Honoring& Celebrating Home-based Women entrepreneurs – Naturals Homepreneur Awards 2019

On September 15th, 14 home based women entrepreneurs received the winner trophies across 12 categories besides 34 home based women entrepreneurs were given special recognition certificates/citations at Sri MuthaVenkatasubba Rao Concert Hall – Lady Andal Auditorium. An occasion attended by many eminent personalities and celebrities.

6 Women received inspirational awards for their commendable work in their field of expertise.

The inspirational award winners were: Mrs Revathi – Director of INSPIRE, an Environment Organisation to revive earth. Dr. Surekha Ramachandran – President Elect Down Syndrome International, Chairperson Down Syndrome Federaton of India, Chairperson Down Syndrome Assocation of Tamilnadu. Mrs Uma Narayanan – Founder and Managing Trustee of the SOS Children’s Villages of India Chatnath Homes, Trustee at Karna Prayag Trust, Chatnath Trust, Alliance FrancaiseDe Madras and Roja Muthiah Research Library. Mrs Tasleema Nasreen – India’s first Swachch Bharat Ambassador Founder of CHANGE TRUST foundation, that conducts skill development programmes for transgender people. Mrs Mallika Gopal – Founder of ‘Paradise homes for the handicaped’ for the mentally and physically challenged children. Mrs Meena Dadha – Founder of MUKTI, an organisation that serves Physically Chqllenged people and PRAKRIT ARTS, which deals with contemporary paintings and Co Founder of SNEHA, a helpine for persons with sucidal tendencies. R Radhikaa Sarathkumar – An Indian film and television actress, entrepreneur, and producer who works in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada film industries.

Naturals Special Recognition: Niveda R – Co-founder of Bliss Naturals Sanitary napkins, 100% chemical and plastic free made of the fiber kenaf

Naturals Homepreneur Awards (SuyasakthiVirudhugal) is a platform to Recognize, Reward, Celebrate and Transform home-based business women who are doing business activities from home starting from writing,baking,tutoring,freelancing, beautician to Home-restaurant. They were awarded under various categories:

Categories of the awards:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Arts & Culture
  3. Beauty & Wellness
  4. Education Food & Beverages
  5. Home Professionals
  6. Healthcare
  7. Home Retail Media & Entertainment
  8. Sports & Fitness
  9. Social Welfare Technology

Presenters (celebrities) List:

1. Suhasini Maniratnam
2. Radikaa Sarathkumar –Awardee
3. Bhagayaraj
4. Poornima Bhagyaraj
5. Vijayalakshmi Naveenathakrishna –Awardee
6. Minister Ma Foi K Pandiarajan
7. Manobala Director 
8. SJ Surya
9. Mirchi Siva
10. Actor Prasanna
11. Comedian Sathish
12. Remya Nambisen
13. Big Boss 2 winner Ritkvika
14. Rekha Actress


The jury comprising eminent women from diverse domains short listed and selected the winners of the awards under each category

Dr. Mariazeena Johnson – Pro Chancellor, Sathyabama University
Ms. VeenaKumaravel – Founder, Naturals Salon
Ms. RohiniManian, CEO of Global Adjustments Services & Editor in Chief, Culturama Living
Ms. ArunaSubramaniam – Trustee Bhoomika Trust
Dr. Saundarya Rajesh – Founder-President, AVTAR Career Creators & FLEXI Careers India
Ms. HemaRukmani – CEO of Thenandal Entertainment
Ms. Nina Reddy – Managing Director Savera Hotels
Ms. SushilaRavindranath – Journalist, Columnist and Author
Ms. RinkuMecheri – Social Entrepreneur & Founder of Chennai Volunteers
Dr. LathaRajan – Founder, Ma Foi Strategic Consultants
Ms. Lakshmi Ravichander – Founder of Event Art
Ms. DivyaSathyaraj – Nutritionist
Ms. PoornimaRamasamy, National Award Winning Costume Designer & Stylist cum Entrepreneur

Entertainment Performances:
On 15th of September various artists entertained the crowd with their exhilarating performances. The artists were:
1.MK Balaji&HemaNayak: who thrilled the audience with their timeless classical songs
2.Parinati: The group of dancers unfolded the unknown tales of ancient times through emotions, music, rhythm and expressions
3.Kalai&Rockson: A duo dance that took the crowds breath away
4.Mallakhamb: They dance just won peoples heart

Author: nammamadrasnews

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