Leading entrepreneur, social reformist, philanthropist & film presenter Dr. Raju Chadha Chairman Wave Group partnered with the highly coveted Devi Awards in the capital city yesterday.
Held at the ITC Maurya Hotel & presented by Satyapal Singh, Minister of State for Human Resource Development & former Mumbai Commissioner,
the Devi Awards celebrated the dynamism and innovation of women achievers from varied fields.
A brainchild of prominent journalist Prabhu Chawla, the awards saw a turnout of top corporate honchos, media professionals, bureaucrats & achievers from diverse arenas.
“It’s a privilege to honor women achievers here today & I applaud them for their achievements. I wish and hope for more power to women,” said Dr. Raju Chadha at the event.
He was also accompanied by his wife Donna, daughter Tanya & filmmaker and CEO Wave Cinemas Rahul Mittra. The winners included jail superintendent Anju Mangla, IPS officer Aparajita Rai, international canoeist & coach Bilquis Mir, art collector Kiran Nadar, craft revivalist Madhu Jain, social activist Rita Sarin, actor-activist Shilpi Marwaha, environmentalist Tsering Chondol, bureaucrat Vijaya Jadhav and entrepreneur Suchita Salwan.