She holds an MSc degree in Botany, which continues to be applied in her keenness for gardening and horticulture. A former media research professional, she has worked with prestigious media houses ranging from Star TV network and RPG to Doordarshan. Anupama has always been an avid sports enthusiast and has played discus throw, shot put and javelin at the national level. She is passionate about working for the causes of socio-economically backward segments of the society and specifically, women and child development issues. She is married to media executive Uday Shankar. Their daughter Apoorva is helping create a better legislative framework for the country.
Ms. Anupama Shankar