Indian women power is in full swing as they are winning awards & medals one after the another especially in the field of athletics.
Be it PV Sindhu, Manasi Joshi, Manu Baker, Hima Das, Bhavna Tokekar, the list is endless.
And, now there is another woman, who made India prouder but on a different global stage.
With a bronze in graphic designing, Shweta Ratanpura became the first Indian woman to get a medal the World Skills event.
World Skill event was organized in Russia and was attended by 63 countries.
With the persistence and determination of Shweta and other 18 participants, Indian contingent ended on number 13 with 1 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals. The other 15 were awarded medals of excellence.
Recognizing their achievement, the skills Ministry released a statement on Friday:
Blazing a trail of glory for India at the global stage, the 48-member Indian team returned with the best-ever finish at the WorldSkills International Competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia by winning 19 medals and medallions of excellence.
In addition to Shweta’s bronze in graphic designing, Indians won silver in web technologies, another bronze in jewelry and gold in water technology.
“With this historic triumph, Team India won hearts and set a new standard of skilling on the world stage. India finished 13th in the overall standings several notches up from the last time when it won 11 medals and finished in the 19th position at Abu Dhabi in 2017,” another official statement read.
At I For Her, we are proud of all these women who are making India proud at the international scene!