Arunachal Pradesh : Entrepreneur – Tage Rita Nominated As Panelist For Upcoming ‘Woman Impact Summit (WIS)’ 

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The distinguished entrepreneur hailing from Arunachal Pradesh – Tage Rita Takhe, has been nominated by the US Consulate Office Kolkata to be a panelist at the upcoming ‘Woman Impact Summit (WIS)’ scheduled to be held from November 7-11, 2022.

Hosted by Spain’s AWE-implementing partner – Heroikka, this forum aims to give visibility and access to women from across the globe without discrimination of origin or identity.

Taking to Twitter, the Arunachal Chief Minister – Pema Khandu congratulated the entrepreneur for the feat. “Congratulations to Smt Tage Rita Ji on being nominated by @USAndKolkata to be a panelist at the upcoming ‘Women Impact Summit’ hosted by Spain’s AWE. It is a matter of pride for the state. Keep inspiring! My best wishes!” – he wrote.

The founder of the first-ever pure & organic kiwi wine in India – Naara Aaba, Takhe aspires to revitalize the local farming community by sourcing its crop and maintaining the nutritional value of exotic fruits.

Hailing from the lush green valley of Ziro, Takhe is best known as ‘India’s first kiwi wine brewer’. In 2018, Takhe was honored with the ‘Women Transforming India Awards’.

She was recently nominated for the coveted ‘US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership’. Takhe attained the ‘Women Transforming India Awards’ organized by the United Nations (UN) and the apex public policy think tank of the Government of India – NITI Aayog, for her exemplary contribution towards promoting exotic fruits of Arunachal Pradesh & generating sustainable livelihood for the local populace.

Takhe was recently adjudged with the prestigious ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar Awards’ for her outstanding contributions towards women empowerment, particularly towards vulnerable and marginalized women.

It is worth noting that Takhe worked as an engineer with the Arunachal Pradesh Rural Works Department for 17 years before turning entrepreneur in 2017 with Lambu Subu Food and Beverages.

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