Here is the list of some of the First & Great Women Achievers of India. They are the powerful Indian women who have made India shine on a global platform. These Indian women are the physical manifest of power, dedication towards work, will, grace and have shown extra ordinary brilliance in their respective fields.

First Indian Female Achievers

1) First Indian woman to become Miss World - Reita Faria
2) First Indian woman judge in Supreme Court - Mrs Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
3) First Indian woman Ambassador - Miss C.B. Muthamma
4) First Indian woman Governor of a state in free India - Mrs Sarojini Naidu
5) First Indian woman Speaker of a State Assembly - Shanno Devi
6) First Indian woman Prime Minister - Mrs Indira Gandhi
7) First Indian woman Minister in a Government - Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
8) First Indian woman to climb Mount Everest - Bachhendri Pal
9) First Indian woman to climb Mount Everest twice - Santosh Yadav
10) First Indian woman President of Indian National Congress - Mrs Annie Besant
11) First Indian woman pilot in Indian Air Force - Harita Kaur Dayal
12) First Indian woman Graduates - Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
13) First Indian woman Airline Pilot - Durba Banerjee
14) First Indian woman Honours Graduate - Kamini Roy, 1886
15) First Indian woman Olympic medal Winner - Karnam Malleswari, 2000
16) First Indian woman Asian Games Gold Medal Winner - Kamlijit Sandhu
17) First Indian woman Lawyer - Cornelia Sorabjee

18) First Indian woman President of United Nations General Assembly - Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
19) First Indian woman Chief Minister of an Indian State - Mrs Sucheta Kripalani
20) First Indian woman Chairman of Union Public Service Commission - Roze Millian Bethew
21) First Indian woman Director General of Police - Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
22) First Indian woman Judge - Anna Chandy (She became judge in a district court in 1937)
23) First Indian woman Chief Justice of High Court - Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)
24) First Indian woman Judge in Supreme Court of India - Kumari Justice M Fathima Beevi
25) First Indian woman Lieutenant General - Puneeta Arora
26) First Indian woman Air Vice Marshal - P Bandopadhyaya
27) First Indian woman chairperson of Indian Airlines - Sushma Chawla
28) First Indian woman IPS officer - Mrs Kiran Bedi
29) First and last Muslim woman ruler of India - Razia Sultan
30) First Indian woman to receive Ashoka Chakra - Nirja Bhanot
31) First Indian woman to receive Jnanpith Award - Ashapurna Devi
32) First Indian woman to cross English Channel - Aarti Saha
33) First Indian woman to receive Nobel Prize - Mother Teresa
34) First Indian woman to receive Bharat Ratna - Mrs Indira Gandhi
35) First Indian woman to receive Jnanpith Award - Ashpurna Devi