- About Dist.329
Association President Preeti Gugnani
Preeti Gugnani is an educationist, entrepreneur and social service worker. She started and successfully runs the Scholars Rosary Group of Schools in Rohtak, Haryana.
Preeti was born and brought up in Delhi and holds a B.Sc.
(Hons.), B.Ed. and an M.A. in Sociology. Just a few years
after her marriage, her husband passed away in a tragic
accident leaving behind one 5-year old daughter. Despite
this deep setback, she felt very strongly about focusing
her energy on being able to provide quality education
with holistic development for young children in smaller cities of India. Keeping this in mind, she established Scholars Rosary school in Rohtak, Haryana. The school was built with the mission of transforming the current educational system and providing life skills required to build citizens with the highest moral values for the country. In 2003, the school began with only 100 kindergarten and primary school children. Today, Scholars Rosary Senior Secondary School has four branches with over 5,000 children and more than 200 teachers.
Throughout her journey, the strongest pillars have been her daughter Ishita, she is a lawyer certified by the Delhi Bar Council & also has a doctorate in law (J.D.) from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, U.S.A. Her son-in-law,
Shaurya Saran, hails from a well reputed exporter family from Moradabad. Shaurya is actively managing the metal and handicrafts export business. She served as the District Chairman of Inner Wheel for 2018-19 and conceptualized
a signature project, titled “Asmita- The Empowered” wherein she reached out to over 5,000 girls in over 50 village schools for a talk on a importance of menstrual hygiene and installed over 500 sanitary napkin vending machines, built 10 Asmita
Vocational Centres for women in Delhi NCR. Built multimedia centre “Chiraag” for blind children at the National Association for Blind, R.K. Puram & residential block “Anuraag” for specially and differently-abled children at Muskaan NGO,
Vasant Kunj Delhi.
Preeti has been a recipient of countless awards. She has received numerous awards in Inner Wheel;
In the District Assembly – BEST ISO in 2002, BEST TREASURER in 2003, BEST SECRETARY in 2004 & Outstanding President. She won the BEST
TREASURER award by Association Treasurer in 2015 when she was the District Treasurer.
In the world outside, She has been awarded;
• The Renowned Educationist award by Dainik Bhaskar consecutively for 3 years • The Best Woman Entrepreneur by KalpTaru women’s organization 2008
“Just as a spring breeze awakens tender new shoots of green, sincere encouragement can thaw a frozen heart and instill courage. It is the most powerful means to rejuvenate the human spirit.”
Dear District Leader
Hearty Congratulations for taking up the reigns as
CENTENNIAL CHAIRMAN of your esteemed District
for this milestone year 2023-24.
Accept my warm wishes as you prepare to take up the
responsibilities and challenges
your highest office at district level. This year, let us
challenge ourselves to do more such projects and programs that have national reach
“डर मुझे भी लगा फांसला देख कर, पर मैं बढ़ता गया रास्ता देख कर,
खुद ब खुद मेरे नज़दीक आती गई मेरी मंिज़ल मेरा हौंसला देख कर।”
A pyramid isn’t built from the top down. The apex is attained only by laying strong
foundation stones, one by one. The same is true of achieving a lofty objective.
The crucial thing is to lay the first stone or to take the first step….I feel delighted
to add to the foundation of your lofty objectives a sincere prayer & blessings of
Lord Ganesha – To give you a clear & concise beginning illuminating your path of
service above self
वक्र तुंड महाकाय, सू
यर कोिट समप्रभ:। ्
निवर्घ्नं कुरु मे देव शु
भ कायेर्षु सवर्दा
My Dear Champion, lead with Centennial vision & goals and remember that one is
courage & other is focus which we have to continue living with to be victorious &
happy. Let’s build a smart Inner Wheel by Tech-Empowering each member, Ignite
Literacy as Inner Wheel India Mission and with wings of Education Empower Girls
to Enrich our Nation.
Courage, strength and wisdom wells up in those who consciously take on everything
as the protagonist and achieve their goals. Unlimited wisdom and ardent resolve
arise from a sense of responsibility.
Let us all be the Trailblazers of peace & growth in our society and make the torch
of Inner Wheel shine bright with your star performance this year.
Wish you a stupendous year shining with your brilliant achievements.
Best wishes & Regards