Gurpreet is Vice President of Mumbai Regional Mahila Congress (I) Committee and an active Congress Party worker for Mumbai district. She served as an advisory panel member of CBFC for three consecutive years till 31st July, 2016. In all of these roles she is working to generate new ideas and innovative ways of promoting social principles which will positively impact the society and give a new voice to the challenges facing all Indians.
She handled a number of cases for women in distress, helped the victims to rehabilitate and bring the involved culprits to justice. Gurpreet has always been an upbeat leader in her community, where she instinctively incorporated new solutions and innovative tactics to make people’s lives better. She strongly believes in Women Empowerment and actively involved in every effort to promote gender equality. Her dream is to create an environment where women can make sovereign decisions on their personal growth as well as stand out as equals in the society. She had also carried out cases of rape, sexual harassment, wife molestation, Child Abuse, property extortion etc.
A Teacher at Heart
Originally born and raised in Delhi, Gurpreet received her Nursery Teachers Training Diploma from Bal Bharti Institute in 1995. She holds Bachelor’s degree from Commerce faculty. She worked as nursery teacher in Ramjas Foundation Day Boarding School, Delhi for around 12 years (1996–2008). This firsthand experience taught her the value of mentoring people in need and the importance of public service. From her parents, Gurpreet learned dedication, gratitude, hard work, and commitment to community.
A True Congresswoman
Gurpreet is an energetic and responsible member of Indian National Congress (INC), and has guided many important expeditions for the party. She quickly established herself as an active new leader in Congress by working out tirelessly on various public issues. In 2012 she is elected as General Secretary of Mumbai Regional Mahila Congress (I) Committee and became an influential and forceful voice for strengthening Indian woman.
A Honest Businessperson
Gurpreet is a respected, small businesswoman. She thinks visual media is the most powerful way to present the public issues. Her production house in Mumbai is dedicated to publish social concerns of common people through short films or documentaries. It is an initiative for a positive social change.
“Odyssey in Epoch”
A documentary named “Odyssey in Epoch”- on the culture and history of Koli Community (also regarded as the original inhabitants of Mumbai), living in the Madh-Versova area of Mumbai covering a wide range of issues like child education, environmental pollution, transportation problems, human rights violation and medical health. The documentary features 2 Members of Legislative Assembly, 2 Members of Parliament and ex IPS officer.
"Rising of Women"
A documentary based on violence against women. The documentary also highlights successful women who have been source of inspiration to the Indian society.
Her production house successfully conducted, directed and anchored “Parivartan” a seminar on Rights of Women. The seminar is inaugurated by her Excellency Smt. Margaret Alva, Honourable Governor of Uttrakhand on 23rd February 2011
"Rising Women Awards"
A short film produced as “Rising Women Awards” on International Women’s Day in Daman on 8th March 2011
"Inauguration of Play Ground"
Successfully conducted and directed the event for the inauguration of a play ground by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, PrithviRaj Chavan in Malad (Mumbai)
Produced a documentary “Clean Daman” for Daman Municipal Corporation to promote personal hygiene and general health in the Union Territory. Helped in setting up Hindustan Art & Craft exhibition throughout Mumbai. The exhibition gives food & shelter to more than 200 daily wage laborers and artisan all over India. Also provide free stalls to poor yet talented people for emancipation.