First Women In India


1. First Indian woman who become an individual member of International Olympic Committee ---> Nita Ambani (2016)

2. First Indian woman who reached Antarctica --> Mahel Musa

3. First Woman Headmistress in school --> Savitribai Phule

4. First Woman to receive Gyanpith Award --> Ashapurna Devi

5. First Woman to receive Bharat Ratna --> Indira Gandhi

6. First Woman to cross English Channel --> Arati Saha

7. First Woman to receive Ashoka Chakra --> Niraja Bhanot

8. First &Last Muslim Woman ruler of Delhi --> Razia Sultana

9. First Woman chairperson of Indian Airlines --> Sushama Chawala

10. First Woman Air Vice Marshal --> P. Bandopadhyaya

11. First Woman Lieutenant General --> Puneeta Arora

12. First Woman Director General of Police (DGP) --> Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

13. First Woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission --> Roze Millian Bethew

14. First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian State --> Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani

15. First Woman President of the Indian National Congress --> Mrs. Annie Besant

16. First Woman to climb Mount Everest twice --> Santosh Yadav

17. First Woman Ambassador --> Miss C.B. Muthamma

18. First Woman judge in Supreme Court --> Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

19. First Indian Woman to become "Miss World" --> Rita Faria

20. First Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha --> Meira Kumar (2009)

21. First Woman President --> Pratibha Patil (2007)

22. First Indian Woman to win Booker Prize --> Arundhati Roy (1997)

23. First Indian Woman to climb Mount Everest --> Bachendri Pal (1984)

24. First Woman to win Nobel Peace Prize --> Mother Teresa (1979)

25. First Woman IPS Officer of India --> Kiran Bedi (1972)

26. First Woman Prime Minister of India --> Indira Gandhi (1966)

27. First Woman president of UN General Assembly --> Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1953)

28. First Woman governor of Independent India --> Sarojini Naidu, in charge of United Provinces

29. First Woman to hold a Union Cabinet post --> Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

30. First Women's University --> Maharshi Karve starts SNDT University in Pune with five students in 1916.

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