Ushanandini Viswanathan

District 298

Ushanandini, true to her name Usha means Dawn, Nandini means woman who brings Joy is joy, happiness and ray of hope to many. Inner Wheel is her first University where she learnt about life and the world. Inner Wheel molded her personality and gave her opportunity to expand her Friendship and do Service. Joined Inner Wheel in 1997 and was the president of IWC Thanjavur in 2007 and is District Chairman 2017-18. She is a Bharathnatyam Dancer, Writer, Orator, Psychologist and Counselor. She loves travelling to the cities and countries with Historical importance.

Gita Dhawan

District 301

Gita Dhawan, born in Ambala has social work embedded in her from childhood. Her family is her strength and life force. Hobbies are listening to old songs, dance, cooking, handicraft and her favourite sport is badminton. Joined IWC Delhi Vasant Kunj in 2004 and became proud member of Prestigious District 301. Served the club on various posts and was Club President in 2010.As Club President introduced Club Directory for members and released 11 issues of monthly News Letter “ Vani” and got First prize for best, regular, informative and innovative newsletter. Organized Presidents fellowship for the Presidents of District 301

V. Sridevi

District 302

Joined IWC Vijayawada in 2000 and received the Best President Award in 2007-08. Successfully held all posts at the District level and attended several events such as Triennial Conferences, South Asian rallies and Multi-district rallies. Is a M.A., M.C.A., M. Phil., B. Ed. and works at Andhra Pradesh Productivity Council since 1990. Experienced in EDP training programs both in private and public sector. As a passionate traveller visited 24 countries. A nature lover especially of animals. Practices yoga for fitness. Married to Rotarian PHF PP Dr. V. Leela Prasad is also a Rotarian and PHF. Is blessed with two sons Karthik and Kaushik.

Sangeeta Ghodgaonkar

District 303

Completed Graduation in micro-biology, Post-Graduation in environmental science from Pune University. Visharad in Kathak dance received many prizes in dance, interior decoration, table tennis, photography etc. Member of Inner wheel since 2005, was awarded Best Secretary and Best President. As a President received National Award for BPNI and maximum number of District awards. Visited 1st Lady President of India, Pratibhatai Patil with members, informed her about Inner wheel projects done. Has been serving the society in each possible way either through club or personally and conducted many environmental awareness programs.

Manju Jain

District 304

Manju Jain MA in Socialogy is married to Rtn SC Jain. Member of IWC Bhopal East since 1992. Director of Bhopal Cables Pvt Ltd. Mother of Gaurav. Believes in simple living, high thinking, friendship and to be happy. Loves cooking and nature. She devotes her time to help the needy.

Sunita Jain

District 305

Dynamic and active with a blend of simplicity, determination and courage, can deal all types of situations. Has her own 10+2, CBSE school in Gwalior. An M.Sc., B.Ed. has keen desire to share her knowledge which led her to choose field of teaching. Dedicated in equal measures to profession, family and Inner Wheel loves making friends and cooking apart from reading books.

Suraksha Bathla

District 306

Suraksha Bathla is an active and multifaceted versatile personality. Born on 4th August did her Graduation from HMV & Masters in Political Science and Philosophy from DAV College Jalandhar and joined as Anchor in All India Radio Jalandhar. Married to entrepreneur Rtn Harish Bathla settled in Vadodara. Blessed with two married daughters Tanu MA wife of Arjun Awardee Nayan Mongia and Anushrii, MSc in Psychology is a T.V. Actor. In 1995-1996 unanimously Elected District Chairman 306, introduced 1st time in the clubs of the District, an awareness of Thalassemia.

Uma Bhagat

District 307

Joined Inner Wheel in 1999. After serving on club executive posts was President in 2005-06. Honoured best President and Secretary in her tenure. Her radio Talk on breast feeding and Environment project were highly appreciated by local administration and community. Sponsored Hepatitis B free mega vaccination camp at schools and rural areas for the benefit of children, ladies and gents. Served all District posts and attended two south Asia Rally and three Triennial Conferences. Did graduation from HP University. Hobbies are listening music, singing, dancing, meditation and Panting.

Shashi Kir

District 308

Shashi, joined IWC Roorkee in the year 1990. She is a post graduate in English Literature and a B.Ed. A teacher by profession, she is methodical and meticulous in her work. A voracious reader, she loves nature and interacting with people from all walks of life. With strong belief in true friendship and service to mankind her success mantra is “Be positive in all situations, Give your best and leave the rest to God!”

Ajindar Cheema

District 309

Ajindar, born in Ludhiana on 27th September did senior Cambridge from La Martinere and graduated from Loreto College, Lucknow. Married to Colonel A. S. Cheema, one of the oldest settlers of Sriganganagar ,who was conferred with an honoured Rotary membership after he climbed Everest in '65. Ever since then social service became a part of their life and Ajindar joined Inner Wheel in 1980. Chairperson of Guru Harkrishan Public School for last fifteen years, was District Chairman in 2010-11 and will be serving again as Chairman in 2017-18.

Asha Jain

District 310

Asha Jain born on 10th July 1963 in a socially active and religious family of Kandhla, District Muzaffarnagar, completed her graduation from Jammu University and postgraduation in sociology from Kerala University. She finds pleasure to serve, help others and discipline and dedication is in her blood. Represented Jammu in Interstate KhoKho and Handball and other sports while in school and college. Married to a leading Advocate Rtn. Sugandh Jain. Joined Inner wheel in 1999 and has worked on all posts at club and District level. Judged best Rotary Anne in 2010-11 by Rotary Governor.

Saroj Katiyar

District 311

Saroj Katiyar, dedicated and committed member joined IWC of Kanpur West in 1998. After being club Secretary and President, getting several laurels to the club, served as District Editor in 2011-12. Work includes education and upliftment of the weak and underprivileged women for their better tomorrow. Born in Lucknow, MA in Western History is married to Dr S. K. Katiyar and has a son Dr. Sandeep and daughter Swatee, both married. A florist by occupation also runs a pharmacy business. Has great love for nature and is fond of gardening, travelling, dancing, music, reading, handicrafts and loves pets. Member of Health Foundation and Kanpur Floricultural Society, is a Creative Director of 'Prastuti', and was the Patron of the 'Ladies Club' Medical College, Kanpur from 2003-08.

Mamta Dwivedi

District 312

Mamta is a graduate of arts. She joined Inner Wheel in 2003. During her Presidentship she was appreciated by Sri Murli Manohar Joshi, one of the senior most leader of BJP for her contribution in the field of girl education. Added 6 new Clubs in her District as ESO. Mamta translated Association By-Laws in Hindi twice. It was released by Prabha Raghunandan during her installation function at Ranchi. Her interests include listening old songs, cooking and travelling to different places.

Dr. R. Savithri Raghupati

District 313

Dr. R.Savithri Raghupathi member IWC Khopoli, joined Inner Wheel in the year 1996. Served as Club President in the year 1997-98. Recipient of Best President n Secretary Award joined District as Editor and served twice as ESO. Received Best District Treasurer award and will be District Chairman in 2017-18. Born in Chennai and in the family all are engineers. Sincere, honest and humble, religious minded likes to read books on scriptures. Passion for reading encouraged her to do 12th standard up to Ph.D. in Education, M.A. Sociology, M.Ed. MCJ (Dip.) Besides serving the needy, helping people, being polite and kind to all, is a calm person at the same very jovial with a lot of friends and loves her family.

Dr. Madhavi Pandya

District 314

A practicing doctor, she specialises in the diseases of women and is passionate about safe motherhood. She was on board of directors of Jan Shikshan Santhan,a Central government recognised vocational training Institute. A Charter President of IWC of Borivli, she successfully organised the ISO Meet at South Asia Rally in Mumbai.

Janaki Mohan

District 315

Mrs Janaki Mohan, did her B.A in R.B.V.R.R College of Women, Hyderabad and B.Ed, Annamalai University. Did three courses in French and gave Bharatanatyam performances in India and abroad. Charter President for 2 yrs. in the Club won the Best President's award and certificate for Polio Plus. Became Zonal Representative and served the district in all posts. Happily married to Rtn M.V.R Mohan, have three children son Anand, daughter Prabha are working abroad and son Sri Krishna working in Hyderabad and has two grandchildren

G. N. Varalakshmi

District 316

Mrs. G. N. Varalakshmi born on 24th August, completed her early education in Secunderabad and is a graduate of B.Com., Osmania University Hyderabad. Completed her Post Graduation M.Com. from Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur. Presently working in State Bank of India Guntakal. Happily married to Sri P Thimma Raju workingin State Bank of India is blessed with one daughter and one son joined Rotary in 2004-05 and served as Club President in RC Guntakal in 2010-11 and joined IWC Guntakal in 2005-06. Served all the posts at club level. Served the District 2012-13 as Dist.ISO, and all District posts. Her hobbies are reading books and listening music.

Usha Goudar

District 317

Born 31st March, Science graduate. 3rd Rank in University. Best outgoing student of the college. Joined Inner Wheel Club Hubli Midtown in 1990.Became Club President in 2002-03. Completed 107 projects. Won 7 District Awards. Her Club won Big Club Award. Won lots of awards for articles and poems. Has travelled abroad extensively. Happily married to Rtn. Mohan and blessed with a son Mithun.

Jayashri M. Urs

District 318

Mrs. Jayshri M. Urs, born on 26th February 1949, did schooling in Christ the King Convent, Mysuru and graduated from Mysore University. A keen sports person represented Mysore University in Table - Tennis. Joined IWC Mysore West in 1986 and was President twice. Did creative Projects for Women empowerment and girl child education. Served all posts at the District. A home maker, has a passion for social service, is Associated with FPAI for nearly two decades, President of FPAI, Mysore Branch for 2016-19, Executive member of Vanivilas Ladies Club, former member of Mysore District Health Committee and a member of Mysore University Annimal ethics Committee.

Padmini Nagachandra

District 319

Padmini holds a Master's degree in English and is a trainer in soft skills with her forte being etiquette. She has trained Executives of several companies. She is a trained Bharatanatya dancer and a certified Radio classical vocalist. Her motto is 'Keep your eyes on the stars and feet on the ground'!

Veena Pathy

District 320

Veena Pathy from Mangalore, completed her schooling & College at Trichy. Represented her University and State for Shuttle and as an NCC cadet was given Special Recognition at New Delhi Republic Day, Has a Diploma in Bharath Natyam and was the Best Outgoing student at College. Hobbies are Sewing, Serving, Trekking, Cycling and Organizing events. An Entrepreneur, husband Rtn A.V. Pathy is DG 201819. Has two sons at College, loves Inner Wheel and has attended All Club events, District events, 2 IIW Convention, 2 Triennials and 2 SAR at Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur.

Veila K Raja

District 321

Mrs Veila K Raja a MBA graduate a successful entrepreneur and India's largest exporters of herbs, handles finance and production of their company. Has travelled extensively and enjoys solving Sukoko. Joined Inner wheel in 2003 because of her strong sense of service and social responsibility. Her efforts are mainly focussed on areas such as education, health and hygiene and women empowerment.

Padma Preetha Sumanth

District 323

A graduate in BA English Literature and Advertising joined IWC of Madras Cosmos in 2006, President for two consecutive years from 2009 to 2011.Passionate in gardening, travelling, cooking, reading and singing. Married to Rtn.Vitta Sumanth and blessed with a daughter Samhita.

Mira Oberoi

District 324

Mira Oberoi, charter member of IWC Gangtok has served the club at all executive posts and president for two consecutive years. Thereafter joined the district as the ISO, treasurer and vice chairman for 2017-18. She did her schooling from Auxilium Convent Mumbai and her BSC from Govt college for women Ludhiana. She later added Hindi Ratna and a diploma in Public Relations to her qualification.

Shweta Sinha

District 325

Shweta Sinha, born on 16 June 1974, brought up in Patna, did schooling from prestigious Notre Dame Academy, followed by Graduation in English Honours from Delhi University, Commercial Arts from Delhi College of Art and Multimedia from Arena Aptech. Since last 17 years has been running a Design and Print Studio by the name of 'Vigyapan'. Became an Inner Wheel member in the year 2003-04 but has been active in Inner Wheel since the age of 10. Got the Best Member in the District award in 2008-09 and Best President's award in 2009-10. Joined Dist. Executive Committee as ISO in the year 2012-13.

Jayashree Bhattacharya

District 326

Jayshree , born in August 1957 did schooling from Railway English Medium, Bilaspur. Pursued her graduation in Social Science and completed her diploma in Social Service. A teacher of Social Science, joined Inner Wheel to serve the society. Married to Mr. P. Bhattacharya, a businessman has two children daughter Reema and son Devayan. Joined IWC Bilaspur in 2002 and served all posts at club level. During president-ship did projects related to Health and Education. Served as a club Secretary thrice and was best Secretary. Joined the District as Dist.I.S.O and is a staunch supporter of Girl education and women empowerment and matters of concern to the society .With a clear approach is able to infuse vibrant energy in people to fight for a noble cause.Strong believer in God, has a sense of duty towards the family and society and passion is visiting Hill stations, gardening, music and cooking.

Vinny Kandhari

District 329

Vinny Kandhari,born and raised in Amritsar, did schooling from Sacred Heart Convent and graduated in Psychology. Joined IWC Calcutta Mahanagar in 2003 and served as the president in the year 2010-11.Her dream project was- 'Healing Little Hearts' where 16 children with congenital heart diseases were operated in one year and a regular project of the club, featured in the IIW Newsletter. Employment was provided to the visually challenged by putting up exercise book making machines at Lighthouse for the Blind and it was inaugurated by Dr. Kapila Gupta. Worked with other NGO's and believes that serving mankind is the best way to serve God. Inner Wheel is her passion and loves listening to old melodies and travelling.

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