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Each year, Hello Womeniya takes the privilege to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th to propagate and recognize women’s social, economic, cultural, and Social achievements through featuring stories on their successful journey in their field and to call for gender equality. On this special occasion, we are featuring Hyderabad i based Social Entrepreneur Padma Sarma, she shares her Entrepreneurial journey with us.
This is with a goal to raise awareness about the need to end gender-based violence, promote women’s leadership, celebrate their contributions, promote entrepreneurs, startups and advocate for women’s economic empowerment around the World.
Famous As: Professional cum Entrepreneur
The story of Mrs. Padma Sarma is a saga of how a normal below middle class girl developed into a multi-faceted lady achieving great heights with sheer will power. She is an inspiration to any one who desires to raise above the circumstances in which they seem to be caught. Her life story especially applies to women, who usually find themselves to be limited by surroundings, family and social modes.
Sparkling eyes, smiling face, confident head, creative mind with a desire to move ahead and a friendly natured Padma is a perfect blend of simplicity, perfection, hardwork and down to earth personality.
From the stage of her entry into the DOT as normal clerk at the age of 19 till she retires as Sub Divisional Engineer of BSNL,She proved her extraordinary learning capacity and meticulous attention to detail at every stage of achievement. She is the first working lady from her family.Her integrity and organisational skills at work has led her to be one of the most sought after individuals in BSNL and promotions came her way giving her extra challenge in each step.
Her grip on languages like Telugu, Hindi and English and her passion for anchoring has brought her a huge recognition in the various cultural associations that she is a member of.
Not only does she anchor the prestigious National level award function at BSNL every year, she also is preferred for hosting various State and Central level meetings and Cultural programmes.She won many accolades & appreciation for her innovative presentations.
“Willpower is essential to the accomplishment of anything worthwhile”.
With this as the life’s motto , Mrs. Padma Sarma has achieved many a milestones in professional and personal life.
- She became the pioneer by opening the First ever fitness centre “Figure Fit”
Gym ‘n’Slim in Warangal city of Telangana region.
- She served as President of Beauticians Association of AP for 5 years and conducted many seminars on Advanced Treatments.
- Yoga is her way of life .As a Secretary of Warangal Dist. Yoga Association and Executive member of AP yoga Federation, she has organised yoga awareness campaigns in many schools and organisations.
- Mastered Aroma Therapy from the world renowned MariumZaveri. And is certified Aroma Therapist.
- Practiced Art of living , pranic healing and conducted many training classes and Workshops at Warangal
- Served BSNL for 40 years and took VRS as Sub Divisional Engineer BSNL at Hyderabad.
Also served as Secretary of Women Welfare Association of BSNL-Hyderabad for consecutive 11 years and organised welfare, health awareness, charity and cultural programmes.
- She is adept to art, craft and culinary skills, fond of nature, loves music,anchoring, cooking, travelling and making friends.
She started her second innings, After her Voluntary retirement from BSNL with same enthusiasm and Zeal. She joined in Sneha Group of Organisations as Director (HR & Admn). This group consists Sneha TV Channel, Master Key TV Channel and Prajapalana News Paper and 13 more other organisations. Presently she is Director(HR & Admn) for Sneha Group. With her vast experience and passion, leading Organisation as HR head.
Also involved actively in World’s Largest women’s organisation Inner Wheel
All of these multi facets has led her to be a strong and independent woman.with her team spirit, positive attitude, personal warmth, friendly nature and compassionate leadership she is admired by all and source of inspiration to many. She says that she became an achiever after lot of odds and lot of descriminations and rejections
Her message to women is “ Life is definitely not easy. Don’t give up on your passion just because of some kind of societal discriminations so whatever you are facing in your life. Stick to your goals, follow your passion,and definitely believe in your self. One day you will surely achieve your goal when you are actually doing that discipline practice everyday.