Tejaswini Sanstha selected her for the commendable work done in empowering the girl children in the field of education.
Sister Marisa was presented with a citation, memento, bouquet and a book on the life of Phule.
Pune:The prestigious Kranti Jyoti, Savitribai Phule Award was presented to Apostolic Carmel Sister Marisa, considering her outstanding contribution for education and welfare of students, especially of girl children in Maharashtra.
Sister Marisa, principal of Mount Carmel convent school Lullanagar in was awarded at a function in Aannabhau Sathe, Sanskritik Bhavan in Pune on August 19.
Tejaswini Sanstha selected for her the commendable work done in empowering the girl children in the field of education.
The award perpetuates the name of great social reformer of Maharashtra Savitibai Phule, who worked tirelessly to make every girl child stand on her own with dignity in the male dominated Indian society.
The award committee commented the nun has always walked in the footsteps of Venerable Mother Veronica, foundress of the Apostolic Carmel Congregation, but achieved the social goals of Phule.
Sister Marisa was presented with a citation, memento, bouquet and a book in Marathi on the life of Phule by chief guest Sulabha Ternekar.
The catholic nun attributed her achievements God and thanked those who chose her for the award.