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First in India (Female)

The first women’s bank is being opened on March 24, 2013 in Mujaffarpur, a district of Bihar. The all staff of the bank would be women.

First in India (Female)

India’s first woman president Smt. Pratibha Patil
India’s first woman Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi
India’s first woman governor Sarojini Naidu
India’s first woman ruler (On Delhi’s throne) Razia Sultan(1236-1240)
India’s first woman I.P.S. Officer Kiran Bedi
India’s first woman I.A.S. Officer Anna Gorge (Malhotra)
First woman Chief Minister of a state Sucheta Kripalani(U.P)
First woman Union Minister Rajkumari Amrita Kaur
First woman president of INC Annie Besant
First woman Judge of the Suprime Court Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
First woman to climb on Mount Everest twice in the youngest age Dicky Dolma
First woman to climb on Mount Everest twice Sontosh Yadav
First woman to get Ashok Chakra Nirja Mishra(after death)
First woman to get the Raman magsaysay prize for public service Kiran Bedi
First Indian woman Ambassador at United Nations Vijayalakshmi Pandit
First woman Union Minister Amrut Kuar(1947)
First woman Bank Manager (Syndicate bank, Bangalore) Shanta Kumar (1962)
First woman News reader on ‘Door Darsan’ Pratima Puri
First woman to perform in United Nations Organization M.S. Subbulakshmi (1966)
First woman to win Gold in World Cup Shooting Heena Didhu(2013)
First woman to participate in Olympic Games Merry Lila Ro
First woman kabaddi coach to win Dronacharya Award Sunil Dabas(2012)
First woman to win bronze medal in boxing in Olympic Games M.C.Merry Kom(2012)
First woman to win bronze medal in badminton in Olympic Games Saina Nehwal (2012)
First woman to win gold medal in Asian Games (race-400m) Kamaljeet Sandhu (1970)
First woman World Boxing Champion for five times M.C. Merry Kom
First woman to win International Grand Master prize in chess Bhagyashree Thipse
First woman awarded by ‘Arjuna Prize’ N. Lamsaden (Hockey, 1961)
First woman to make Hat trick in International Football Yolanda Deesuza
First woman to get 100 wickets in International woman cricket Diana Edulagee (1986)
First woman to make world record in Power lifting Sumita Saha (1989)
First and only woman to participate in three games (Cricket, Hockey and Basketball) Shirine Khusaro Kiyash
First woman to win bronze medal in Common Wealth Games Ami Ghiya-Kanwal Thakur Singh, (Badminton, 1978)
First woman Chairperson of Indian Science Congress Dr. Aashima Chatarjee
First woman Director General of Police Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
First woman Finger print specialist Sita varathambal and bhragathambal (sisters)
First woman commissioner of custom and central excise Kaushalya Narayan(1970)
First woman editor of first woman’s magazine Kamla Swaminathan (Indian Ladies magazine, 1901)
First woman chairperson of the U.P.S.C. Rose Million Bethews
First woman Director general of Indian Medical Research Commission G. V. Satyavati
First Indian woman to swim across the English Channel Miss Arati Saha (now Mrs. Arati Gupta)
First woman to reach Antarctica as a member of Antarctica Campaign Team Dr. Aditi Pant (1983)
First woman to live most days on Antarctica Dr. Kawal Sandhu (472 days)
First woman to reach Antarctica Mehar Musa (1977)
First woman to reach north pole Preeti Sen Gupta (1993)
First woman to complete the round of world by a boat Ujjavala Patil (1988)
First woman to win International Swimming Marathon Archana Bharat Kumar Patel (1988)
First woman to cross Gibraltar Strait to swim Aarti Pradhan (1988)
First woman pilot in world to fly Airbus Capt. Durwa Banerjee
First woman to fly plane lonely of Indian air force Harita Deol
First woman commander in Boeing-737 airplane Capt. Saudamini Deshmukh
First woman Aircraft maintenance engineer in Indian airlines Bhuwan Shree Gautam
First woman Paratrooper in Indian Air force Neeta Ghosh (1959)
First woman Major General in Indian Army G. M. Ram
First woman to get ‘Shourya Chakra’ Galeriya Beri (after death)
First woman to get Military Medal Vimla Devi (1988)
First woman pilot to fly the plane of Indian air force Harita Deol
First woman M.P. in central legislative Radhabai Subairan (1938)
First woman member in legislative assembly(Madras) Dr. S. Muthulakshmi Reddy
First woman Deputy Chairperson of legislative assembly Smt. Shanno Devi
First woman mayor of a city (Madras) Tara Cherian (1957)
First woman mayor to be in a least age Panchmarthi Anuradha (26)
First woman English writer in India Toaru Dutt
First woman Surgeon Dr. Prema Mukharjee
First woman Barrister (1923, Allahabad High Court) Kornoliya Sorabaji
First woman Advocate Regina Guhaa
First woman Ambassador Vijay Laxmi Pandit(1947, Russia)
First woman to be Graduate (B.A.) Kadambini Ganguly, Chandramukhi Basu (kolkata)
First woman M.M.B.S. (1889, Kolkata Medical Collage) Vadhumukhi Bose, Virginiya Mitter
First woman Chief Engineer P.K. Tresiya Ganguly
First woman rail engine driver Surekha Shankar Yadav
First woman metro train driver Meenakshi Sharma
First woman cricket coach Sunita Sharma
First woman Circus player Abda Bai Payrulakar
First woman awarded by ‘Arjuna Prize’ N. Lamsaden (Hockey, 1961)
First woman to win Norman Borlogue Prize Dr. Amruta Patel (1992)
First woman to win ‘Shahitya Academic Prize Amruta Preetam (1956)
First woman to win Lenin Peace Prize Aruna Aasif Ali
First woman to win ‘Shati Swaroop Bhatnagar’ Prize Aashima Chatarjee
First woman Chairperson of National Woman Commission Smt. Jayanti Patnayak (1992)
First woman Graduate in Engineering Illa Mazumdar (1951, Shivpur)
First Indian woman to get the Nobel Prize Mother Teresa (1979)
First Indian woman to climb the Mt. Everest Bachendri Pal
First Indian woman to become ‘Miss World’ Miss Reita Faria
First Indian woman to get Bharat Ratna Smt. Indira Gandhi
First woman to get Jnanpith Award Ashapurna Devi
First Indian woman to win WTA Title Sania Mirza
First Indian woman Airline Pilot Durga Banerjee
First Indian woman to win a Gold Medal in Asian Games Kamaljeet Sandhu
First Indian woman president of Indian National Congress Sarojini Naidu (1925)
First Indian woman to win the Booker Prize Arundhati Roy
First woman chief justice in Mumbai High Court Sujata V. Manohar
First woman Session Judge Anna Chandi (Kerala)
First woman chairperson of planning commission Smt. Indira Gandhi
First woman Employment office Jaipur
First woman Chairperson of Import-Export Bank Tarajani Vakeel
First Actress in Indian cinema Smt. Devika Rani
First woman Deputy Chairperson of ‘Rajya Sabha’ Violet Alva (1962)
First woman Secretary General of ‘Rajya Sabha’ V. S. Ramadevi
First woman speaker of ‘Lok Sabha’ Smt. Meera Kumar
First girl to win 5 silver medals in pre junior Chess competition, London Taniya Sachdev
First woman Musician to get ‘Bharat Ratna’ M.S. Subbulakshmi
First Indian woman to go into space Kalpana Chawla
First Indian Woman to Climb the ‘Mt. Everest’ twice Santosh Yadav
First Indian woman to become ‘Miss Universe Sushmita Sen(1994)
First Indian Woman Minister of Indian Railways Mamata Banerjee

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