Achievements & Awards


  • Won first prize for Summer Project- “Telescoping the Compressor Business Organisation for Shriram Refrigeration India Ltd., in 2000 A.D.” at PRERNA-1995, All India Summer Project Contest, organised by NITIE, Mumbai.
  • Conducted Employee ship Training with Claus Moller, TMI, U.S
  • Helped in conducting two workshops on Change Management with Rossabeth Moss Kanter.
  • Designed, implemented & trained employees on a Performance Management System for a new merged company with Prof. T.V. Rao.
  • National Eligibility Test (NET) Scholar- passed in 1996, (Eligible for UGC lecturer posts in colleges & universities).
  • Designed & Launched a Career Self Reliance Program for employees of Monsanto with the help of 2 trainers- Harriet Hall (USA) & Geeta Patil (India).
  • First member from the Global HR team to win the Insanely Customer Challenge Award in Monsanto in 2002 & first in Asia Pacific too.
  • Finalist nominee in 2003 for the Global HR Passion, Courage & Ability Awards for excellence in HR.
  • Received the WILL (Women in Leadership) trophy & certificate from convener of WILL Ms. Poonam Barua in May 2009.
  • Trained Executive Life Coach by ODA (OD Alternatives)- CFL(Coach for Life)
  • Conferred the " WOMAN SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD " at the 6th Employer Branding Awards (Regional Round) on December 17, 2011 @ Indira Group of Institutes, Pune
  • Conferred the " HR SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD" by STAR NEWS at the 20th World HRD Congress 2012, Mumbai as part of the "HR & Leadership Awards" for Excellence in Human Resources Development at a glittering award ceremony on February 16,2012
  • Conferred the "WOMAN LEADERSHIP AWARD" for BFSI(Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) Sector instituted by Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad, endorsed by Asian Confederation of Business & Stars of the Industry Group” in Mumbai on June 30,2012.
  • Received special honour for contribution to "Management Education" in the country at the Industry Institute Partnership Summit in Pune by Bharati Vidyapeeth University & Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship Development on September 15,2012
  • Conferred the " ACHIEVER OF EXCELLENCE AWARD (2012-2013)" by Bombay Management Association (BMA) in collaboration with IBS Business School & India Society for Training & Development (ISTD) in Mumbai on October 20,2012.
  • Conferred the "30 WOMEN SUPER ACHIEVERS AWARD" by World HRD Congress 2013 & Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad in Mumbai on February 16, 2013.
  • Conferred the "MTC Global Outstanding Corporate Award for Excellence in Human Resources” during the 6th Annual Global Convention –SANKALP 2016 in Bangalore on September 17,2016 .
  • Received the "Young Woman Achiever Award” on the occasion of International Woman’s Day 2017 by BNI & Hira Trust.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Associate Fellow of SUMEDHAS- Academy of Human Context.
  • Member with Mumbai Chapter of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Calcutta.
  • Member of All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi.
  • Member of National HRD Network.
  • Member of Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), New Delhi.
  • Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) conferred by AIMA, New Delhi in the field of General Management.
  • Member of “WILL Forum” (Women in Leadership).
  • Member of CII Western Region CSR & Community Development Sub-Committee 2009-10.
  • Invited Member of IAN(Indian Angel Network) Mentor Network ( supported by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt of India
  • Industrial Panelist as part of the team at
  • Co-Chairman of NHRD, Mumbai Chapter of Task Force on "INCLUSION OF GEN Y AND DIVERSITY", 2011-12
  • TREASURER of NHRDN, Mumbai Chapter for the period April 2012- March 2015 & core member of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
  • Elected Member of National Executive Board of NHRDN for the period 2013- 2015
  • Independent Director on the Board of T.S Alloys Ltd. (100% subsidiary of Tata Steel)
  • Qualified as “Certified Corporate Director” by IOD

Other Professional Interests:

  • Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Services Research (JSR), Vedatya Institute
  • Member of Board of Studies( BOS) @ GNIMS Business School- Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
  • Business Advisory Council member @ Great Lakes College, Gurgaon
  • Advisory Board Member of Centre for Diversity Management and Inclusion(CDMI) @ K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
  • Member of Board of Studies( BOS) for MBA HR program @ School of Business-NMIMS, Mumbai.
  • Visiting faculty on HR/OB subjects to Management students in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), and Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai.
  • Facilitator for Written Tests, Group Discussions & Personal Interviews for B-School Entrance exams.
  • Guest Lectures at TISS, SIBM, SIMS- Pune, IES-Mumbai,MET-Mumbai, ISB&M,FMS-Delhi etc.
  • Internship/Research project guide for students in HR programs/diplomas.
  • Reviewer of papers for PRERNA 2000-International Competition of Summer Projects for Management Students conducted by National Institute for Training & Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai.
  • Member of various Panel Discussions on Live HR issues conducted by Times Group, NITIE & TISS.
  • Part of Interview Panel for final selection of Students for MBA Program, (2001-03) at SIMS, Pune.
  • Participated in R.D Aga series of Leadership in 2002 in SIBM, Pune & addressed students & delegates on “DARE TO DIFFER”.
  • Participated in Focused Group Discussion (FGD) at Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila in 2004 on “FUTURE OF WORK”.
  • Attended “Creating Women Business Leaders” program – part of WILL Forum at Infosys Leadership Institute, Mysore in May 2009.


  • Author of Book titled “Reality Bytes- The Role of HR in Today’s World”- English and Hindi.

School and College:

  • Participated in Sports, all extra curricular activities from Kindergarten onwards.
  • Sports included- Kho- Kho, Table Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Football, Short Jump, Javelin & Disc Throw etc.
  • Participated in Poetry recitation, Elocution, Quiz, Fancy Dress, Song & Dance competitions, Drawing-Painting etc.
  • Won General Proficiency in Academics every year from secondary school to graduate school.
  • Participated & won first prize in Hindi Vyakaran (Grammar) competition in inter school competition in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Won Prizes for Quizzes, Elocution, Essay-writing (Inter-school & college) up to State level).
  • Was selected “House Captain” in Class IX & XI. Led quarter of the secondary school section in various academic & extracurricular activities.
  • “Able Administrator Award” in National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) in college.
  • Was selected for RDC (Republic Day Camp) as part of NSS at state level (Madhya Pradesh). Was trained in Bhopal & Pachmarhi for the parade.
  • “All-Rounder Award” of the passing out batch in College (final year).
  • Participated in all college & inter-college activities very actively & won about 30 odd certificates in them.
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