When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity.. you do not slam it shut behind you instead you reach back, and you give folks the same chances that helped you succeed” that’s the philosophy in the economic development of the country and well being of their families.
“Puncham Bazaar”- An exclusive Lifestyle and Fashion show organized by Puncham a socio- charitable women’s organization headed by Mrs. Rani Poddar. The legendary exhibition has been continuing for more than three decades now. This exhibition cum sale’s primarily focus lies in making all sorts of household items under one roof for women. The one day event aims to making women feel beautiful inside and out. The exhibition to showcase trend setting designers clothing, accessories, footwear, jewellery and much more by designers from different cities- All under one roof. So be it cutlery, crockery, arte facts, furnishings, designer garments or anything at all for women, you will definitely find it at“Puncham Bazaar”.
Holding a philanthropic vision, “Puncham Bazaar” comprises of 90 stalls along with international brands under the same roof along with 10 NGO stalls, the funds raised from this event have been instrumental in building nearly 11 cold drinking water foundations in Mumbai, besides helping the Indian Cancer Society, Association for the blind and physically handicapped children.
“Puncham Bazaar” has spread its wings not just nationally but also internationally including – Hong Kong, Dubai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and many more offers the best of items in affordable prices.
The exhibition organized by a woman, to a woman and for a woman “Puncham Bazaar” has had a dozen of big wigs visit the exhibition every year.
This exhibition cum sale’s primarily focus lies in making all sorts of household items under one roof for women. Rani Poddar, woman behind Puncham Bazaar exclaims “Skilled women playing vital role in economic uplift. Puncham Bazaar is an opportunity for women to exhibit their talent. Women should empower each other and help others grow. As much as I believe education is important I equally stand in support of talent. For all those women who haven’t got the chance to attain the education they deserved,Puncham Bazaar provides them to explore their talent”
Spearheading “PUNCHAM BAZAAR” Aneel Murarka exclaims“There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. Women are leaders everywhere you look from CEO to the house wives that hold together a home and a country. Puncham Bazaar is an opportunity for women to exhibit their talent. Exploring her credentials It is an opportunity for every women to showcase her talent”.
Founded in the year 1980, “Puncham”, a socio – charitable women’s organization is the brain child of Rani Poddar, who has been at the forefront of social initiatives and charitable activities throughout her life. In its tenure of 30 years, “Puncham” has been instrumental in building nearly 11 cold drinking water fountains in Mumbai, besides helping the Indian Cancer Society and the Association for the Blind.
In 2009, the Times of India group recognized and acknowledged Rani Poddar for her outstanding social contribution by conferring the “Angel of the City” award. She also received the prestigious “Udaan” award as a woman of substance at the hands of Ashok Chavan, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Today, after having brought in some heavy changes in the social thread of the society, no prizes for guessing who tops the list for his philanthropic gestures. The man who has been a silent doer and a game changer for social atrocities prevailing in the society is Industrialist and Philanthropist Aneel Murarka.