Smt. Urmila Apte Awarded Nari Shakti Puraskar – 2017 – Bharatiya Stree Shakti

Smt. Urmila Apte Awarded Nari Shakti Puraskar – 2017

The Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented Smt. Urmila Balvant Apte with the Nari Shakti Award – 2017 on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018.

The Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented Smt. Urmila Balvant Apte with the Nari Shakti Award – 2017 on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018.

In her acceptance speech, Smt. Urmila Apte talked about her work and the role of women.

In her acceptance speech, Smt. Urmila Apte talked about her work and the role of women.

The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi also interacted with the winners and acknowledged their efforts and contribution. (March 9, 2018)

The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi also interacted with the winners and acknowledged their efforts and contribution. (March 9, 2018)

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About

Urmila Balavant Apte

M.Sc.(Mathematics), University of Mumbai, Diploma in Higher Education

Served as:

  • Lecturer of Mathematics at colleges in Mumbai from 1969 to 1977
  • Founder member and President of Bharatiya Shree Shakti (BSS), an all-India women’s organization from 1989 to 1995
  • All-India Organizing Secretary of BSS from 1995 to 2014
  • National Executive Council Member of BSS since 2014
  • Secretary and Trustee of People’s Education Society, Dadar, Mumbai from 1992 to 2016
  • Chairperson and Trustee of People’s Education Society, Dadar, Mumbai from 2016 till date.
  • Travelled around India to establish Bharatiya Stree Shakti; BSS currently has 33 branches across 10 States
  • Former Activist of ABVP

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