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First Indian Woman

Indian history is full of women pioneers. They had broken all barriers and work for the progress of the country. They made significant influence in all fields including politics, arts, science, literature, games etc. Here is the list of such great women who had it first in the respective fields..

★ President of India ----------- Pratibha Patil, 2007

★ Prime Minister of India ----------- Indira Gandhi, 1966

★ Central Minister in a government ----------- Rajkumari Amrit KaurIndira-Gandhi

★ Railway Minister of India ----------- Mamata Banerjee

★ Speaker of the Lok Sabha ----------- Meira Kumar

★ Chairperson of Rajya Sabha ----------- Violet Alva

★ Governor ----------- Sarojini Naidu, Uttar Pradesh (1947–1949)

★ Chief Minister ----------- Sucheta Kripalani, Uttar Pradesh (1963–1967)

★ Speaker of State Assembly ----------- Mrs. Shano Devi

★ Nominated member of the Rajya Sabha ----------- Rukmini Devi Arundale

★ Nobel Prize ----------- Mother Teresa

★ Bharat Ratna ----------- Indira Gandhi

★ Chief Justice of a High Court ----------- Leila Seth, 1991 (Himachal Pradesh)

★ Chief Election Commissioner ----------- V. S. Ramadevi



★ Supreme Court judge ----------- Kumari Fathima Beevi

★ High Court Judge ----------- Anna ChandyMother-Teresa

★ Lawyer ----------- Cornelia Sorabji, 1892

★ Honours Graduate ----------- Kamini Roy, 1886

★ Graduates ----------- Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883

★ Doctorate of Science ----------- Asima Chatterjee, 1944

★  Director General of Police ----------- Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

★ IPS Officer ----------- Kiran Bedi

★ IAS officer ----------- Anna Rajan George, 1950

★ Indian National Congress President ----------- Annie Besant

★ Chairperson of State Bank of India ----------- Arundhati Bhattacharya

★ Chairman of UPSC ----------- Roze Millian Bethew

★ Secretary General of the Rajya Sabha ----------- V. S. Ramadevi

★ Chairperson of Indian Airlines ----------- Sushma Chawla

★ President of Indian Science Congress ----------- Dr. Ashima Chatterjee

★ Woman Ambassador ----------- C.B. Muthamma

★ Mount Everest ----------- Bachendri Pal, 1984

★ In space ----------- Kalpana Chawla

★ Airline Pilot ----------- Durba BanerjeeSushmita-Sen

★ Gold Medal in Asian Games ----------- Kamaljeet Sandhu, 1970

★ Magasasay Award ----------- Kamladevi Chattopadhyay

★ Miss Universe ----------- Sushmita Sen 

★ Miss World ----------- Rita Faria

★ To Climb Mount Everest twice ----------- Santosh Yadav

★ Jnanpith Award ----------- Ashapurna Devi

★ Booker Prize ----------- Arundhati Roy

★ Sahitya Akademi Award ----------- Amrita Pritam

★ Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ----------- Karnam Malleswari



★ Olympic Medal ----------- Karnam Malleswari

★ WTA Title ----------- Sania Mirza

★ Lieutenent General ----------- Puneeta Arora

★ Vice admiral of Indian Navy ----------- Puneeta Arora

★ Ashoka Chakra ----------- Nirja Bhanot

★ Commercial Pilot ----------- Prem Mathur

★ Woman to qualify for Olympic Games ----------- Sini Abrahim

★ Cross Gobi Desert ----------- Sucheta Kadethankar

★ Pilot in Indian Air Force ----------- Harita Kaur Deol

★ Grand Slam junior title ----------- Sania Mirza, 2003 Wimbledon Championships

★ Chess Grandmaster ----------- Koneru Humpy, 2002Vijaya-Lakshmi-Pandit

★ Member of Legion of Honour ----------- Asha Pande

★ Monarch of Delhi Sultanate ----------- Razia Sultan

★ To cross English Channel ----------- Aarti Saha

★ Physician ----------- Kadambini Ganguly

★ President of the UN General Assembly ----------- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, 1953

★ Air Vice Marshal ----------- Padmavathy Bandopadhyay

★ Head a Navratna PSU company ----------- Nishi Vasudeva

★ External Affairs Minister ----------- Sushma Swaraj

★ Women's Doubles Grand Slam trophy ----------- Sania Mirza

★ Gymnast to qualify for Olympics ----------- Dipa Karmakar

★ Boxer to win an Olympic Medal ----------- MC Mary Kom

★ Shuttler to win an Olympic Medal ----------- Saina Nehwal

★ Wrestler to win an Olympic Medal ----------- Sakshi Malik

★ Athlete to reach the final of a track event at the Olympics ----------- Lalita Babar

★ Gold medal at Asian Wrestling Championship ----------- Navjot Kaur

★ First Gold Medallist on International Track ----------- Hima Das







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