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Profile of Ms Anuradha Singhai

Anuradha Singhai is Executive Director of CEDMAP (Centre for Entrepreneurship Development Madhya Pradesh), an autonomous body under Department of MSME, Government of Madhya Pradesh. 

Previously she was founder president of Indo European Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an internationally recognized development sector organization having Special Consultative Status of United Nations Economic and Social Organisation.

She is fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with 21 years of post qualification experience.

A seasoned upper management professional with vast and versatile experience of over 21 years in development and corporate sector including legal, finance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cluster development, business modelling, entrepreneurship, training, livelihood,  research & studies, corporate solutions, international trade and government advisory.

A veteran in development sector reforms, Gender equality and women empowerment through flagship movement-“Purple March”.  A highly enterprising, result-oriented, solution seeker, right from conceptualization to implementation, in any sector.

Ms Singhai is also an expert on Corporate Social Responsibility  (CSR) for Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GOI and tourism consultant. 

She was selected and invited by CBI (Centre for Promotion of Imports- a body of Ministry of Netherlands) at Rotterdam, Netherlands for three times as India representative & received training on Export market development from India to European countries & allied topics in 2001, 2007 and 2009.

She represented India on international forum for four times, including representation at United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) on United Nations Convention against Corruption and its review mechanism at Kualalumpur, Malaysia in 2014.

Out of her profound interest in Indian Knowledge System and ancient Indian heritage, she also posses training and certificate in Indian ancient knowledge system- “Ved, vedang & Darshan”, “Upanishads”, “Puraan” and “Gita” and “Indian art and architecture”.

Some of her prestigious awards and honors are-“Business Women of the year”  award by Dainik Bhaskar for the state of MP and CG in 2012, “Anhad Naad” social worker award in 2019, “Sewa Samman” by The International Association of Lions Club in 2020, etc.

She is guest faculty and regular speaker at various forums like -State Institute of Agriculture Education and Training (SIAET), Central Academy for Police training, Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, Ministry of Environment & Forest, GOI, Bank of India, Staff Training College, Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Other Management colleges, etc.

She has undertaken study visits at Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, France, Belgium, Denmark, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Thailand and Srilanka.

She is an expert in business modelling and mentored around 1200 entrepreneurs who have successfully established their ventures in various sectors.