Smt. Sheila Dikshit


Sheila Dikshit

Date of Birth

 31 March 1938

Marital Status


Spouse's Name

 Vinod Dixit

Educational Qualifications

Convent of Jesus and Mary School in New Delhi.

Graduated with a Master of Arts degree in history from the Miranda House at the University of Delhi.

Position Held

·         Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013

·         Governor of Kerala on 11 March 2014

·         Union Minister during 1986–1989

Member of

·         Member of the Indian National Congress

·         Represented India at United Nations Commission on Status of Women for five years (1984–1989)


Recipient of

·         2008 Best Chief Minister of India, by Journalist Association of India

·         2009 Politician of the Year by NDTV

·         2010 Dara Shikoh award by Indo-Iran Society 

·         2013 Delhi Women of the Decade Achievers Award 2013 by ALL Ladies League for Outstanding Public Service.