Leading Marathi portal Maayboli.com (http://www.maayboli.com) was recognized with special BMM achievement award to honor its services for the Marathi community in North America and Maharashtra. BMM (Brihan Maharashtra Mandal) is the apex body of all Marathi community in North America. Dr. Narendra Jadhav, Vice Chancellor of the University Of Pune presented this award to Mr. Sameer Sarvate, CFO, Maayboli Inc, during BMM convention, held at Seattle.
Started on 16 Sept, 1996, Maayboli.com is the oldest Marathi portal existing today targetting 70 million Marathi speaking population worldwide. Founded as personal website by Mr Ajay Gallewale and Mrs Bhavana Gallewale, it has grown to more than 84,000 pages of content and receives more than 100,000 visits per month. In the last 10 years maayboli.com has been pioneer in many innovative features and services. Features such as First online Marathi greetings, 24X7 continuously running antakshari for 10 years, First online Marathi Novel, first online community in Marathi: hitguj, online shopping: kharedi, diwali ank, online ganapati festival, free classifieds for Marathi business : jahirati are still very popular on Maayboli.
Members of Maayboli community come together both online as well as periodic offline get together. They have participated in social causes helping community as well as been instrumental in spreading the word about many non profit organizations.
This success can be attributed to hundreds of volunteers who have expressed their love for Marathi language and culture on maayboli.com through various committees such as programming, welcoming. Publishing, moderating and event planning
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