Devneta scored the winner in the 73rd minute which proved to be the difference between the two teams in a closely contested encounter.
In the 15th minute, Devneta failed to tap home from close range after a cross from the left flank found her in perfect position.
Back-to-back chances for Balamurugan failed to see the light the day as the Indian women upped the ante.
In the 24th minute, Bala's shot from inside the 18-yard box missed the target and her powerful nod in the 27th minute went over the horizontal.
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