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  1. Panvel Ratna Puraskar, December 2005 - awarded to the Centre by the Karnala Sports Academy.
  2. National Excellence Award, 2005 - in recognition for 'Excellence in the field of khadi and village industries' by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (Ministry of Small Scale Industries and Agro & Rural Industries, Government of India.
  3. Vasantarao Naik( Samayik) Puraskar 2005 - given by the Vasantrao Krishi Samshodak and Gramin Vikas Pratisthan for the Centre's work in the areas of organic farming, ten guntha prayog and vermiculture benefiting adivasis and small holders of land.
  4. Ashok Gondhia Award, 2004 - bestowed by the Young Men Gandhian Association, Rajkot.
  5. Adivasi Sevak Puraskar 1996-97 - given to Shri Madhu Patil, Social Worker, YMC, by the Maharashtra Government for his exemplary contribution to adivasi welfare.
  6. We the Peoples: 50 Communities Award, 1995 - an acknowledgement of YMC's contribution towards 'Creating Common Unity' by the Friends of the United Nations, a non-governmental organisation in New York. The award was a citizens initiative in honour of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations in 1995.
  7. Adivasi Sevak Sanstha Sevak Puraskar 1988-89 - by the Government of Maharashtra, for the work of the Centre in adivasi welfare development.
  8. The IMC Award, 1976 - given by the Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai for the work in rural development.


Shri. Chandraji Ranavde, who visited the web-site of Yusuf Meherally Centre has this to say about the work of the Centre: