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Meet the Astounding Groundbreakers to be Honoured By The President Ramnath Kovind Today as "First Ladies"

Saturday - January 20, 2018 12:28 pm , Category : WTN SPECIAL
The leading Ladies Who paw the path setting stepping stones, First Ladies
The leading Ladies Who paw the path setting stepping stones, First Ladies


By Jaya Khare

The leading Ladies Who paw the path setting stepping stones, First Ladies is an honour to the Indian women first in their fields ever. The Ministry of Women and Child Development, The Government of India, is set to honour the First Ladies in a revolutionary manner to promote and uplift the woman status in India. Pawing the path toward equality for women the first ladies is a program and a platform to felicitate women who have achieved milestones and are declared as ‘firsts’ in their respective fields with them to inspire the other females with the tagline  #ICanSoCanYou. The ceremony of  felicitation is set to take place today at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

 
The women in their respective fields, who roots movement of women running for office nationwide, call it payback or a revolution or a pink wave inspired by the women who were the first in their fields, it’s time to bring in focus towards the women development. This moment is an unprecedented surge for the first time that the Government of India has come up to hold an initiative to felicitate women. 

112 Women Achievers who were First in their Fields will be Commemorated as #FirstLadies today in the ceremony hosted by the President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 
Here are the few of the groundbreakers. Have a Look!


 
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Deepa Malik is the pioneering women among the FL's in recognition of her efforts towards the betterment of para-sports being India's first female to won medal in the Paralympics.

 
 

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Alisha Abdullah an Indian racing driver. She is the country's first female national racing champion.



 

Tanvi Shah, Image Credit ; Twitter!
Tanvi Shah who is the first Indian who won the Grammy for her Spanish lyrics for Jai ho from the Movie Slumdog millionaire. Ms Shah is also set to compare the event as well.



 

 
Manju Yadav who worked as the coolie, broke the barrier of Ghoonghat Prathat after the death of her husband as she took the profession of porter which a female never did before.  



 
Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh, the first women pilots in the Indian Air Force. The Trio Officers were commissioned as flying officers in July 2016.



 

Dr Bharti, Image Credit Facebook
 
Dr Bharati Lavekar, moved by the sufferings of the ladies who were unable to afford or get access to sanitary napkins, The First Lady,  Dr Bharati Lavekar set up India’s first digital sanitary pad bank in the year 2017.



 

Ms Chhavi Rajawat, Image Credit Facebook!
 
Chhavi Rajawat the first Lady Sarpanch with an MBA who decided to get into the development work for her village and is working to bring clean drinking water, solar power, good roads, toilets and bank. 



 

Ms Ira Singhal, Image Credit Facebook
 
Ira Singhal, the very first Divyang woman to top the civil services in the year 2014.




 
Praveena Solomon is that brave first Lady who put a full stop to the stereotype thinking that women cannot perform the jobs that might traumatise them. Praveena is a crematorium manager for Chennai’s oldest and busiest cremation ground. 



 
Punita Arora, the first  Lieutenant General of India. Lt. Punita Arora is the first woman who dons to the second highest rank in India. Lieutenant General of Indian Armed Forces Ms Punita is also the first female Vice-admiral of the Indian Navy. 



 

Ms Priya image source, peptruf!
Priya Jhingan is the first woman to join the Indian Army. 
 



 
Captain Radhika Menon is the first female merchant navy captain. Cap. Radhika is also the recipient of the award by the International Maritime Organisation- IMO, for her bravery in the Bay Of Bengal sea zone in the year 2015, when she rescued seven fishers from the sinking fishing boat. 


 
 
 
 
 
 





 
Ms Harshini is the First Indian female Firefighter.  



 

Ms Shatbi Basu,  Image Credits: STIR Academy.
 
Shatbi Basu, the first lady to take the profession of a bartender. Ms Shatbhi runs her professional bartending academy called STIR and has also hosted a television show on mixology. 



 
Aditi Pant, the first lady from India to go to Antarctica. Source.Aditi Pant, the first lady from India to go to Antarctica. 



 

 
Seema Rao, the first lady in India to become a Commando. Ms Seema is a 7th-degree black belt holder in military martial arts, Seema Rao is India’s only female commando trainer. 



 

 
Sunalini Menon, the first lady in India. Sunalini Menon is Asia’s first woman professional in the field of coffee tasting. She joined the Coffee Board of India in 1972.She worked with the board for 24 years before she opted for voluntary retirement, and later launched her consultancy, Coffeelab limited, in Bangalore, India.
 



Ms PankajImage credit Twitter!
Master Chef, Pankaj Bhadouria. Ms Bhadouria was the winner of the first season of Indian cookery contest, 'Master Chef India". Pankaj was a school teacher by profession who quit her job to participate in the first season of MasterChef India. She has hosted the TV shows Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka (StarPlus), Kifayati Kitchen (Zee Khana Khazana). - Window To News


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Tum Chali, Tum Ladi, Tum Aage Badhi, A Pink Wave, The President to Facilitate 112 '#FirstLadies' in a Revolutionary manner!!

 
 
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