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First Indian Woman - India GK - Indian Women Achievement

The Indian history is full of women pioneers. They had broken all barriers and work for the progress of their 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 to learn for competitive exams -


First Indian Woman


1.   President of India ----------- Pratibha Patil, 2007
2.   Prime Minister of India ----------- Indira Gandhi, 1966
3.   Central Minister in a government ----------- Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
4.   Railway Minister of India ----------- Mamata Banerjee
5.   Speaker of the Lok Sabha ----------- Meira Kumar
6.   Chairperson of Rajya Sabha ----------- Violet Alva
7.   Governor ----------- Sarojini Naidu, Uttar Pradesh (1947–1949)
8.   Chief Minister ----------- Sucheta Kripalani, Uttar Pradesh (19631967)
9.   Speaker of State Assembly ----------- Mrs. Shano Devi
10.       Nominated member of the Rajya Sabha ----------- Rukmini Devi Arundale
11.       Nobel Prize ----------- Mother Teresa
12.       Bharat Ratna ----------- Indira Gandhi
13.       Chief Justice of a High Court ----------- Leila Seth, 1991 (Himachal Pradesh)
14.       Chief Election Commissioner ----------- V. S. Ramadevi
15.       Supreme Court judge ----------- Kumari Fathima Beevi
16.       High Court Judge ----------- Anna Chandy
17.       Lawyer ----------- Cornelia Sorabji, 1892
18.       Honours Graduate ----------- Kamini Roy, 1886
19.       Graduates ----------- Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
20.       Doctorate of Science ----------- Asima Chatterjee, 1944
21.       Director General of Police ----------- Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
22.       IPS Officer ----------- Kiran Bedi
23.       IAS officer ----------- Anna Rajan George, 1950
24.       Indian National Congress President ----------- Annie Besant
25.       Chairperson of State Bank of India ----------- Arundhati Bhattacharya
26.       Chairman of UPSC ----------- Roze Millian Bethew
27.       Secretary General of the Rajya Sabha ----------- V. S. Ramadevi
28.       Chairperson of Indian Airlines ----------- Sushma Chawla
29.       President of Indian Science Congress ----------- Dr. Ashima Chatterjee
30.       Woman Ambassador ----------- C.B. Muthamma
31.       Mount Everest ----------- Bachendri Pal, 1984
32.       In space ----------- Kalpana Chawla
33.       Airline Pilot ----------- Durba Banerjee
34.       Gold Medal in Asian Games ----------- Kamaljeet Sandhu, 1970
35.       Magsaysay Award ----------- Kamladevi Chattopadhyay
36.       Miss Universe ----------- Sushmita Sen 
37.       Miss World ----------- Rita Faria
38.       To Climb Mount Everest twice ----------- Santosh Yadav
39.       Jnanpith Award ----------- Ashapurna Devi
40.       Booker Prize ----------- Arundhati Roy
41.       Sahitya Akademi Award ----------- Amrita Pritam
42.       Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ----------- Karnam Malleswari
43.       Olympic Medal ----------- Karnam Malleswari
44.       WTA Title ----------- Sania Mirza
45.       Lieutenant General ----------- Puneeta Arora
46.       Vice admiral of Indian Navy ----------- Puneeta Arora
47.       Ashoka Chakra ----------- Nirja Bhanot
48.       Commercial Pilot ----------- Prem Mathur
49.       Woman to qualify for Olympic Games ----------- Sini Abrahim
50.       Cross Gobi Desert ----------- Sucheta Kadethankar
51.       Pilot in Indian Air Force ----------- Harita Kaur Deol
52.       Grand Slam junior title ----------- Sania Mirza, 2003 Wimbledon Championships
53.       Chess Grandmaster ----------- Koneru Humpy, 2002
54.       Member of Legion of Honour ----------- Asha Pande
55.       Monarch of Delhi Sultanate ----------- Razia Sultan
56.       To cross English Channel ----------- Aarti Saha
57.       Physician ----------- Kadambini Ganguly
58.       President of the UN General Assembly ----------- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, 1953
59.       Air Vice Marshal ----------- Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
60.       Head a Navratna PSU company ----------- Nishi Vasudeva
61.       External Affairs Minister ----------- Sushma Swaraj
62.       Women's Doubles Grand Slam trophy ----------- Sania Mirza
63.       Gymnast to qualify for Olympics ----------- Dipa Karmakar
64.       Boxer to win an Olympic Medal ----------- MC Mary Kom
65.       Shuttle to win an Olympic Medal ----------- Saina Nehwal
66.       Wrestler to win an Olympic Medal ----------- Sakshi Malik
67.       Athlete to reach the final of a track event at the Olympics ----------- Lalita Babar
68.       Gold medal at Asian Wrestling Championship ----------- Navjot Kaur
69.       First Gold Medalist on International Track ----------- Hima Das


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