Founder – Kineer Services
Two things one must possess to reach higher and achieve success as social entrepreneur?
Commitment to the vision of why you initiated on the journey.
The patience to enjoy the journey till you reach the destination.
Two things that impact your own achievements?
Listening to the heart.
Focus on the goal.
Two things which inspired you to connect with transgenders and work for them?
Confidence that I can resolve this issue.
Two challenges you faced to establish Kineer Services?
More like opportunities – social sigma.
Two major responsibilities as the founder of Kineer Services?
Being true to the vision.
Not leaving any opportunity to mainstream the community pass by.
Two attractions of Kinnar Mahotsav?
Unparalleled transgender artists talent.
A day filled with love, laughter and belongingness.
Two things Kineer Services did during pandemic you feel proud of?
The Forgotten Families campaign which assisted over 4 lakh transgender members with rations across the country.
The Parivartan ka Teeka campaign which brought free vaccination for the transgender community across the country at 200 Apollo hospital centres, sponsored by Mr. Adar Poonawalla Sir.
Two things you want to say about your unique concept “Trans- formation?”
A much needed free skill development.
Placement initiative by Kineer, for the transgender community, which has seen tremendous success. The reverse integration model of training the members on job skills required for the jobs already identified and opened, has seen placement of over 450 trans members with various MNCs.
Two targets you achieved for your health care initiative for transgenders “Parivartan ka Teeka?”
We made Free Covid vaccinations available for the members at 200 Apollo centers. The booking was as easy as making a phone call and did not require for them to attend in mass/group vaccination camps.
Two most challenging years of your life?
Still to come and looking forward to them.
Two personalities who inspired you the most?
First and foremost my mother Padamshri Sindhutai Sapkal, lovingly called Mai – the mother of orphans. And secondly Laxmi Narayan Tripathiji.
Two decisions of your life you never regret?
Actually this is just one which leads to all others – “What do you mean this cannot be done? Let me show you how it’s done.”
Two things about people that annoy you?
Two people you are grateful for what you have today?
Two basic things you learnt from your parents for humanity?
Learn to share and most importantly remember that your happiness can be given to you only by someone else, so make sure you are handing out others their happiness because its only then that your happiness will find its way to you.
Two messages you want to convey to the transgender community in India?
The times are changing and they are changing fast, so be strong and hold on.
Two compliments for Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi ji?
You are a true beacon of hope for many a lost souls. I am jealous of your passion and resilience.
Two expectations from your life partner?
Keep supporting and guiding me the way you have been all these years.
Two things you always miss about your home town Delhi?
Having my closest friend Deepak Goyal around and the cold winter months.
Two strengths of your life?
Confidence that “I Can” backed with the dedication to say “See I Did”.
Two most satisfying moments in your life?
Spending time with my daughters at Mais Happy Home for Girls.
Getting a copy of the offer letter by my trans community members.
Two of your inspiring quotes?
Jodi tor daak shune keu na aase tabe ekla chalo re.
Dedication beats talent.
Two goals you want to achieve in life?
See a more inclusive world and finally have no need for initiative such as Kineer.