Tru Reality Design Competition Cash Prize Winner 2020

Tisser’s foray in the interior design Industry has already start to bear fruits and The Kekarav Project, a slice of nature, was awarded. It was done keeping in mind the sustainability and the natural surroundings aspect.

Tisser’s design was one of the top six in the competition. The customer Experience Centre integrates the culturally rich, artistic legacy of India in its exclusive spaces. The success of this award is shared with our architect partners Grace in Art Works Pvt LTD and Unit 93 for putting our vision to work..

A combined experience of contemporary service and Indian ethnicity which everyone can relate to, thus became a reality

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Winner of South Asia for ‘IT Innovation’

‘𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 & 𝐎𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡’ category for #eNGOChallenge Awards.

Tisser India uses IT as a game changer. We won in the category of ‘Entrepreneurship & Outreach category for #eNGOChallenge awards at Delhi.

eNGo challenge 2019 aims to recognize and organizations that have exceptional work that has brought change in communities using the new age tools. With our women in rural clusters who we are working for and the products for the wider audience that our artisans are creating, the challenge of connecting and scaling is only met through a promising IT. This breakthrough means a lot to the team.

Location : Eros Hotel, Nehru Place, New Delhi

‘Action for India Best Indian Social Enterprise’ Award

In Indian School of Business, Hyderabad was conducted the ‘AFI’ Awards. The jury of the awards comprise of sector champions, Industry Leaders, change makers, academicians, thought leaders and social impact investors who evaluated over 300 applications to arrive at a cohort of Social Entrepreneur.

Tisser India is so grateful to receive this award which recognises the commitment and impact at the bottom of pyramid achieved by the means of innovative products, services, market approach and the skill to scale the business.

Location : India School of Business, Hyderabad

Rani Laxmi Bai Bhushan Puraskar

On 15th October International Rural Women Day 2019.

In Mumbai, on 15 October, which marks as the International Rural Women Day, we received the Rani Laxmi Bai Bhushan Puraskar. We would like to credit and dedicate this award to our women artisans who worked so incredibly hard every day and are levelling up in creating opportunities for themselves.

The award boosts the morale of every women in Tisser India’s team who are brave, fighters and born entrepreneurs.

Location : Mumbai

Priyadarshani Award for Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs

Federation of Indian Women entrepreneurs (FIWE) is dedicated to foster the economic empowerment of women, who have achieved a milestone in their respective field at work.

Tisser India was delighted to be one amongst the hundred women led teams to have received this prestigious award, an important feat for outstanding achievers in their countries.

The award was given as an incentive towards the promotion and success of small-scale entrepreneurs in India as well as from SAARC countries. It also recognized the development work initiated by different non-governmental organizations.

Location : New Dehli

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Impact award at NAFW, Seattle 2019

Tisser India won the Impact award at NAFW, 2019 While it was in incredible feat achieved by the team it recognises and honours our excellence in fashion for social and environmental impact.

The stunning pencil shaped trophy which was carved out of Old Burma teak wood, repurposed from a century from and architectural structure found its way back to India! We were graced further by their kinds words of encouragement.

“Tisser has been launched so that the loom and craft industry remains not only bulwark of our historical legacy but transforms into an enterprising fortune of artisans besides current trade and future commerce. The contributions that Tisser has made in that direction are commendable!” – NAFW

Location : Seattle , USA

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Times She UnLTD. Entrepreneur Awards 2019

Presenting the Mumbai winners of the Times She UnLTD Entrepreneur Awards 2019

Emerging winners from Mumbai, Tisser India won the She UnLTD entrepreneur awards for the year 2019.

This award is very unique to the fulfilment of vision of Tisser India, it salutes the women who have not just ventured out to work but who have braved to start a business on their own. Its not easy to break away from the corporate corridors and create an opportunity for themselves with strength, determination and most of all, courage.

This award is dedicated to not just the women in our core team but each women artisan who have embarked on the journey of sustaining their livelihood.

Location : Mumbai

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Maharashtra Startup Week January 2019 

Certificate of Excellence

Another feather in our cap.

This recognition was not just another feather in the cap, a lot more than that. Our social initiatives, innovative products and team efforts have won us an award and opportunity to work with Government of Maharashtra to support artisans / Self-help groups from Maharashtra.

From 1600 startups across the country we were listed in the top 100 and then in top 24 selected startup. While it was a tough competition it was duly rewarded.  During the week-long event 100 shortlisted startups from each sector made their pitch to the panel, and the best 24 received work orders of upto INR 15 lakhs from the Maharashtra State Innovation Society to pilot their solutions within the state and demonstrate the proof of concept.  As a
team, we were elated with the results.

Subsequently, we recieved handholding support in terms of access to the government machinery and mentoring from its institutional partners for a period of up to 12 months to deploy their solutions on the grassroots. The incentive of your state government in your pursuit of social endeavour is encouraging.

Location : Mumbai

Manthan Award – Digital Inclusion for Development


When Tisser India cam with an app, which enables rural artisans to showcase their craft to the urban buyer at the click of a button, we did not forsee the amazing response and encouragement it would reap.

Tisser Mobile App was finalised by the Manthan awards 2016.

Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative to discover, recognise and honour the BEST use of ICT and digital tools for developmental purposes. The Award is less about technology and digital media but more about the right use of digital and technological tools to empower people. We are honoured to be found ground breaking and worthy of a recognition as
affirming to our hardwork.


Start up India Rocks – Top 25 Start ups


Startup India Rocks is a global startup competition where companies from over 20 cities compete to win the prize, funding, mentor and meaningful networks with the corporates.

Tisser Rural handicrafts was selected one amongst the top 20 startups in the competition. As a winner of a participating city we were not only evaluated by the global jury and got international exposure to over a hundred investors on the site. This ambitious listing was just as rewarding as the process of contesting and learning from the best start-ups from the

LOCATION: Bangalore

Indira Gandhi Memorial Award : Priyadarshini

APRIL 2016

The Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Awards is an award by the All India National Unity Conference to individuals for their outstanding services, achievement and contributions to promote national Unity, Integration, brotherhood and oneness.

We were honoured to be awarded the esteemed Indira Gandhi Memorial Award. This is one of the most prominent awards in the country which lauds compassionate leadership that brings impact and inclusive growth of the citizen of the country.

This award recognises those individuals who have excelled and made a positive and transformative difference in their respective fields of interest and work. Among the others who received the award were the International athlete Ms. Kavita Raut, first Woman editor of the Marathi daily Punyanagri Ms. Rahi Bhide, Ms. Juhi Chawla, Mr. Nawazuddin Siddique, Industrialist Megha Phansalkar and author Kavita Mahajan.


Shakti Achievement Award at 11th National Women Excellence Award 2018 on the 25th November


In Indian Incubation Centre of New Delhi, we were awarded Shakti achievement Award at the 11th National Women Excellence Award.

It’s an annual award given by the Ministry of Women and Child development of Government of India to Individual women or institution who work towards the cause of women empowerment.

We are honoured to have received this award and to have been in the presence of powerful people that work towards bringing the best foot forward and grow from strength to strength.



Women Power Summit & Awards 2021 2021


Women Power Summit & Awards 2021 aims to understand and address the day-to-day problems faced by women who are looking forward to a career as a successful entrepreneur. It also acts as a platform to celebrate excellence in various fields by women entrepreneurs who have made a significant mark thereby recognizing their contribution to the entrepreneurship ecosystem through 45+ different awards categories
and sectors across the industry spectrum. The Awards are distinctly curated in honour of exemplary contribution and in an effort to celebrate excellence and recognize thought-leadership thereby setting a benchmark through a stringent process of selection by the elite jury committee ensuring transparency and fairplay.


Bluehost India WordPress Creators Awards 2021


Tisser Artisans Trust got award for website from Bluehost India.

A few words from our founder Dr Megha Phansalkar for receiving WordPress Creator Awards from Bluehost India



Digital Empowerment Foundation Winner Tisser Artisans Trust