The Sunday Standard hosted the 11th edition of the Devi Awards in Mumbai on November 13, 2017. This was the first time that the Awards travelled to Maharashtra. Twelve women achievers, from diverse fields, were selected from across the state for the Awards, which were presented by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. In his address, Fadnavis praised the Devi initiative for the public recognition of women's efforts around the country and the role it was playing in bringing about gender equity in society.
Our winners have been chosen through a rating process conducted by the senior editorial team of The Sunday Standard and an independent jury, using transparent methodology. The rating process runs true to the Group motto of 'Favour None, Fear None'.