Dr. Nowhera Shaik has been a strong pillar behind the Group’s expansion, which makes her a role model for women worldwide, and in particular, women belonging to her faith. She’s termed as Iron Lady of India.
Dr. Nowhera Shaik’s work over the years:
In 2012, Dr. Nowhera Shaik launched the Heera mobile clinic to provide free treatment to the rural poor, and Heera Fincapital Ltd to provide interest-free financial assistance to them. She also constructed an Islamic school with hostel facilities and provides free education to thousands of girls every year. In April of the same year, she completed her Ph.D. in Islamic studies with flying colors. People call her sweetly Aapa. She hired a Chartered Plane to fulfill the last wish of cancer-affected kids from the age group of 8 to 14 years of Cancer patients aid association(CPAA) on the eve of the 75th Amrit Mahotsav Independence Day.
Dr. Nowhera Shaik ‘s constant efforts for the company:
Dr. Nowhera Shaik started from scratch and has achieved the level of success even established entrepreneurs struggled to achieve initially. She is presently the CEO of the Heera Group comprising 22 companies in diverse fields like gold, investment, textile, jewelry, tours and travels, real estate, and electronics, with a strong presence in India, China,l & Canada.
Instead of becoming a consumer of wealth, Dr. Nowhera Shaik chose to become a creator. Born in 1973 in the small village of Kallur, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, the
enterprising lady went on to start the MNII, an Urdu and Arabic development society, with 150 students. Out of the 150, 120 students belonged to a poor background. They were given free education. In 2008, she started the business of gold export and import called Heera Gold.
Dr. Nowhera Shaik’s contributions to the world of entrepreneurs have been acknowledged and rewarded over the years. Awards such as
Best Leadership Award for Industrial Development from the Indian Economic Development & Research Association and her name listed in THE SUPER 100 Magazine along with the influential leaders in the world.