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5th Season of Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards 2022, An Initiative by Brand Avatar
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Honorable Mayor Ms. R. Priya has inaugurated the grand award ceremony of the 5th season of Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards 2022, an initiative by Brand Avatar which provides a platform to recognize women engaged in home-based ventures in the country. It is an initiative by Brand Avatar, an integrated marketing communications and brand & event management solutions company.

 







5th Season of Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards 2022, An Initiative by Brand Avatar – Announcement of 2022 Winners

 

The event also attracted the participation of eminent personalities from industries, academia, government, cinema, television and social service organizations such as follows:

 





Ms. Suhasini Maniratnam



Indian actress





Mr. K. S. Ravikumar



Indian film director





Mr. Aari Arjunan



Indian film Actor





Mr. Ravi Muthusamy IPS



Ex. ADGP & Social Activist





Ms. Thamizhachi Thangapandian



Member of Parliament, South Chennai





Mr. P Vasu



Indian Director





Dr. Ishari K Ganesh



Founder, chairman and Chancellor of Vels University





Dr. Preethaa Ganesh



Vice President – Vels Group of Institutions





Mr. Ganesh Venkatraman



Indian actor





Ms. Lakshmy Ramakrishnan



Indian actress, director and philanthropist.





Mr. Vaibhav Reddy



Indian actor





Ms. Vanathi Srinivasan



Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Coimbatore South constituency.





Mr. Manobala



Indian film director, producer, actor





Mr. CK Kumaravel



Co-founder & CEO Naturals





Ms. Brinda Sivakumar



Indian Singer





Ms. Srekala Bharath



Musical artist





Mr. Sathish Muthukrishnan



Indian actor





Mr. Ravindhranath Kumar – OPS Ravi



Member of Parliament, Theni





Ms. Vasuki Bhaskar



Indian Fashion & costume designer





Mr. Venkatesh Bhat



Renowned chef





Ms. Sivaangi Krishnakumar



Indian actress, playback singer and television personality.





Mr. T. J. Gnanavel



Indian film director





Ms. Shrutika



Indian actress





Mr. Sivarajah Ramanathan



Mission Director & CEO – Tamil Nadu Startup & Innovation Mission





Mr. Santhosh Prathap



Indian actor





Mr. Blaze Kannan



Producer & CEO – Dwarka Productions





Mr. Tharshan Thiyagarajah



Actor



 

The current edition of the Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards/Suyasakthi Viruthugal 2022, an initiative by Brand Avatar also provided college going girls a platform to share their entrepreneurial ideas, and plans to start, execute and scale up their dream ventures through Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards/Suyasakthi Viruthugal Student edition with the support of YI – Young Indians, Chennai Chapter and GRT Mahalakshmi Vidyalaya as special sponsors. This initiative recognised the best ideas presented by the students. The top 3 winners were awarded with Rs. 1,00,000 cash prize.

 

This year Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards 2022, an initiative by Brand Avatar had tied-up with StartupTN (TANSIM), an initiative of the Government of Tamil Nadu, nurturing a benevolent entrepreneurial ecosystem in the State.

 

Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards 2022, is unique in the sense that it honors home-based business women, instead of corporate talents. The award was instituted in 2017 and so far four seasons have been held. The first three ceremonies took place at Chennai, while the 4th one went digital. From 2000+ registrations, 500 shortlisted candidates attended the jury interview out of which totally 16 category winners, 9 Inspirational woman awardees, 41 special mention awardees and 3 student teams were awarded on stage.

 

Winners list 2022:





Category Name



City



Name





Agriculture



Ramanathapuram



Janani Pratha P





Digital



Tiruvannamalai



Mythili Koyam Gopa





Healthcare



Trichy



Dr R sofialaransa Rajarajan





Education



Chennai



Saraswathy Pandiyan





Beauty & Wellness



Salem



Jeevitha K





Technology



Coimbatore



SAJITHA S





Home Retail



Salem



Tamilselvi Thanikachalam





Arts & Culture



Kundrathur



S. Pushpahelen Kanagaraj





Sports



Chennai



Vinolee Ramalingam





Social



Tiruppur



Roopa Selvanayaki





Home Professional



Kanyakumari



Renjini Thanumalay Perumal





Media & Entertainment



Namakkal



Gowthami Eswaran





NRI



Coimbatore



Sandhya D Prakash





Food & Beverages



Erode



Thilakavathi Mani





Outside TN



Karnataka



Saranya Rajendran





Food & Beverages (Special achiever)



Chennai



Uma Krishnaswamy K



 

Inspirational Women Awardees:





Name of the Inspirational women Awardees



Organization or Category or Field





Ms Meenakshi Arvind



Industrialist and Social Activist





Ms Bhageerathy Ramamoorthy



Anandan trust





Ms. Gopika Verma



Indian classical dancer and teacher





Ms. G Kala – Dance Master



Film Dance Master





Ms. Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu



former national paralympic swimming champion





Ms. Bharathi Baskar



Public/motivational speaker





Ms. Khushbu Sundar



Entertainment and Public Life





Ms. Hemalatha Annamalai



Automobile Entrepreneur





Ms. Sudha Kongara Prasad



Indian movie Director



 

Selection Process:



The applications were received from June 7th to July 2nd, 2022



These applications were shortlisted and top candidates were interviewed by the esteemed jury during the jury interview on July 23 & 24, 2022.



The panel of esteemed Jury members shortlisted nominated women based on: uniqueness of the business, social impact, business challenges, scalability, family impact, and progress & revenue.



The selected winners from each category were presented with the award at a grand ceremony on 28 August, 2022.


 

The eminent jury panel for the Sakthi Masala’s Homepreneur Awards, comprises women achievers from different fields who include:



Ms. Aruna Subramaniam, Management Consultant & Trustee, Bhoomika Trust



Ms. Hema Rukmani, CEO, Thenandal Entertainment



Ms. Jayasree Vummidi, Managing Director – The Lotus Group



Ms. Krithika Radhakrishnan, Arkay Production



Ms. Lakshmi Ravichander, Founder, Event Art



Ms. Latha Rajan, Founder, Ma Foi Strategic Consultants



Dr. Madhu Saran, Founder, River NGO



Dr. Manimekalai Mohan, Founder, SSVM Institutions, Coimbatore



Ms. Nina Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Savera Hotels



Ms. Prasanna Vasanadu, founder and CEO, VR Derma Pvt Ltd



Ms. Poornima Ramaswamy, designer, stylist and entrepreneur



Ms. Radha Sanjeev, Chief Operations Officer, Glosel Group



Ms. Rathna Sivaraman, entrepreneur and media personality



Ms. Ravoofa H.K, Media Mason



Ms. Rinku Mecheri, social entrepreneur, Founder, Chennai Volunteers



Ms. Rukmini Thiagarajan, Director – Chennai One IT Sez



Dr Saranya T. Jaikumar, educational psychologist



Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder-President, Avtar Career Creators & Flexi Careers India



Ms. Shiny Surendran, accredited sports dietitian, IOC & SDA



Ms. Shylaja Chetlur, actor, entrepreneur, media professional, Shylaar Productions



Dr. Srinisha Maran, Chairperson, Bharath University & Sree Balaji Medical College



Ms. Sushila Ravindranath, senior journalist



Ms. Veena Kumaravel, co-founder, Naturals Salon



Dr. Vimalarani Britto, entrepreneur, educationalist, and social


 

Jury from YI – Young Indians, Chennai Chapter:



Vidya Ragu – a YI Member, Founder Himalaya calling, Skillsgurucool, Womens Bilateral Mastermind – Global Conversations platform on Entrepreneurship



Kavya – Co-founder, Advay Capital, associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


 

Below are the prestigious sponsors who have joined hands to successfully execute the event this year.

 

Sakthi Masala, the queen of spices as the household name among the millions today, is the title sponsor of Homepreneur Awards 2022. The event is powered by SSVM Institutions, A school milieu that creates confident, self-assured learners; GRT Jewellers, one of India’s foremost jewellery stores; Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, providing excellent medical education. The Associate sponsor being Milky Mist, always extending hands towards better nutrition. Student edition special sponsor being GRT Mahalakshmi Vidyalaya.


Disclaimer: This Press Release has not been vetted or endorsed by The Eastern Herald's editorial staff.

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