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Umeed Awards 2023: Celebrating Exceptional Talents and Triumphs of Special Children

In a heartwarming celebration of resilience, talent, and triumph, the Umeed Awards 2023, hosted by the Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, founded by Romal Surana, and Sva Eternal, founded by Gayatri Chadwa, in collaboration with The World of Blessings, concluded on October 7, 2023, at Trinity International School.

This exceptional event brought together a diverse community to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of special children who have overcome challenges and demonstrated exceptional abilities.

Romal Surana, the founder of the Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, expressed her deep pride, stating, "The Umeed Awards testify to the indomitable spirit of these extraordinary individuals. At Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, we believe in providing a platform for these talents to shine, and today, we witness their brilliance illuminating our hearts."

Gayatri Chadwa, founder of Sva Eternal, echoed these sentiments, adding, "Sva Eternal is committed to fostering inclusivity and celebrating diversity. The Umeed Awards exemplify the power of community, determination, and support. Each award recipient has shown us that obstacles can be transformed into stepping stones towards greatness."

Distinguished chief guests Ulka Devrukhkar, Kapila Soni, and Chetna Bidave graced the event, adding significance to the evening.


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Venishetti Ravikumar

Vinod Ram Vanjari

Raghav Srivastava

Devaj Abhiit Bhate

Prerna Appa Gholap

Omkar Balkrishna Shinde

Akshay Shanbhag

Aditya Amit Ande

Aashrita Shetty

Pranay Oswal

Mogili Laxmaiah

Diya Jayesh Shah

Sowmil Kowadkar

Shivam Punabi

Jinisha Oswal

Pratik Kishor Chopada

Ajit Kunte

Swami Balu Karande

Kaneecka Karbhari

Aarush Jain

Samiksha Nair

Aditi Murugkar

Rohan Goyal

Yuvraj Mahalle

Muskan Sheikh

Skandan Deshmukh

The Umeed Awards stood out for prioritizing substance over style. Unlike many high-profile ceremonies, this event highlighted the genuine achievements of the awardees, spotlighting their incredible journeys and talents. The morning was marked by heartwarming performances, showcasing the extraordinary skills of the award recipients, and leaving a lasting impact on all attendees.

Organizers expressed their gratitude to supporters Rupali Dhamdhere, Principal of Trinity International School, Dr. Prachetan Potadar, Founder of Stay Featured, Vindi Pujari, Director of Nerva Education Foundation, Bhavisha Buddhadeo, and Pooja D, Founders of Rootskill and Rootcoom, and other supporters who contributed to the event's success. Distinguished guests Dr Anita Kaul, Sejal Desai Ray, Sarvjeet Kirad, Ujjwala, Jayprada Biswal, Neha Verma Madan, representatives from Sunderjis Global Academia and Institute of Special Needs, Revachand Academy, and many others attended the event to support and encourage the awardees and performers. This event not only celebrated the talents of these exceptional individuals but also served as a powerful reminder of the boundless potential within every person, regardless of the challenges faced.

Media Partners who contributed to the event's success include Neel Writes, Brand Maker RD, Aimsolute, and regional media partner Samruddha Vyapar.

The event also featured a "Walk with Plants" organized by Rootskill and choreographed by Sumaya Pathan, where parents and guests walked with a plant to create awareness about nature.

For further information, please contact:

Romal Surana and Gayatri at the

About Nanhaa Gyan Foundation:

Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, founded by Romal Surana, is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals with special needs by providing education, support, and opportunities for personal and academic growth.

About Sva Eternal:

Sva Eternal, founded by Gayatri Chadwa, is a community-driven organization committed to promoting inclusivity and celebrating individuals' diverse talents and abilities, fostering a more accepting society.

About The World of Blessings:

The World of Blessings is a charitable initiative focused on creating positive societal change by supporting individuals facing challenges and promoting equal opportunities for all.

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