- A Brief about yourself and how you describe your own Personality and Persona.
I am DR.Rashmi Shankar , born and raised at green city bangalore , I am 31 years old married to a surgeon for 3years now and blessed with a beautiful daughter.I have an MBBS and MD degree in Anaesthesia and working at Apollo hospitals bangalore since then . I am a persistent, hardworking , self motivated ambitious person , I thrive on the challenges the world brings to me .What really sets me apart is my discipline , my focus towards my goal , the biggest challenge in my life is to always stay positive .I consider myself a kind of person who looks at a glass half full instead of half empty and even though it is meticulously hard to look at it this way I always try to maintain a positive outlook on life .
- Your Achievements that makes you feel high.
I believe dancing is my biggest strength, which helps to connect with your inner self and helps in bringing out emotions , which is a different form of expression all in itself . I have secured distinction at the special musical /dance /talavadya examination and accomplishments contained within Karnataka Prathibha academy 2006, public vigilance programme, life skills activity 2003-05, Lalitha kala Sangha , tele channel etc Kannada . Above all being a COVID warrior for the past years has made me feel really high and proud . Serving people to the best of my ability is my main platitude . Publishing about anaesthetists and their work in the week health magazine with myself and our team in it has made the work we do more appreciative .
- Your Achievements that makes you feel high.
As once a very wise man told ,”true beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder” it’s all about what you see is beauty and not what you have .I believe beauty lies with the inner self and not what you depict
- What makes a complete, healthy and happy family for you?
Love and commitment contribute to a complete and healthy family Love and being compassionate to each other is a core to being a happy family , being there for each other during tough times and pulling together really helps . Being committed and supportive to one and another is a key to strive together .
- What is your favorite Idea of Holidaying?
My favourite idea of holidaying is not very far from home ,not very close to home but some serene place with good tranquility , an experience which can only be felt and not explained .A place with peace to Mind body and soul , amidst your busy daily routine , full of greenery at the same time with adventures and fun filled activities. As I am a scuba diver , for me the world under water is bliss and gives me more of an adrenaline rush to be there as it’s a whole different world .
- Why you are participating in Mrs India Earth?
Everyone has a purpose in life and defying that purpose adds meaning to our life, participating in this pageant empowers and advocates for social issues .It gives us woman a platform to foray in the fields that we want to , be it entrepreneurship, be it COVID warriors , be it armed forces , be it politics, be it welfare workers , so it gives us a platform to voice out choices and opinions that makes us strong and independent that we are today, it also strengthens the confidence in you to fight for a cause working nationwide and will stand as a support system in accomplishing your tasks for good welfare works . I believe participating in Mrs India Earth with all these beautiful women with glitz and glamour stand for something strong that’s when my dream became a goal .
- What bothers you most about what is happening in the country today?
Female education and employment is what bothers me the most in the country today .Today in the world of COVID crisis , many women are brunt to unemployment and as well as little or no education to them in the remote areas , major cause being that vast majority of tutor being done online , due to which it is not accessible to the underprivileged society.
- The Quote or saying that encourages you?
‘The secret of getting ahead is getting started ‘ is the saying that encourages me the most . I believe to get somewhere you need to start at a point , have a vision and then things will flow fundamentally and undoubtedly. The courage and the strength to start a venture is what drives you through your failures , so to get somewhere you must first begin .
- What is true “Sportsmanship” for you?
To me true sportsmanship is to be dedicated, goal oriented and progress with an optimistic attitude. Winning with dignity, losing with grace , participating with enthusiasm is true sportsmanship.
- If you were selected as a Charity Ambassador what Value addition would you like to make for our Society and how?
I would like to give the women in my country the ability and the right to choose their lives , the right to choose what they want to do with their lives and only then will they be individuals , not just not mothers , daughters , wives but thinking individuals. This can happen by evaluating the current challenges and ways to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women by making social groups and links , bringing awareness to women in various platforms about the opportunities and approaches they have to overcome any issues they have . Equally significant issue in our society is inconsistency about global health care especially child care Consistent quality of health care is important especially in remote areas , which can be done by forming child care priority groups /centres in order to lessen the number of children falling sick ,to prevent children been abandoned , to maintain family harmony , health and unity . Me being a doctor would like to bring awareness and stress on the importance of immunisation , nutrients , physical and mental growth and development in children by organising healthcare camps , making social units to help people receive their knowledge about health and its importance..