Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Centenary Award

is an award by the women, for the women, and in the memory of an extra ordinary woman "Dayawati Modi" whose birth centenary was celebrtated in 2015


Ms. Claire Chiang - Dayawati Modi Shree Shakti Centenary Awardee
Ms. Chiang, co-founder of Banyan Tree Hotels was one of the first two women in 89 years to be elected to the Board of Singapore Chinese Chamber Of Commerce and Industry and was awarded in 1999 as a "Woman of the Year" for her contributions to the community. She served as a Singapore Nominated Member of Parliament for two terms (1997-2001). In 2009, she was recognized by The International Alliance for Women “World of Difference 100” Awards for championing village-based entrepreneurship 1999 as "Woman of the Year" for her contribution to the community. She served as a Singapore Nominated Member of Parliament for two terms (1997-2001), most recently Ms Chiang received the Outstanding ASEAN Entrepreneur’s Award 2015 from the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Forum and Community Retailer Award 2015 from the Hong Kong Retail Industry Trade.

Ms. Ruma Roka - Shree Shakti Samman Awardee 2015
Ruma Roka is the founder of Noida Deaf Society, with her deep passion she has driven NDS's growth from just 5 students to having impacted 4500 youth and facilitated employment for over 1100 trained youth in the formal industry. she was also awarded under the category of 'Idol Makers' award by prominent news channel in India, IBN 7 and Bajaj Alliance "Super Idol Award" in the year 2010.
She also received the 'Women of Excellence Award 2013' by Woman's International Newtoek (WIN) for her work in the disability sector.

Laxmi Panbakka
Ex Union Minister

Dr. Jyotsna Suri
Chairperson, Bharat Hotels, New Delhi

LIM Thuan Kuan
High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore

Gallery of the Centenary Celebrations

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