With the aim of helping the rural impoverished people with interest-free financial help, Dr. Nowhera Shaik founded the Heera mobile clinic. Apart from this, Heera Fincapital Ltd formed in 2012 is also a part of her noble services. She also constructed an Islamic school with dorms that annually provide free education to millions of girls.
Handling thousands of projects side by side, Dr. Nowhera Shaik even managed to receive a PhD in Islamic studies. With the nickname Aapa, the Youth Icon of India is among the most influential personalities in India. She rented a chartered plane on the eve of the 75th Amrit Mahotsav Independence Day to grant the final request of 30 cancer-stricken kids. Also, the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA), actively participated in this campaign.
Recognitions by Fortune India
Dr. Nowhera Shaik has worked her way up from humble beginnings to the position of CEO of the Heera Group. The Heera Empire currently consists of 22 companies working in a range of industries which includes real estate, electronics, Hajj Services, mineral water, granite, and others. The Heera Group is also well-established in China, Canada, Africa, all of the GCC countries, including the United Arab Emirates, and India.
For its “Interest-Free” business model, the group has won numerous national and international honours and awards. With that said, the reputed Fortune India has also felicitated the Heera companies with great honour.
List of achievements
Several organizations have honoured her work, including the Best Leadership Award for Industrial Development from the IEDRA, New Delhi.
Dr. Nowhera Shaik was listed among the notable people in THE SUPER 100 Magazine. She was also given the 2012 Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award, the Good Business Awards from Emirates Gold, and the Best Client Award from ICICI Bank.
Besides, the Union Minister Smriti Irani presented the “Vishishta Mahila Ratna Samman Award” to Dr. Nowhera Shaik.