OmniKan gets award for helping rural farmers with technology

OmniActive Health Technologies’ subsidiary OmniKan Earth Science, was just notified that it has been honoured with the Rural Innovation Award from Sahaj e-Village, for its previous year’s work in deploying technology and software to support and uplift farmers

The award is given to companies in recognition of their innovation ideas that have made a sustained impact on the quality of lives and contributed to the development of people, society or industry in rural parts of India through technology.

'OmniKan has further solidified OmniActive’s position as a reliable and quality source of lutein from marigold for human consumption made under food-grade standards through a vertically integrated process,' said Sanjaya Mariwala, Managing Director of OmniActive Health Technologies. 'While doing so, it has also allowed us to realise our vision of operating with social stewardship and sustainability for the betterment of the environment and future generations.'

Since its official inception in February 2012, OmniKan Earth Sciences’ operations not only facilitated the production of premium lutein using high quality marigold flowers for the human nutrition industry, but also benefited the lives of more than 10,000 local farmers and over 30,000 agricultural workers.