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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 Masalas Homepreneur Awards 2022 An Initiative


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.


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