MOU with VDU on 28 th Feb 2012, for bilateral cooperation, technology transfer and sharing best practices. The meeting with the 60 member delegation of women entrepreneurs from Germany was very fruitful and concluded in a memorandum of understanding being signed by ALEAP with VDU. The VDU-ALEAP MOU supported facilitation of services for better trade exchanges, technology transfers and capacity building. ALEAP was offered membership to the international desk of VDU.

Training for Trainers in Johannesburg:

The training sessions focused on the enhancement of the trainer’s soft skills and combined interactive group work and hands-on exercises on communication skills as well as group facilitation and moderation.

CHANCE Workshop “SCWEC'' Brand Building:

For Handicrafts and Agro-products-Regional Cooperation through Exchange of Information and Skills 9th -11th March 2010 was organized in Khatmandu, Nepal

CHANCE workshops on “Harnessing the power of the Internet”:

It was organized on 13th -14th March 2010, Hyderabad. The focus of this workshop was to inform participants on how to professionalize their operations through the use of the internet.

Workshop on “Brand Building”:

9th – 11th March 2010. Delegation of women entrepreneurs were received by Nepal President. Delegates from India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Srilanka and Nepal reported on their exemplary cooperation within the SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneurs Council (SCWEC).

CHANCE Network Meeting at North Rhine-Westphalian Business women's Convention 2010:

It took place on 17th April 2010. The workshop focussed on "how business women associations initiate changes in society" and the joint development of solutions. It aims to establish new cross cultural contacts and to facilitate mutual learning and the exchange of good practice.

CHANCE Workshop on “Product Quality Management & International Certifications for Businesswomen”:

It was held in Chennai on 17th August 2010.

CHANCE Workshop on “Echo-Industrial Parks for Businesswomen “:

It took place in Hyderabad, on 19th – 21st August, 2010. It was an outcome of the Course on "Cluster Development" conducted at the CHANCE Winter School. Issues like how to set up and manage an echo industrial park were discussed here.

International Business Women Forum in Berlin 24th - 28th November 2010:

It highlighted the role of BWA's in supporting women entrepreneurs and lobbying for their interests worldwide. The workshop focussed on: Dynamics of family Business, Communication Skills and inter cultural training.

SCWEC Green Business Summit and Round table Conference:

IT took place on 27th - 29th November 2010. It aimed at promoting green businesses and innovative enterprises by the women entrepreneurs of the SAARC countries.

Training, Supporting small business start up and Development:

It was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 10th -13th May 2011: It was the first workshop of the planned support to enhance service delivery by BWA's in SA. The training covered the following topic: registering your Business, HR management for SME's, financial management for SME's etc.

SCWEC Workshop on marketing outlets & Exposure tour:

Dhaka, 4th -6th July 2011. The aim of the workshop is to provide inputs to SCWEC on the setting up of their proposed marketing outlets in each country. The experience of the Nepal Crafts village was taken as an example and the modalities and challenges of setting up marketing outlets in other countries were discussed.

Workshop on “ValueLinks – Sustainable Value chain promotion for SAARC Businesswomen”:

The highlights of the workshop are the value chain concepts in terms of internet marketing. The workshop discussed a practical example through a site visit.

CHANCE Round table Workshop 24th October 2012, Pretoria:

Since 2012 is the final year of the CHANCE program, it is time to take a look of the activities undertaken from 2009 and reflect on the results of the project. A Round Table workshop took place in Pretoria, South Africa to facilitate exchange of experiences. This one day session presents an opportunity to consolidate key insights gained, to highlight lessons learnt: innovative practices were developed to generate ideas on how to sustain and replicate good practices developed as part of the CHANCE program.

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