New Delhi/Lukhnow ,
FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), today felicitated and organised an interactive session with Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest on August 23, 2016 at FICCI, New Delhi. The session was very aptly titled “Stories That Matter.” FLO has already offered life time membership to P.V. Sindhu, India’s first women to win a silver medal at RIO Olympics 2016. FLO which is a division of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is the all India body for the women. In her welcome address, FLO President, Vinita Bimbhet said “Arunima Sinha is a woman of substance, who has truly scripted her own destiny and reached the zenith of success and has proved time and again that there is no limit to human achievements.”
“In honour of her phenomenal accomplishment, FLO is privileged to felicitate her. A fearless women, an icon of inspiration – she is a winner in the journey of life. FLO salutes her and celebrates her for all that she has achieved and all that she out to achieve in her glorious journey as a woman of great substance.” Said Ms Bimbhet “Arunima Sinha is world’s first female amputee climb to Mt. Everest. She is also the first female amputee to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Elbrus, Mt. Kosciusko Mt. Carstensz Pyramid, Mt. Aconcagua and Mt. McKinley, Antarctica.” Said Ms Bimbhet .
“She is setting up a sports academy named Saheed Chandra Shekhar Azad Viklang Khel Academy and Prosthetic Limb Centre Society in Unnao (UP).Her autobiography is titled ‘Born Again on the Mountain’) in published various languages. The English version was launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji” Ms Bimbhet added. “A positive attitude, will power, and determination can make a huge difference to your life. but the aim of my life is to serve handicapped persons and set up an academy for them. The royalty would be dedicated to them and even after me, they would be benefitting from it.’ Said Ms Arunima Sinha while speaking on the occasion.