Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Samman is an award in the memory of an extraordinary woman. The award is established by women, for women and is about women. The award is presented annually to a woman who has dared to dream and has the capability to translate that dream into reality. Smt. Modi was a champion of women’s causes and was driven by the motto "work is worship". Late Smt. Modi is a legend today.
Modi Stree Shakti Samman would be conferred on eminent artist, Seema Kohli on 7th
December, 2012 at New Delhi. For more information,
Seema Kohli - Eminent Artist as winner of 2011 Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Samman.
Jetsun Pema - the younger sister of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
Krishna Poonia - the first Indian woman
to win the Gold Medal in Common Wealth Games 2010 in New Delhi.
Smt. Madhavi Mudgal (Delhi) for Indian Classical Dance, 2008.
Ms. Revathy Menon (Bangalore) for Films, 2007.
Justice Ruma Pal (Kolkata) for Justice and equality in 2006.
Smt. Kanchan Chaudhry Bhattacharya (Uttaranchal) as IPS (DGP) in 2005.
Smt. Laina Raveendran Greene (Singapore) for Entrepreneurial skills in 2004.
Smt. Usha Rai (New Delhi) for Journalism in 2003.
Smt. Anjolie Ela Menon (New Delhi) for 'Leading Artist' in 2002.
Smt. Madhushree Dutta (Mumbai) for her 'Docu-Feature' Films in 2001.
Smt. Mangi Devi (Jaipur) for Rural Work in 2000.
Smt. Vidya Bal (Pune) for Parallel Journalism in 1999.
Smt. Usha Ganguly (Kolkata) for Interactive Theatre in 1998.