For her outstanding contribution to economic and business development at international scenario.
Indore: Solicitor Santosh Shukla (President of Iudex International) has briefed that versatile personality and Business Icon of Nepal Ms. Bhawani Rana has been bestowed with Prestigious Asian Magnum Award 2023 for her outstanding contribution to economic and business development at international scenario. The Prestigious Asian Magnum Award 2023 has been bestowed to Ms. Bhawani Rana at the award ceremony of World Book of Records in Indore (Madhya Pradesh) India. Significantly, Ms. Bhawani Rana, former President of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kathmandu, Nepal had many success stories to tell. Growing up in a semi-political family, Bhawani Rana learnt to lead the industrial sector and became the president of FNCCI. Although she was born in Kathmandu in a non-business Mishra family, in which her parents might never have imagined their junior daughter, Bhawani Rana, would make a business leader. Her marriage into a Rana Family from Nepalgunj changed her course. The appointment of her father Manmohan Mishra as a zonal commissioner changed not only her life but her fate as well. Mishra had served as the commissioner of Bheri from 1980-1981. Born in 1970, Rana completed her school from St. Mary's in Kathmandu and married Ashit Sumsher Rana, whom she had met in Nepalgunj. Before joining FNCCI and opening a hotel in Nepalgunj, she also invested in the garment industry and worked in the U.S. Embassy. She joined FNCCI in 2007 as a member and continued to work her way up in the leadership ladder. Under her pioneering vision, guidance, motivation and enthusiasm, the social, cultural, educational and business activities have strengthened Indo- Nepal relationship. Being the President of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, she has pioneered Nepal’s economy and business growth. As a member of the Investment Board Nepal, National Reconstruction Authority, and National Tourism Council, she has been the Immediate Past President of Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal. She has been the Managing Director of Sneha Group, which has investments in the agricultural and tourism sectors, Chairman of Fortuna Group (healthcare, manufacturing and automobile sectors), promoter of Capital Merchant Banking and Finance Ltd, and Director of National Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Apart from this, She has been decorated with outstanding awards and recognitions, including the National Award from the President of Nepal on the occasion of Nepal Republic Day in 2016; National Award as ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur Contribution’ (Tourism Sector) from Ministry of Industry in March 2009; Medal from Home Ministry in 2005 for serving the flood victims of mid-west Nepal; and Recognition Awards from various national organizations. Mr. Shukla further said Asian Magnum Award Felicitation is bestowed to personalities for matchless contribution in fields of justice, education, science, technology, policing, administration, environment, and holistic science, and spiritualistic awareness, social and cultural spheres and other domains to serve society. Asian Magnum Award is conferred on the recommendations made by the jury of the award committee, which are submitted to the Chairman for approval.