Padmashri Saalumarada Thimmakka is an environmentalist from Karnataka; Anantha Lakshmi is currently spearheading the Bharatiya Grameen Mahila Sangh, a National Association of Rural Women in India, founded in 1955 by her grandmother Late Padma Bhushan Yashodhara Dasappa and Late C Sharada and Urmila Chanam is a journalist and a knowledge management and communications professional, social activist, a gender rights activist, a blogger and a public health professional.
At the discussion, Raja Mukherjee, CMO at Sowparnika Projects and Infrastructure Pvt Ltd., said, “It is indeed an overwhelming moment for me to share a platform with three women leaders who have marked their presence in the society through their noble deeds. Their contribution to the society is remarkable and we look forward to a sustained association with them in our drive to help the society and make it a better place. I am grateful to Thimmakka for extending her support to Sowparnika and guide us through our journey towards the ‘Go Green’ movement.”
In line with this discussion, Padmashri Saalumarada Thimakka said, “We are all children of God and all our activities are nothing extraordinary, but our responsibilities. The nation needs a change for the betterment and contribute towards that is our duty. I would happily serve the nation till my last breath and would love to take up associations having a strong social cause.’’