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Indian First Ladies-Neeru Chadha – First Indian Woman Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

A significant victory for India came in when Dr.Neeru Chadha became the first woman to be elected as a Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. She is one of the leading experts on International Law in India and has the distinction of serving as the first woman Chief Legal Adviser to the Ministry of External Affairs. She has advised the Government on diverse areas of International Law for more than 25 years and represented India in various bilateral and multilateral meetings and conferences.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Sneha Kamath – Founder of India’s first car driving training centre for women.

‘She Can Drive’ initiative was started by Sneha in 2012, with a view to address prevailing problems faced by women while learning under male teachers/drivers. Sneha has trained nearly 400 women to drive. With her venture, Kamat makes sure that women drivers are imbued with a sense of confidence which ultimately leads to them becoming better drivers. Sneha strongly believes in- Give  women the confidence and they will do wonders!

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Michelle Kakade – First woman to run Golden Quadrilateral by foot in fastest time

Pune’s Michelle Kakade made her way into the Guinness Book of World Records as the first person to complete the Indian Golden Quadrilateralon foot. She covered massive distance, Mumbai to Delhi 1514.2 km; Delhi to Kolkata 1542.18 km, Kolkata to Chennai 1554.49 km and Chennai to Mumbai 1357.53 km. Limca Book of Records has recognized her achievements and entitled her 4 entries-Maximum hours run on a treadmill – 25 hours covering 171.2 kms, she is the first Indian to complete the 4 Desert challenge,Most Desert Ultramarathons run by an Indian,First Indian & fastest time to run the Golden Quadrilateral on foot.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-UpasanaTaku – First woman to lead a payments start up

UpasanaTaku had a modest upbringing. Owing to her impeccable educational qualifications, she had successful associations with HSBC in San Diego and with Pay Pal at America. Back in India, basis her market research she launched MobiKwik, a very simple and need based platform. Mobikwik has been a part of revolution wherein the payments were digitalized for ease of users. Acknowledging her achievements in the tech startup ecosystem of India, she was featured by Forbes under “Asia’s Women to Watch in 2016”. She has also been named as the ‘Business Woman of the year’ by ASSOCHAM.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Dhanya Menon – India’s first woman Cybercrime Investigator

The unprecedented spurt in cyber crime and prolific misuse of technology alarmed her and motivated her to follow career as cybercrime investigator. Through her concerted efforts, she aims to make people, especially the youth and adolescents aware of the vulnerabilities in mobile phones, Internet and social networking sites usage. She is presently working with over 400 schools across the country to reduce the cases of cybercrimes in the country.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Ruveda Salam – A doctor and Kashmir’s first woman IPS officer

Her father was her inspiration. She encourages the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to join police services and imparts regular training. She outperforms the assigned duties, ensuring that development is followed by peace in her state. She has also served in Tamil Nadu as Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chennai & Coimbatore.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Meghalaya: 14-year-old Betshwajohn Lyngdoh Peinlang, from a remote village in West Khasi Hills to receive National Bravery Award for Children on #RepublicDay.

Meghalaya: 14-year-old Betshwajohn Lyngdoh Peinlang, from a remote village in West Khasi Hills to receive National Bravery Award for Children on . He had saved life of his three-year-old brother, Arbius Lyngdoh Peinlang during a fire accident at their home.

Indian First Ladies-Diana Edulji– First ODI captain of the first-ever Indian Women’s Cricket Team

She was drawn to sports at an early age. Diana FramEdulji has represented India from 1975 to 1995. She holds the record for delivering the most number of balls by any woman cricketer in Women’s test history (5098+). She has captained India for the World Cup in 1978 and 1993. She was conferred Arjuna Award in 1983 and Padma Shri in 2002.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Manju – Rajasthan’s first woman porter in the entire NorthWestern Railway region.

This iron-willed woman refused to bow down to any obstacle, even when the road ahead was difficult. She is the first woman in the entire North Western Railway region, who took up the job of a ‘coolie’ (porter). Manju started working at the Jaipur railway station and earned her livelihood. She made her mark into the traditional male dominated field.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

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Indian First Ladies-Mamta Devi – First competitive female body builder

She has several national and international titles to her credit. She made the country proud in 2012 with a bronze medal at the World Body Building Championship at Bangkok. This was followed by a bronze medal at the Asian World Championship at Vietnam in 2013. She won a gold medal at Women’s Body Building Championship in Pune in 2014 and a bronze at the World Body Building Championship in 2015. She worked hard to build her lean and slender frame into a perfectly sculpted body and carved a history with her momentous achievements.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

Source: PIB