Renowned educationist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Dr. Bhagyashree Patil, was recently honored with the prestigious “Shakti Award” for her outstanding contributions to healthcare and women’s empowerment. The award ceremony took place at the Pune Police Commissioner’s Excellence Center and was presented by Pune Police Commissioner Retesh Kumaarr and Chief Guest Anu Aga, former Member of Parliament and chairperson of Thermax.
Dr. Bhagyashree Patil serves as the Pro-Chancellor of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth and is the visionary Founder Chairperson of Rise n’ Shine Biotech Pvt. Ltd. She has made significant strides in healthcare through initiatives like The Yashoda Human Milk Bank, which operates 24/7, providing safe and nutritious donor human milk to reduce infant mortality. Dr. Patil’s work also extends to women’s empowerment, with initiatives at D. Y. Patil Private Super Specialty Hospital and her commitment to creating opportunities for women.
Expressing her gratitude upon receiving the award, Dr. Patil stated, “This award is not just for me but for every woman who dreams and works hard to make it a reality.”
The Shakti Award, which began in 2022, has consistently celebrated exceptional women across various sectors. It is a testament to merit, genuine effort, and a commitment to excellence. Dr. Bhagyashree Patil’s dedication to healthcare and women’s empowerment has rightfully earned her this prestigious recognition.
Re-reported from the article originally published in The ANI English