Director, Culture Aangan
An acclaimed community tourism entrepreneur leading a successful enterprise (www.cultureaangan.com) contributing to the conservation of bio-diversity, environment, arts, crafts and promoting rural livelihood. Showcased first time ever Indian traditional arts and tribal crafts in international festival like Edinburgh Festival, Scotland and Errigal Arts festival, Ireland. She is awarded the Most Innovative Community Tourism Initiative award at the hands of Secretary Tourism, Government of India at a Seminar organized by ASSOCHAM and Yes Bank in New Delhi.
The concept of sustainable rural tourism in Sindhudurg is introduced by her. She received the Konkan Ratna for work done in the area of sustainable tourism in the Konkan region. Now she is fully involved in developing and marketing rural tourism in India.