How DD Sahyadri Hirkani Awards were born ...
Sai Paranjpye (1st women TV Producer from DD)
Swati Sathe (1st women Jailor)
Dr Indra Hinduja (1st women Doctor to produce test tube baby )
Urvashi Saxena (1st women Chief Income tax Commissioner, Mumbai )
Meera Borwankar (1st women Joint Commissioner, Mumbai Police)
Saudamini Deshmukh (1st women Pilot Air India)
Manisha Mahiskar (1st women Collector of Sangli)
8.Rajni Pandit (1st women Detective)
9.Padma Bandyopadhyay (1st women Air Vice Marshal)
10.Surekha Yadav (1st Motor women)
During the recording of the ground event of Lux Hirkani Awards at DDK Mumbai, Meera Borwankar (now CP of Pune) said,'' this is a wonderful idea of celebrating Women of substance. But I wonder, if next year, Mukesh Sharma will be able to find, so many FIRST in the respective fields"?