Heera Group founder and CEO Dr Nowhera Shaikh have received Vishisht Mahila Ratna Samman. Mrs Smriti Irani Union Minister of Women and Child welfare gave the award. This women’s day 2022 is very special for Dr Nowhera Shaik as she has been conferred with Vishisht Mahila Ratna Samman. She is a businesswoman to look up to, founder and CEO of Heera Group, The National President of the All India Mahila Empowerment Party, an entrepreneur and most importantly, a selfless philanthropist who wakes up every day with the vision of progressing in the world of civilisation & learning to make a difference in the life of another individual. An inspiration to many and the reason for several newfound smiles, Dr Nowhera Shaik, believes she’s only beginning her journey and that there is a long way to go before she sees the peak of it.
The high spiritual and religious, cultural and business background was inherited by Ms Nowhera Shaikh.
Dr Nowhera Shaikh was born to Shaikh Nanne Saheb and Shaikh Bilkis in 1973. Ms Shaikh has followed her father’s footsteps from a very early age by supporting him in his business activities even during her school days. The high spiritual and religious, cultural and business background was inherited by Ms Nowhera Shaikh. In 1998, she started an Islamic School for girls at Tirupati Town in ‘Madrasa Niswan’ with around 150 Students. Most students were very poor and could not even afford to buy books and uniforms. She gave such poor children free education with lodging and boarding facilities.
Some of the awards and achievements of Dr Nowhera Shaikh:
- Extraordinaire – Powerful Women Achiever by NexBrands – Brand Vision Summit 2017-2018
- Stardust Achievers Award 2017
- Gulfood Award – Best Newcomer Brand 2016
- Woman of Integrity and Purpose Award 2016
- Fastest Growing Indian Company Excellence Award 2013
Dr Nowhera Shaikh also won the ‘Best Transfer for Heera Gold Charted from UAE.’ Further, she grabbed the Antony Gold Bullion Company Limited U.K. award and the Tajir Gold Dust and Bar Ghana Limited award. She was the proud recipient of several awards that reflected her expertise in business and her undying passion for helping people in need. With the kind of integration of knowledge and hard work she put across, the firm’s growth was obvious.