Wall of Fame

Shri Chintalapati Venkatapathi Raju
Shri Chintalapati Venkatapathi Raju
Art | Andhra Pradesh | 2023
padmashri

Etikopakka Toy Maker from Anakapalli - retaining & reviving the 500-year-old tradition using sustainable dyes

Shri Dhaniram Toto
Shri Dhaniram Toto
Literature & Education | West Bengal | 2023
padmashri

Preserving & promoting the Toto (Dengka) language for decades - developed script for the critically endangered language

Shri Dilshad Hussain
Shri Dilshad Hussain
Art | Uttar Pradesh | 2023
padmashri

Master Craftsman of Brass Nakashi work from Moradabad - promoting the art globally

Shri Domar Singh Kunvar
Shri Domar Singh Kunvar
Art | Chhattisgarh | 2023
padmashri

Natya Nacha Artist performing in 13 dialects - famous for his roles fighting British imperialists, he has dedicated his life to keeping the tradition alive

Shri Gajanan Jagannath Mane
Shri Gajanan Jagannath Mane
Social Work | Maharashtra | 2023
padmashri

Ex-Serviceman Social Worker from Thane - working for the rehabilitation of Leprosy affected people for decades

Shri Ganesh Nagappa Krishnarajanagara
Shri Ganesh Nagappa Krishnarajanagara
Science & Engineering | Andhra Pradesh | 2023
padmashri

Veteran Biochemist credited for establishing multiple institutions - including India's first DNA synthesis facility back in the 1980s

Shri Ghulam Muhammad Zaz
Shri Ghulam Muhammad Zaz
Art | Jammu & Kashmir | 2023
padmashri

"80-year-old Santoor Craftsman from Srinagar - carrying on the 8-generation family tradition of handmaking the finest stringed instruments"

Shri Gurcharan Singh
Shri Gurcharan Singh
Sports | Delhi | 2023
padmashri

87-year-old Veteran Cricket Coach - training generations of aspiring cricketers over 5 decades

Shri Hem Chandra Goswami
Shri Hem Chandra Goswami
Art | Assam | 2023
padmashri

Decorated Sattriya Mask Maker from Majuli - preserving, promoting as well as innovating on Assam’s centuries-old ceremonial mask-making culture

Shri Hemant Chauhan
Shri Hemant Chauhan
Art | Gujarat | 2023
padmashri

Celebrated Gujarati Bhajan Singer - popular for his Lok Dayras

Shri Ishwar Chander Verma
Shri Ishwar Chander Verma
Medicine | Delhi | 2023
padmashri

Pioneering Geneticist in India - conducted research on the population decline of the Onge Tribe in Andaman & Nicobar

Shri Janum Singh Soy
Shri Janum Singh Soy
Literature & Education | Jharkhand | 2023
padmashri

Ho Author & Teacher, engaged in the preservation & promotion of the endangered language for 4 decades

Manju
Manju
Porter
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  • Rajasthan's first woman porter in the entire North Western Railway region
  • Lauded for her grit and determination, she was applauded by the Ministry of WCD with ‘First Ladies’ award in 2018
Sakshi Malik
Sakshi Malik
Sportsperson
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  • First Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics
  • Bestowed with Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
Heena Sidhu
Heena Sidhu
Sportsperson
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  • First woman to win Gold in World Cup Shooting
  • Sidhu's pairing with Jitu Rai at the ISSF World Cup final in New Delhi had won gold for India
  • Conferred with Arjuna Award in 2014
Mamta Devi
Mamta Devi
Sportsperson
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  • First competitive female bodybuilder
  • Conferred with ‘First Ladies’ award in 2018
Bharti Singh Chauhan
Bharti Singh Chauhan
| 2020
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  • She is a social activist who Battled abuse and poverty to Counsel over 30,000 Girls on Sexual Abuse and Menstruation Hygiene Management
  • Empowered more than 55000 girls focusing to work at grassroot
  • Recognized as 100 women achievers of India
  • Recognised as an ambassador for International Girl Rising Campaign and Global Goodwill Ambassador
 Suman Arya
Suman Arya
| 2020
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  • Hails from Jindi, Haryana and she is an artist by profession
  • She collects art work from across nation and converts selected art works into India First Annual Art Calendar
  • By selling the art calendars to various institutions they serve many underprivileged society
  • Recognized by FSSAI Govt.of India
Pooja Warier
Pooja Warier
Entrepreneur
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  • First female founder of an incubator "UnLTD" dedicated to social entrepreneurs
  • She was nominated as a TED India Fellow in 2009, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013
Karnam Malleswari
Karnam Malleswari
Sportsperson
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  • First Indian weightlifter to win an Olympic medal
  • Honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Padma Shri Award
Radhika Menon
Radhika Menon
| 2020
Navy Personnel
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  • India’s first female Merchant Navy Captain
  • Conferred with top international bravery award by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for 'Exceptional Bravery at sea 2016'
Rajeshwari Chatterjee
Rajeshwari Chatterjee
Scientist
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  • First Woman Scientist to pioneer the Field of Microwave Engineering and Antennae Engineering in India
  • Received the Mountbatten Prize, J C Bose Memorial Prize, Ram Lal Wadhwa Prize for her outstanding work
Sucheta Pal
Sucheta Pal
Wellness Trainer
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  • First Indian to attain the position of Global Brand Ambassador for India as the Master Trainer in Zumba
  • She was felicitated by the Hon. President of India as the “First Lady” for women wellness
Neeru Chadha
Neeru Chadha
Jurist
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  • First Indian Woman Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
  • First woman Chief Legal Adviser to the MEA and represented India in various bilateral and multilateral meetings and conferences
  • Conferred with ‘First Ladies’ award in 2018
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AISHWARYA PATNAIK
AISHWARYA PATNAIK
97% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: KENDRIYA VDYALAYA KALAHANDI OD
  • DISTRICT: KALAHANDI
  • STATE/UT: ODISHA
AISHWARYA SINGH
AISHWARYA SINGH
97% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: LIONS ENGLISH SCH SILVASSA DADRA&NAGAR HAVELI
  • DISTRICT: SILVASSA
  • STATE/UT: DADAR & NAGAR HAVELI
AKANGSHA ROY CHOUDHURI
AKANGSHA ROY CHOUDHURI
96% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: AUXILIUM GIRLS SCHOOL BANKUMARI AGARTALA
  • DISTRICT: WEST TRIPURA
  • STATE/UT: TRIPURA
AKANKHYA GOGOI
AKANKHYA GOGOI
92% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: J N V LAKHIMPUR ASSAM
  • DISTRICT: LAKHIMPUR
  • STATE/UT: ASSAM
AKANKSHA KUMARI
AKANKSHA KUMARI
96% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: BAL VIKAS VIDYALAYA SASARAM ROHTAS BIHAR
  • DISTRICT: ROHTAS
  • STATE/UT: BIHAR
AKRITI ARORA
AKRITI ARORA
98% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: SACRED HEART CONVENT SCHOOL SARABHA NGR LDH PB
  • DISTRICT: LUDHIANA
  • STATE/UT: PUNJAB
AKRITI VISHWAS
AKRITI VISHWAS
97% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: ST DON BOSCO COLLEGE LAKHIMPUR KHERI UP
  • DISTRICT: LAKHIMPUR KHERI
  • STATE/UT: UTTAR PRADESH
AKSHATA PATIL
AKSHATA PATIL
93% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: J NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA TULJAPUR OSMANABAD MR
  • DISTRICT: OSMANABAD
  • STATE/UT: MAHARASHTRA
AKSHAYA A
AKSHAYA A
98% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: AMRITA VIDYALAYAM MALLIYAMPATH TRICHY TAMILNADU
  • DISTRICT: TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
  • STATE/UT: TAMILNADU
AKSHITA SOOD
AKSHITA SOOD
97% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: D A V PUBLIC SCHOOL ALAMPUR KANGRA HP
  • DISTRICT: KANGRA
  • STATE/UT: HIMACHAL PRADESH
ALKA NANDA MAHAPATRA
ALKA NANDA MAHAPATRA
95% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: AUM VALLEY SCHOOL CHARBHATA TITILALAGARH OD
  • DISTRICT: BOLANGIR
  • STATE/UT: ODISHA
AMBIKA ATUL BAPAT
AMBIKA ATUL BAPAT
96% Marks in Class 12
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  • SCHOOL: KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA HVF AVADI CHENNAI TAMILNADU
  • DISTRICT: THIRUVALLUR
  • STATE/UT: TAMILNADU