Dr. Shruti Nada Poddar
National President, Culture & Heritage Council
Dr. Shruti Poddar is a Mentor, a Vibrational Healer, a Poet, a Musician, a Spiritual Teacher, a Heritage Conservationist, an Educationist, a Trainer of Trainers, a Grassroots Social Worker, a Teacher of Ancient Wisdom and an Entrepreneur in Heritage Hospitality, Tourism and Holistic Wellbeing. Dr. Shruti is global spiritual mentor and a consultant on culture, heritage conservation, indigenous knowledge, integral Education. She globally speaks at and organizes events, festivals and worldwide collaborations for well-being, education, culture and heritage. She is also an exponent and promoter of intangible and tangible cultural heritage, conservation and restoration, development and re-adaptive use of Heritage Havelies, Forts and Johads. She is now empowering the poorest women with skills at the grassroots in Rajasthan. She was the only individual Heritage Entrepreneur who won the prestigious FICCI award for “Special Contribution to the Travel and Tourism Industry” for her Innovative revival of Heritage, Creative and Wellness tourism at the grassroots and the empowerment of women and local communities. She has been winner of the “BMW Simply Unstoppable” Award in 2018, the Delhi Ratna Award in 2003 for her pioneering work with Spiritual healing music and an NRI award for international cultural relations. She received an Honorary Doctorate in 2017 for her pioneering contributions in the field of Education and Wellness. As a Global Educationist she has conducted Mentoring workshops personally since 1996 and worked with thousands of teachers, administrators and students. She does talks and retreats internationally on culture, wellness, healing, integral education, leadership and community development. She facilitates the use of tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage for innovators and entrepreneurs. Dr. Shruti created the “Nada Vibronics” Vibrational Healing Ecosystem which applies Vibrational technologies for curing diseases, and Empowering people through consultancies, workshops and retreats. Dr. Shruti’s Healing music is used worldwide for healing human mind-body conditions and specific diseases. Dr. Shruti was living in the U.K. when her desire to use her global experience as traveller, cultural exponent, educationist, healer and mentor, led her after a one-year search, in May 2013, to a remote historical town, Ramgarh Shekhawati in Rajasthan. The Need to creatively resurrect as well as economically empower unique heritage regions led Shruti Poddar to become promoter of “Vedaaranya –The Vedic Habitat, an integrated development and entrepreneurship project for evolving sustainable eco-systems a the grassroots. The dream is to restore Great regions of Heritage and find sustainable models for its women, youth and local populations.