About Us

The Manthan Award is an Indian initiative by Digital Empowerment Foundation, India and PlaNet Finance India to select and promote the best practices in e-Content and creativity in India. It involves representatives from each state and union territory of India and visualizes the bridging of digital divide and narrowing of the content gap as its overall goal.

Board Members

Osama Manzar
Chairman of the Board.
Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)

Shivendra Sharma
Country Head
PlaNet Finance India

Shankar Venkateswaran
Executive Director - India
American India Foundation

Madanmohan Rao
Research Director 
AMIC, Singapore

Rashid Kidwai, CEO 
Grasroots Trading Network (GTN) 

Honorary Board Member

Peter A. Bruck, Chairman, 
World Summit Award, Austria


Dhiraj Sinha, Project Manager
Indrani Sharma, Coordinator
Shahid Ahmad, Planning and Technology
S. Faizul Hasan, Web Administrator
Imroz Adeeb, Web Content Management 


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