Awards to 24 eminent Telangna women – International Women’s Day on 08.03.2017

Government have constituted the high- level Celebrations Committee under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Minister for WCD&SC for organizing the celebrations of International Women’s Day in a befitting manner on 8th March, 2017 Awards to 24 eminent Telangna women.

The Celebrations Committee has proposed the following list of eminent Women working in various fields to be honoured on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2017:

Awards to 24 eminent Telangna women:-

Field Name of the awardee Place Contribution
1 Education Dr. Vidyavathi Warangal First woman Vice Chancellor (Kakatiya University) in Telangana
2 Social Service Smt. Janaki, Visually Challenged Hyderabad Running a school for deaf and dumb students. Recipient of Hellen Keller Award
Tirunagari Devakidevi

Mahaboob-nagar Active participation in Telangana Movement during 1969 & second phase

Smt. Gayathri

Wanaparthy Herself being a Visually Challenged person working as a Head Mistress at Z.P.H.S,Wanaparthy.
Kurma Laxmi Bai Dhaiguda (V) Pippal,


Untiring struggle by a kolama woman to get back her land
3 Agriculture Duddeda Sugunamma Katkoor (V),


Produced highest yield of produce per acre with innovative farming techniques
Nagamani Dosapahad (V)

Penpahad (M)


Role Model for woman farmers
4 Telangana Movement Smt. S. Manemma Uppal Active participation in Telangana Movement
Dhatrika Swapna Hyderabad Student of O.U. injured (with bullets) during the Telangana movement
Moola Vijaya Reddy Peddapalli Active participation in Telangana Movement
  5 Professional Services Prameela Mancheryala An eminent Lawyer and also played key role in Telangana Movement
6 Literature Anisetty Rajitha Warangal An eminent writer on woman issues
Shajahana Khammam An eminent writer on woman issues
7 Dance Dr. Vanaja Uday Hyderabad Contribution to the field of Dance since 25 years. Head of the Department, Telugu University
8 Painting Smt. Anjani Reddy Zaheerabad An eminent painter
9 Music Payal Kotgareekar Nizamabad  

Most talented Tabla player

10 Songs in Telangana Movement Chaitanya Nalgonda  

Widespread the spirit of Telangana Movement through songs

Swarna Karimnagar
11 Sports Priyadarshini Warangal Won Gold Medal in Weight Lifting in Commonwealth Games
12 Journalism Madapati Satyavathi Hyderabad First News Reader in Radio
Katta Kavitha Chittyala,


An eminent Journalist and writer in Print Media
G. Malliswari Warangal First Video Journalist
13 Cashless Transaction Service (100% cashless villages) M. Padma, Sarpanch Gollapalli,

Timmapur (M),


Strived for 100% cashless transactions in the village as Sarpanch
Kumbhala Lakshmi, Sarpanch Ibrahimnagar,


After careful consideration of the matter, Government hereby approve the above list of awardees and it is decided to honour them with a cash Award of Rs.1.00 Lakh each along with citation.

The Director, Women Development & Child Welfare and the Director of Language & Culture, Government of Telangana are requested to take necessary action accordingly.

Celebration of International Women’s Day on 08.03.2017 – Presentation of Awards to (24) eminent women from various fields on the occasion of International Women’s Day – Orders – Issued.


 G.O.Rt.No. 45 Dated: 06-03-2017 

G.O.Ms.No.1, Dept., for WCD & SC (Schemes), dated:22-02-2017

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