Lifetime Achievement Award
1 Kirtidaben Shah Social Work
2 Ritaben Trivedi
3 Priyanshi Patel
5 Mrs. Ronita D’souza
6 Pervin Doctor Entrepreneur
7 Meenakshi Jay Ahuja
8 Dr. Gitija Saulja Literature
9 Vijayalakshmi J Art & Culture
10 Chaula Doshi
11 AMITA A DALAL
12 Dr. Mitali Navneet Nag
13 Sonal Majmudar
14 Sangeetha Ravindranath – Health
15 Dr.Ashish Kaur Chaudhary
16 Dr. Viral Janak Thakkar – Journalism
17 Ami Sharma – Corporate
18 Vibha Natraj
19 Meeta Trivedi – Divyang
20 Shaila Paresh Dharmik – Fashion
21 Purvi Trivedi – Occultism and spirituality
22 Bharti Verma
23 Meeta Jani – Young achiever
24 Aishwarya A Jain – LAW
25 Dipika Chavda
Shaila Dharmik , Physically Handicapped Woman (Divyang woman)
She is B.E. Electrical Engineer, Working as Group b Officer in BSNL in Vadodara, Gujarat.
She has done financial saving in BSNL on account of energy saving in Project work of
Rs. 1 Crore 71 Lakh.
She is Para national Cricketer ( wicket keeper) ,her team won two numbers national
tournament. This achievement is recognized by Divya Bhaskar News Paper (City Sport)of
Vadodara & Gujarat samachar Sandesh Newspaper .
She is State Para 10mtr Rifle shooter & won the 9 Gold medal & 1bronze medal.
She is doing social work for poor handicapped children for their education.
She has been honoured by Aadhi Aabadi Foundation,New Delhi , Young Enviromentalists
Program Trust at Pawai, Mumba, Divyang Ratna Award by Kalgi Foundation, Ahmedabad,
honoured by CMD,BSNL at Ahmedabad, by Sahyog Vikalang Vikas Trust at Mehsana,
She is active member of BSNL Telecom Women’s welfare association & associated
with activity like Swach Bharat Abhiyan, Visit to Multi Disability school & Training
Centre,Vadodara, Celebration of International Women’s Day, Environmental Awareness
Tree Plantation by Celebration of World Environmental day, Celebration of International
“My ability is stronger than my disability”
Ami Sharma is an independent Journalist, Writer, an Ideapreneur by profession and
working on social and development issues is her passion. Contributing more than one and
half decade in the field of multi-media journalism with agencies like ANI, Reuters, BBC,
CNN and many web portals across South Asia and national news channels, she has
covered Gujarat, Delhi, Rajasthan & Maharashtra extensively over this period of time
covering politics, business, social & development issues.
Dr Geetika Saluja is a multifaceted personality, An entrepreneur, Life and Work Skill
coach and Road To Safety Activist By Passion.
She is Director of CassaGroup, co-creator of Brand BOHO HOMES designs and
manufactures environment friendly home, garden furniture and architectural accents that
adorns elite houses and professional spaces of India and abroad. People-Process
management and development is her strength which is seen in her facilitation work as
Head Of Varmora Centre For Excellence And Director Of Porgrams and Developmen At
Institute Of Advanced Research Gandhinagar. In last 2 years she has connected with
20,000+ students and their mothers for wearing helmets as pillion riders and to obey
simple rules to keep oneself safe as pedestrians. She believes there is much more in her to
learn, share and increase her circle of influence and inspiration Bharti Verma, popularly known as Maa Divyam Shakti, who is the Founder, Facilitator and Director of Anannd Utsav , Her vision to spread happiness all around motivated her to learn alternative healing modalities to promote painless physical, mental and emotional healing.
She is an ocean of knowledge and compassion, working towards uplifting humanity and
empowering people everywhere.
Her vibrations can touch your life and elevate you to a different dimension.
The list of her accomplishments is endless, to name a few, She is a Meditation Facilitator,
Access Bars & Access Body Process Facilitator, SOP Practioner, Aura Analyst, Tibetan
Sound healer, Numerologist, Vaastu Expert, Tarot Counsellor, Crystal Therapist,
Graphologist, Aroma & Bach Flower Remedies Practioner. She integrates energy work and is a holistic healer.
Her focus is not only the inner space (one’s body, mind and soul) but also the outer space
where one dwells. With expertise of Mahavastu and Geo engineering, she does balancing
of inner and outer space with holistic approach.
Dr Kirtida Shah
Dr Kirtida Shah has made notable contributions for the conservation and spread of
Gujarati language as well as literature. As Professor and head, Gujarati Department,
Gujarati University she has guided as many as 12 lady research scholars. She is associated
with IIM as a Gujarati language consultant and other eminent institutions such as SPIPA,
Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Gujarati Adhyapak Sangh in various capacities. She has been
the Chief Coordinator of Indian Languages Corpora Initiatives (ILCI) –A Machine
Translation Project of Government of India and has initiated a program-Diploma in
Anchoring for the preservation of Gujarati narrative literature, culture and language.
Meenakshi Jay Ahuja
"Rays of Sun is a Jaipur based, Fashion and Craft social enterprise, associated with
NIMITTEKAM that aims at weaving the aspirations of its customers and amazing skills of
Pak Hindu Migrants and Local Artisans. Entered in apparel industry in 2018, we have been
able to carve a niche as a prominent manufacturer and exporter. This section of the
society though marginalized and oppressed, carries with them an age old craft of Hand
weaving and Embroidery, produces some of the finest garments in the country. Rays of
Sun aims at providing them with every opportunity to live and ‘create’ with dignity by
promoting their art".
Dr. Ashishkaur MDS gold medalist is at present working as assistant professor in AMC
Dental College khokhara Ahmedabad.She is in this profession since 25 years. Basically she
is hard working and determined person since childhood.she got married at Delhi but
unfortunately her husband was sizofrenic patient and she was not aware about. After the
birth of two children, elder daughter and younger son who is diagnosed as Thalassemia
major at the age of 10 months her husband divorced her as he was not ready to take
responsibility of compromised child. Dr. Ashish Kaur returned back to Ahmedabad with
her parents support and started her career with zero in her hand after losing nine Prime
years of the life. She bravely fought with each and every challenging issues of her struggle
full life. She started putting her 100% efforts in the profession in form of best clinician,
good educator in form of academician at Dental College, always tried to become humble
daughter as well as loving and responsible mother. With all these qualities she had a great
concern towards the society also and she started selfless service to society for Awareness of life threatening disease Thalassemia major. She initiated by arranging many camps and
saving lives of number of persons buy diagnosing as Thalassemia carrier. At the same time
to save the lives of children she is sincerely working in the field of blood donation camps.
Despite of uncountable hurdles in this male dominant society, she never got nervous but
putting full faith in God & determined towards social services she is working gor just
Overall she is being a single parent playing multitasking role as good doctor, teacher,
mother, a religious & spiritual lady and efficient social worker. Today she is blessed with one daughter who has completed her BDS and son who is also pursuing his graduation.
Her goal is to make our Nation Thalassemia free &she is always honest, ambititious &
enthusiastic towards her goal.
Dr Viral Janak Thakkar
Embryology course done from Chennai 2012
Worked as fertility counsellor for 8 yers at Planet women hospital ,Ahmedabad
Conducted so many lectures in different school n collages on various issues regarding
woman health since last 10 years
Conducted lectures in clubs n women groups on their physical n mental issues
Organised free camps in so many villages of gujrat. Recently Owning Own Hospital In
Gandhinagar Named HOPE FERTILITY CENTER.!!
Dr Mitali Nag is a well-qualified music maestro. She is Doctorate in Classical Vocal and
Shiksha Visharad in Dance. She is being teaching Music & Dance for 16 years now at
various Schools & institutions.
She runs her own Music & Dance academy with name of Brahm Swaranjali where
students are being prepared for degree courses of Visharad. As a professional singer she
has been performing in various stage shows, All India Radio, Doordarshan & Playback
singing for serials & movies. She also conducts various workshops for armature & budding singers to train them and provide them with opportunity on stage to perform with name of Bandish Club. She also visits Rajpath Club as a faculty for Music.
Currently she is heading Music & Dance department of a very reputed school
Dr.J. Vijayalakshmi has published three books . The first book is a novel-Quest for God
which deals with the philosophical notions of life, death and re-birth. The second book is a
research book based on postmodernism. The third is a collection of poems on the eternal
truth of God which was released at the Ahemdabad International Festival,2018. She has to
her credit more than 40 research papers in National and International seminars and
conferences. She has inspired many young writers through her work.
Mrs. Ronita D’souza /
Mrs. Ronita D’souza is a multifaceted personality Centre head for Little wings an
educationist and freelancer by profession, she believes in nurturing the children
holistically. She has bestowed 35 years to Early Childhood Education. Her principle is to
help a child recognize his strength and weaknesses, helping them to become a better
Sheer strength of mind and discipline, willingness to strive for education, enthusiastic
nature defines Mrs. Ronita D’souza. A person who is not just a teacher but an awakener.
Pervin Doctor having an experience of more than 25 years in English language training.
She is a Founder of PROSPECTS an education consultancy that caters needs of the students
who aspire to go abroad for education. Certified trainer from Trinity college examinations,
UK for communication skills. She is also a visiting faculty at CEPT for communicative
language training. Program coordinator and consultant at Calorx Olive International
School. She is also visiting faculty for Communication Skills at the reputed CEPT University
Amita A Dalal, a Gujarat Gaurav Puraskar recipient is humbled to be honoured with the
Udgam women's achiever's award. She is an accomplished sitarist who plays Hindustani
classical and also fusion instrumental music. Her fusion albums SITAR LOUNGE 1 and 2
have been very popular with the younger generation and appear in the best sellers
category. She has enthralled audiences worldwide with her live performances. She is very
fortunate to be trained under Vidushi Manju Mehta and Pandit Vishwamohan Bhatt.
Chaula Doshi is an artist who works in to various mediums of art like paintings ,
installation art , murals etc. she has done her 45 art exhibitions all over India and abroad
countries like UK, Spain, Kuwait etc. she is also a very good photographer and a writer
too. her short stories and poems are very frequently published in various news papers and
magazines . she also writes a regular art column for media. she is also an art and literature
enthusiast . she keeps organizing the art and literature events under her banner कળાંश to
spread more art and literature to the society .
Priyanshi Patel is a budding young entrepreneur who seamlessly blends her business
acumen with a passion for community service and development. She’s the Managing
Trustee of Karma Foundation, an umbrella organization that has diverse initiatives
focused on literature, art, culture and youth development, apart from addressing complex
social causes related to women empowerment, education, sustainability and sanitation.
Priyanshi has also launched ‘Olixir’, her own brand of exclusive, cold-pressed gourmet oils.
She has been in leadership roles at prestigious industry associations like Gujarat Chamber
of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) and Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). Under her
leadership, the Karma Foundation was also conferred upon with the 'Glory Of Gujarat'
Award by the Governor of Gujarat.
As part of Karma Foundation, Priyanshi spearheaded two key initiatives: the
establishment of Ahmedabad Book Club and Gujarati Book Club. Priyanshi pioneered
Ahmedabad Book Club, in an attempt to connect avid readers in the city of Ahmedabad.
Today, it is the most active book club of the city. Gujarati Book Club is a similar initiative,
aimed at promoting Gujarati language and literature. Both the collectives have been part
of different literary festivals organised across the country.
Vibha Natraj an alumna of XLRI and IMT Ghaziabad, Vibha Natraj carries two and a half
decades experience with various organizations. At the age of 26 years, she became the
youngest and only woman director in Ruchi Group, the biggest corporate house of central
India. Though working with corporates, she always felt an urge to work for society. She
found her calling in PM’s Swachha Bharat Abhiyan. In October 2014, she left her job in
academics to join ‘My Own Street’, a CSR campaign dedicated to the cause of Solid Waste
Management and Cleanliness in Ahmadabad. She has won several awards and
appreciation for her work in CSR.
Aishwarya A Jain is a 19 yr old student entrepreneur, who won the Youth Parliament of
India 2018, that gave her the vision to contributing in India becoming a Superpower by
helping the under-privileged children develop self & social awareness skills to incorporate
a Youth Wellness Army that shall mobilize the 70 crore strong Young Indians.She has been
selected to represent India culturally and spiritually in an International Diaspora Program
in Japan, 2019. She is a certified Psychotherapist and the youngest crystal healer who has
completed her graduation in Bharatanatyam with Distinction in Madhyama Poorna.Her
start-up has recently gained recognition for pre-incubation at GUSEC that brings her closer
to her dream of contributing as a Woman entrepreneur who empowers fellow young
Mita Trivedi started career as an R&D Engineer in 1991 , immediately after completing BE
Electronics . Also got married in sept 91 , so marriage and professional career started
almost at same time. In Feb-93 joined Intellicon as an Service Engg in Feb '93 and within
one month of joining the company took independent charge of All India repairs activity in
company . Customer satisfaction is an attitude which is at my heart. Have always believed
and instilled the same feelings in all team members at work. 98-99 Took over as a
production manager in the organisation and was handling production for company , as a
production manager . Have also worked during odd hours to meet year end production .
Was also looking after production of another small unit of sister concern Quest telecom
2003 Was handling production as well as All India repairs 2006 Promoted as AVP
Operations , and was handling all areas of work in company except for sales and service ,
and all this at PAN India level. Started taking care of legal , finance , HR and admin areas
over and above earlier areas. 2007 Ventured in new area and did successful
implementation of ERP SAP B1 in the organisation , and added another feather in cap.
2011 Have recd outstanding leadership award and outstanding contribution award in
the organisation , and was appointed as Director on Board of company .
Meeta Jani: The Tarot Queen
Meeta Jani is a famous Tarot Reader and practitioner from Ahmedabad. She has been
practising, teaching and consulting for more than twenty years now. She had learnt this
art from Egypt long ago. However, she has been practising full-fledged since 2013. She has
learnt various Deck methods, but prefers to use Indian Sacred Card method more as it
gives good results. She was recently awarded the Cosmo Shree Award for offering free
consultation to more than 900 people in a Cosmo Fiesta held at Ahmedabad in December
2016. On an average, more than 10 people every day consult her, on phone and/or in
person. As of now, more than 4000 people have consulted her.
All the recognition and success Meeta achieved only drives her forth to learn and update
herself more. Apart from holding a command at Indian Sacred Card method, she also
reads Angel Cards. Maintaining the true spirit of a learner she is currently learning to read
American Mayen Cards. Not only is she an inspiration to the budding tarot card readers,
she is also becoming a popular choice for coaching for them. Having a flair for teaching she
has coached and guided many people irrespective of age.
Meeta is also a Reiki expert and with her natural ability she can heal people with the
Touch Therapy. She also knows Crystal Healing and other modalities by which she can
guide you with her experience. She is also an Occult (Tantra) Practitioner.
Meeta did B. Com (Hons) from Tripura University. Her father worked with ONGC and thus
had a transferable job. As a growing child this allowed Meeta to see and study in all the
four corners of India.
After completing her education she worked with various organisations for more than
twenty-seven years before switching to this field three years ago. She worked in the field
of Corporate Communication with the Torrent Group for fifteen years. For the next eleven
years she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator with a Psychiatrist. She also worked
with a Cancer surgeon’s NGO as the Project Manager for a year. She has expertise in
healing. She has healed diseases like cancer and sczhophernia
Her passion in the field of Tarot reading eventually made her shift from the routine job to
a full-time career of a Tarot Reader and Occult Practitioner.
Recently, Meeta was awarded the coveted title of Tarot Queen at the All India astrology &
Vastu Conference-2017 organized by Savitri International Astro Research Society in
She got Tarot Queen award 3 times and Tarot Samrat at Ujjain, expert in cartomancy in
2018 at Ahmedabad and many more.
Purvi Trivedi a rise from east who has achieved success and excellence in Fashion and
Costume Design industry. Having an experience of more than a decade with projects from
Zee Gujarati, ETV, Big Production, NFDC and Mebrik Productions. She got name and fame
recognition with Oscar Nominated national award winner only Gujarati movie “The Good
Roads”, as Fashion Designer. Also she is keen for empowerment of “Divyangjan” and she
organized national & international shows under name of “Koshish” her dream of life. Her
interviews and achievements are widespread in YouTube and other media.
Dipika chavda, Advocate and notary, supreme court
Is an elected councilor and was appointed as Chairperson of Law Committee in Surat
Has served as Member of Juvenile Justice board- Child Qelfare committee.
Currently is legal aide to govt. For Land acquisition of Bullet Train
And is appointed as Vice President of Internation Jurist Council, London