Contribution to Women Empowerment 

  • Founded 'Udyog Maitrin Business Forum' in 2006 to encourage financial independence for women and spread awareness and support for self-employment opportunities & guidance for women. 

  • For the last 15 years, publishing the leading business magazine 'Udyog Maitrin' with physical circulation across Maharashtra & digital circulation across the world. The magazine covers key business topics viz self-employment, entrepreneurship, Government & finance business schemes, business guidance for aspiring entrepreneurs & more

  • Organized business counseling sessions on financial management, HR, Business Development, Sales & marketing for new generation entrepreneurs seeking guidance and supported them to set up their Day Care Centers, Beauty Parlours, Garment Shops, Bakeries, Confectionery Stores and other businesses. As a result, many women became successful entrepreneurs.

  • To encourage women empowerment and women entrepreneurship, organized various business conferences. 'Ghya Udyog Bharari', 'Gruhlaxmi te Udyoglaxmi', 'Business Women Summit' are few famous names of our successful events

  • Organized more than 750 free seminars across urban and rural areas of Maharashtra on 'self-employment opportunities for women'

  • Conducted various free workshops on Candle making, Incense Sticks, Paper and Cloth bags making, Imitation jewelry making at tribal areas of Vada, Mokhada, Pelhar

  • Written Business guides & books 'Swayamrojgaracha Shree Ganesha', 'Laghu Udyog Sandhi',  'Shasanachya Vividh Karz Yojana', 'Swayamrojgar', 'Udyog Dalan', 'Laghu Udyog Margadarshika', 'Udyogsandhi', 'Udyojak Vha', 'Career', 'Mahila Bhachat Gat', 'Aadhunik Udyog', 'Udyog Nirmiti', 'Udyog Margadarkshak'.

  • Lead programs arranged by 'Jilha Mahila Bal Vikas Kendra' Thane. Spread awareness about women's rights on the subject of 'Women harassment at workplace, Gender Equality, Female Foeticide' in various colleges.

  • Guidance via TV interview on Doordarshan's 'Mahacharcha' talk show Guidance on the subject of 'Women self-employment' 

  • Guidance via Radio interview on 'Swaymsidha' program broadcasted on Aakashvani's Asmita channel on the subject of 'Women self-employment' 

  • Guidance via TV interview on Etv & Sam Marathi Channels

  • Contributed via articles on more than 700 business opportunities at the 'savyamrojgar' column in leading daily newspaper 'Loksatta' 

  • Written articles on 'business opportunities' in the business supplement in leading daily newspaper 'Pudhari' 

  • Business articles in 'Udyojak' the government-owned business magazine (MCED)

  • Articles on entrepreneurship in 'Gruha Shobhika' magazine

  • Articulated business opportunities of 'Agriculture & Farming' field in the Delhi press publication 'Farm and Food'

Corporate Leadership and Entreprenuership

  • Founded 'Udyog Maitrin Business Forum' in 2006. It has been extended to female & male entrepreneurs of all levels

  • Publishing 'Udyog Maitrin' the leading business magazine since 2006 with a physical circulation across Maharashtra & digital circulation across the world. The magazine comprises business insights, success stories of iconic entrepreneurs, industry trends, business cases, various schemes, business ideas & the latest updates from the business fraternity.

  • Lead 'Head of Saturday Club Global Trust Women's Wing position on the core committee for 5 years (2011-2016)

  • Currently leading 'Head of Women's Wing' at core committee of Udyog Anubhav since 2018 till date

  • 'Business Consultant for Pitambari Group for 2 years (2018-2020)

  • Management of PR & Media for (MCCI) Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce and Industries for 2 years (2004-2005)

  • Core Committee Member of Rotary Club Dombivli

Awards & Achievements

  • Ms. Sarika has been awarded 6 Prestigious Government awards & more than 21 renowned awards by business forums, popular newspapers and leading business groups/ communities.