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Umeed Awards 2023 - A Celebration of Exceptional Abilities and Unyielding Determination

In a heartening tribute to resilience and triumph, the Umeed Awards 2023, orchestrated by the Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, established by Romal Surana, and Sva Eternal, founded by Gayatri Chadwa, in partnership with The World of Blessings, concluded on October 7, 2023, at Trinity International School, Pune

This remarkable event brought together a diverse community to honour the remarkable achievements of special children who have surmounted challenges and showcased their ext

Romal Surana, the visionary behind the Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, expressed her profound pride, remarking, "The Umeed Awards serve as a testament to the unbreakable spirit of these exceptional individuals. At the Nanhaa Gyan Foundation, we believe in providing a stage where these talents can truly shine, and today, we witness their brilliance illuminating our hearts."

Gayatri Chadwa, the driving force behind Sva Eternal, echoed these sentiments, saying, "Sva Eternal is devoted to nurturing inclusivity and embracing diversity. The Umeed Awards exemplify the power of community, resolve, and encouragement. Each awardee has demonstrated that challenges can indeed be transformed into stepping stones towards greatness."

Esteemed guests, including Ulka Devrukhkar, Kapila Soni, and Chetna Bidave, graced the occasion, elevating the significance of the evening.


Sagar Rode

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 Shekh

Skandan Deshmukh

The Umeed Awards shone brightly for its emphasis on substance over style. In contrast to many high-profile ceremonies, this event spotlighted the genuine accomplishments of the awardees, underscoring their remarkable journeys and talents. The morning was graced with heartwarming performances, showcasing the exceptional skills of the award recipients and leaving a lasting impression on all attendees.

Organizers extended their heartfelt appreciation to supporters such as 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 contributors who played a vital role in making this event a success. Distinguished guests Dr. Anita Kaul, Sejal Desai Ray, Dr. 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, showing their support and encouragement for the awardees and performers. This event not only celebrated the talents of these exceptional individuals but also served as a potent reminder of the limitless potential within every person, regardless of the challenges they face.

Media Partners who greatly contributed to the success of this event include Neel Writes, Brand Maker RD, AimSolute Solutionist , and regional media partner Samruddha Vyapar.

The event also witnessed a "Walk with Plants" initiative organized by Rootskill and choreographed by Sumaya Pathan. Parents and guests participated in this walk, carrying plants to raise awareness about nature.

For further information,

please contact:

Romal Surana and Gayatri


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 the diverse talents and abilities of individuals, 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 advocating for equal opportunities for all.


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