|Global Wellness Ambassador for India Rekha Chaudhari and Maharashtra Tourism Minister Ram Shinde|
Global Wellness Day is a first officially branded Wellness Day in all the countries of the world dedicated to wellness and healthy living. It is an international movement which is celebrated with the support of Global Wellness Ambassadors, who are entrepreneurs and wellness professionals as well.
This year, Rekha Chaudhari, the Global Wellness Ambassador for India, brought together personalities from the field of women and social welfare, holistic healing, beauty, sports, fitness and entertainment and music to convey the message of Wellness to Indians.
The event was graced by Smita Thackeray, well-known social activist and producer; Ram Shinde - Minister of Tourism, Maharashtra; eminent cricketer Vinod Kambli; versatile singer Shibani Kashyap; Dr Meghna Shah – Dean, The Other Song; Maya Paranjape; wellness entrepreneurs JC Kapur and Sangram Birje and Aditya Pratap Singh among many others.
Says Rekha Chaudhari, “Maharashtra has a wealth of destinations, amazing cuisine and of course Ayurveda. With health being the ultimate wealth, I strive to make Maharashtra the ultimate tourism destination. I already provide over 10000 rural women livelihood through my wellness movement. This will give more strength and opportunity to rural Maharashtra, and that is the need of the hour."
Said Ram Shinde, Hon Minister, Tourism, Maharashtra, "Rekha Chaudhari is a woman of great strength and substance. She has come from the heart of the villages of Maharastra and has grown to be a wellness entrepreneur who provides livelihood to many women. I am elated that she has been honoured as the Global Wellness Ambassador and I would like to extend our well wishes and congratulations to her. Let us all join and make wellness a way of life."