@ Vikash Sharma | Sr Journalist
Miss Divine Beauty contest has introduced a new Award this year – Beauty with a Responsibility. This award aims not only to acknowledge the work done by the beauty queens in order to bring a substantial change but also support the future endeavors of their project. The award will be decided by the audience and one who gets maximum votes/support will be awarded with the title of Miss Divine Beauty with Responsibility for her leadership skills, ability to influence and motivate others and for her dedication to making a difference in the society. Her project will be submitted to Miss Earth organizations as a National Project for deliberations where it will be in line of winning the annual international award. Along with this top 5 most voted contestants will get a direct entry in TOP 15 finalists and organization will keep on supporting them to recognize their initiatives.
Miss Divine Beauty is a national beauty pageant in India operating under the parent organization Divine Group that primarily selects India’s representatives called Miss Earth India to compete at Miss Earth, which is one of the Big Four major international beauty pageants in the world Along with Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss International and Miss Earth is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant competition promoting environmental awareness, conservation, and social responsibility.
Till now based on public voting to support their initiatives Leading and Top preforming volunteers for the award are Ria Salian Advocacy: “Sustainable Coexistence”, Vanshika Parmar Advocacy: “Go Green”, Advika Bansal Advocacy: “Swayam – Next New Normal”, Rashmi Madhuri Advocacy : “Project cycle (menstrual waste management)” and Ankita Goyal Advocacy “Mission Kudrat”. Other than these top 5 there are 43 other participants in the race which includes Arushi Thakur Advocacy: Mission Sankalp, Aavya Gupta Advocacy : Pledge To Plant, Vanshika Dawar Advocacy :“Tree of Life”, Chahat Singh Advocacy: “Global hunger: Climate change and agriculture”,Nanikrishna Hatiboruah Advocacy: A smile, Nehha Shinde Advocacy: To change “what is” into “what should, Shreya Bahukhandi Advocacy: Project “Vishwaas”, Shreya Srivastava Advocacy : Project Sunderbans, Sushmita Roy Advocacy : Vikas (Combating Climate Crisis), Rajashree Dowarah Advocacy : Every step counts, Dr. Komal Khillare Advocacy “Green Menstruation”, Shubhi Dhaneta Advocacy: “Serve to save yourself, Bipasha Barua Advocacy : “The Green Buddy Project” Kanak Agnihotri Advocacy: “Ek Pehel – An initiative”, Pawani Kohli Advocacy: “Zero waste oral care”, Nalini Singh Advocacy:”The Golden Trail”, Apurvi Saini Advocacy: “Sustainable Agriculture”, Apoorva Nayak Advocacy:” Food waste management” Sukraty Saxena Advocacy – “Nirmal Hindon Abhiyan” Shivani Shetty Advocacy: “Eco Tourism & Waste Reduction”, Arpitha Kumar Advocacy : “Ecosojourn- Blending tourism with nature”, Nehha Mahesh Shinde Advocacy: “Project Waste Management ( One Tree At A Time )”,Meher Daryani Advocacy:”To live and let live”, Mehak Manta Advocacy: “Sustainable Agriculture” Nagashree Ramamurthy Advocacy : “Earth Buddy Balance (Waste management, Farming & Eco Tourism)”, Anjali Schmuck Advocacy: Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Aanchal Ajaipal Advocacy: “Clean Earth safe Earth”, Satvika Dubey Advocacy: Project Satt, Giti Gour Advocacy : “Mere Mitra”, Shivani Tak Advocay: Sustainable Solutions for menstruation”, Rashalika Sabharwal Advocacy :”Think Universally, Act Locally”, Pooja Dholakia Advocacy: “Vegan Unplugged”, Shayma Siddiqui “ Vision of a happy and healty life for all”, Alankrita Shahi Advocacy : “Responsible Masking”, Shivani Tak Advocacy: “Sustainable choices towards menstruation”, Naina Sharma Advocacy: “Journey to Carbon Neutrality”, Samikshya Dhar Advocacy: “Green Garment”, Soundarya Gowda Advocacy : “Project Go Green”, Sumitra Godara Advocacy: Unnati, Maya Gambheer “Big changes begin with small steps”, Meher Daryani Advocacy: “Live and let live”,Tanya Tanisha Bentinck Advocacy: “Jeevan”, Priya Rai Advocacy- The Project- Espérer (Hope), Chandrima Mukherjee Advocacy : “Project Maitri”
Divine group took a revolutionary step and has selected 48 contestants out of thousands of applicants based on their advocacy and pageantry skills. Now divine group is guiding and motivating them to influence others to work towards environmental issues, eco-tourism, wastes reduction etc. The all 48 finalists are competing for the coveted title Miss Earth India 2021.
Deepak Agarwal, Founder and CEO of Divine Group, says “I believes that the essence of beauty pageant still lies in giving back whatever we have earned in the process, knowledge resources or voice. Our agenda is to give back the planet earth for so much it has provided us”.
Miss Divine Beauty is the most sought after beauty pageant aims to extend its wholehearted support to the women of today who have the potential to lead and represent the country tomorrow. Contest is devised and programmed to empower the women of today to be capable of being recognized at one of the biggest platform and voice their opinion on social rights and responsibilities and extend their support to make society a better place to live with peace globally. The winners represent the country tomorrow. The winner will represent India at Miss Earth 2021.
Previous winners are already working towards making a huge change in the society. Divine group’s Miss Earth India 2019, Tejaswini Manogana, in the beginning of her reign planted trees across the green belt of Delhi NCR along with young volunteers, represented India in Socio- Cultural delegations in USA, UK, UAE, Sri Lanka and Singapore. Divine group’s Miss Earth India 2020, Tanvi Kharote under the guidance of Divine Group Foundation took an initiative to install solar panels in a small village Kendur in Maharashtra. They were not just to help the villagers but also promote the cause of development with sustainability.