Women Entrepreneur Award to Ms. Maushumi Thakurta Nag, Founder Director, Maushumi Wellness (MrilQ)
The Rotary Club of Madras East, today honoured Ms. Maushumi Thakurta Nag, Founder Director, Maushumi Wellness (MrilQ) with ‘Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award’. Dr. Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospital Enterprises Ltd did the honours.
Ms. Maushumi Thakurta Nag said, “It gives me immense pleasure and honour to receive this award from Rotary Club of Madras East. Awards like this motivate you to march ahead and work more towards your ambitions and goals.”
Rtn B.S. Purshotham, RCME said, “It makes me feel extremely happy to see women doing excellent work in every chosen field, thereby contributing to themselves, family and society. I wish and hope that, women in India continue to do the good work and grow in large numbers.”
Dr. Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospital Enterprises Ltd said, “Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task. One needs to implement his/her ideas effectively to achieve desired results. Passion, hard work and determination is the key to success and we are seeing an example today in front of us, in the form of Ms. Maushumi Thakurta Nag.”
About the Awardee:
Ms. Maushumi Thakurta Nag, Founder Director of “Maushumi Wellness” is a first-generation entrepreneur. Her first enterprise, “Aryan IT” Solutions, was launched nearly a decade back, and specializes in the mining industry, with a focus on system integration automation, especially for greenfield projects with on-site Project Management. A personal challenge, eight years back, brought her from IT to Beauty, and “Maushumi’s Wellness”, a woman owned company was established in 2013, with the intent to manufacture and deal with personal care products which are natural, additive free bio-degradable.
MrilQ is a unique concept, whereby your hair and skin are protected from pollution and other damage, nourished naturally, and also prepared for damage-free application of cosmetics through a protective barrier. These products are made under a patent and which is under process. The company manufactures 100% Natural & Organic products – for Hair & Skin care – under the Brand “MrilQ”, as well as Jute Bags – using Azo free dyes – under brand name “MriTTikA”. In sync with the concept of ‘Zero Carbon Footprints’, the production facility at Dhanbad (Jharkhand) will go totally solar by end of 2018.
This award of the Rotary Club of Madras East is sponsored by Smt. K Rajalakshmi and her family, year on year. Smt. Rajalakshmi, now 82 years old, is a doyen and inspiration for all women. Her life story as brought out by her children, reads like a story out of a movie. Connected to the movie industry she was, as part of her venture to keep the family afloat during difficult times. But what stands apart was that she turned an entrepreneur at the age of 13, not out of compulsion, but was triggered by observing the scene around her during war torn times.