Sri Sri Ravishankarji has been awarded the Interanational Peace award .This function was held at Vigyan Bhawan an presided by home minister Rajnath Singh JI .Shri Yogendra ji,Vijay Jindal and shri Ram Mehrotra,Dr Aggarwal and Shri Parvesh Khanna also graced the dais .The International Goodwill Society of India and Rashtriya Nirman organised the event .
Birju Maharaj was also present on the dais and his group performed a beautiful composition .I am blessed to greet Guruji to the ceremony .
A quiet dinner was hosted by Mr Vijay Mehta in honour of the new Ambassador of Poland H.E Tomasz Lukaszuk and his wife Maria .The welcoming was beautiful with a Ganesha statue gifted to the Ambassador for a great tenure in India .
It was attended by top businessmen ,social activists,doctors ,lawyers and people from all fields .
A quiet affair ,the evening was a gentle interaction with the Ambassador and his wife .
The National Foundation For communal Harmony in collaboration with National Commission Of Women organised a seminar at India Habitat centre on “Promoting Peace and Harmony-Social Exclusion Of Women Of Minority Communities-Challenges and Remedies’.
Shri D.R Kaarthikeyan,Padma Shri,was the chief guest who shared thoughtful insight on the occasion .
The inaugural session was inaugurated by Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar and members of the NCW .
It was a thought provoking and brain storming seminar with selected participants and dignitories numbering around 90 only .
Participants from media,academia,scholars,thought leaders,educationists,business magnets,social activists,women entrepreneurs,etc contributed to the discussions and deliberations.
Ms Veena kohli,President,All India Women ‘s conference,Ms.Jayashree Acharya,prominent educationist and Kavita Ashok ,social activist and Central committee member Overseas Friends of BJP shared their insights and experiences.
On the occasion of the birthday of the German Ambassador ,Mr Michael Steiner,his wife Eliese invited Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji to deliver a discourse to their guests at their residence .
With an august gathering of around 200 people the lawns buzzed with life and positivity .
Ragini filled the evening with her soulful sufi songs till Sri Sri Ravishankar took over for an hour and an half of Satsang !
During the interaction I seeked Gurujis guidance on expectations in life from our loved ones and how they expect the world out of us ! I added that at times fatigue sets in fulfilling others expectations. He replied –
”Do what you can do ,do not feel guilty to say with a smile that you cannot do beyond this point “”
Thats the Art Of Living !!
Working on the issues ,awareness ,attitude and education relating to environment, my dedication to the cause is reaching out to more people.
was recently invited by the Delhi Parks and Garden society at the inauguration of the Delhi Pavilion by the Lt Governor of Delhi . The 14th of Nov ,the first day of the trade fair, pulled in huge number of visitors who visited the pavilion .
My association with the Delhi Parks and garden society is growing and we have some upcoming events and real projects in hand .
The rural women who are into handicrafts,home made pickles,chutneys and sauces stole my heart .The mushroom farming demo was the most interesting and low investment project for anyone who wanted to start his business on a shoestring budget .
The bee-man as I called him ,insisted I take a picture with his bees and even gifted me the purest form of honey from his collection !
The recycling units ,waste converters and many such innovative ,environment friendly units were the highlight of the pavilion .
The magazine Kens Connect will be doing a feature on my work in their upcoming issue !
Prelude to the India International Trade Fair ,2014,The Economic Times brought together a handful of women who are entrepreneurs in their fields .
Member of Parliament Ms Meenakshi Lekhi opened the session pinpointing the various small business opportunities the government provides to rural women in order to earn a small sum of Rs10,000 a month .Mushroom farming and some business ideas which required minimum investment were highlighted during the session .Ex-IAS officer Ms Rita Menon shared her experiences of how rural Indian women are masters of balancing work and home like their educated urban counterparts .
Mr Gautam Sen from the Times of India was the only male speaker at the event .
The session concluded with real interaction amongst women who expressed their industry blocks and obstacles with the Member Of Parliament .
As a social entrepreneur ,working on community life and environment I was honoured to be part of the brainstorming session .
Lions Club International celebrated UNO day at Chanakyapuri on 4th of November where 18 diplomats were felicitated with Lifetime achievement award for their unparalleled work and unceasing efforts for humanity and their nation.
The spirit of the event was very high as we cherished the fruits of our hard work .
Diplomats from Uganda,Kenya,Belarus,Mongolia,Turkey ,Palestine,Cape Verde,Estonia,Dominican Republic,Bolivia,Tovalu,Algeria,Qatar and Poland were amongst the ones who were honoured.
This was followed by high tea .
The Uttarakhand government and police in association with activists and social reformers made this effort to bring forth the need of police reforms in the state .Held at Dehradoon the seminar was a huge success.
The programme was attended and supported wholeheartedly by Chiefminister Shri Harish Rawat ,Governor Shri Aziz Mirza and India world foundation .
Social activist Kavita Ashok presented a paper on the challenges women face with approaching and interacting with the police .
Times Of India group in association with Sadhna channel and Metro hospital organised a seminar at India International Centre to create awareness of cardiovascular diseases .It was an one-stop storehouse of information about symptoms,precautions,cure and stress management complemented by a precise presentation by Dr Lal about the latest procedure he is using for angiography !
By the time the seminar winded up the audience were all mentally prepared to go in for a heart checkup !!
Dedicated to all hearts -lonely ,loved and broken !!