It’s simple to identify the helmeted Shilpi Chaturvedi when she is on the development website. The one lady round within the male-dominated development enterprise, Shilpi describes herself as a homemaker.
“I’m a homemaker however not simply within the typical sense. I handle my home however I truly assist construct properties too,” mentioned Shilpi, an MBA from Symbiosis Pune and who now, runs a largely all-women firm.
She mentioned, the beginning, some 10 years again, wasn’t simple.
“I at all times dreamt of doing one thing completely different. I began doing interiors initially however step by step moved in direction of development. I had a hunch that this could be my profession name. I did encounter probing eyes, derisive feedback and unhealthy ambiance initially. Clearly, my entry into the development sector wasn’t welcomed however I used to be decided to succeed,” she mentioned.
Now, with almost a decade of wrestle and expertise, she is a recognized provider of superior development materials. “Immediately I’m the one lady to be the authorised channel accomplice of massive manufacturers like Ultratech, Berger, Saint Gobain. All this provides me nice satisfaction at this time for I actually imagine ladies have super interior energy. They simply have to faucet it,” she mentioned.
A recognized title amongst architects and builders now, Shilpi has provided constructing materials for tasks starting from renovation of the Lucknow airport to medical faculty, LuLu and Palassio malls amongst others.
“I’ve launched my very own firm model ‘JKM’ that provides some revolutionary merchandise like Prepared Combine, plaster, block and tile adhesive. We are going to quickly launch excessive energy cement too,” mentioned the mom of two children.
“Conscious of the issues I confronted, I made a decision to have interaction ladies in all prime positions in my firm with ‘offering options with belief’ as its motto,” she mentioned. Moreover development, my firm is now into transport and fisheries too,” mentioned Shilpi. She additionally undertakes welfare actions by an NGO run by Prahlad Modi, brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
To stay slot in this excessive depth job, Shilpi additionally underwent bariatric surgical procedure few years again. “I’ve to stay match for the job,” she mentioned explaining why she most popular surgical procedure over different typical slimming choices.
Her parting comment: “I assist construct homes however I make chapatis too!”