Princess Diya Kumari
Her Royal Highness Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur, is the patron of “Nobility for Ability”.
Princess Diya Kumari, born into the illustrious royal family of Jaipur, is one of the most accomplished women of modern India. With a degree in decorative arts from London, she has dedicated her efforts to socio-economic issues by running charitable schools, museums and NGOs. While, as an elective Member of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan, devoting a large part of her time to developing her constituency of Sawai Madhopur that includes vast stretches of backward rural areas, along with the Ranthambore National Forest and Tiger Reserve. She is involved with primary healthcare program, including children with HIV, actively supporting and promoting the dying arts of Jaipur, and active in the empowerment of rural women through vocational training, education and livelihood generation.
In 2014, she was appointed Rajasthan State Government’s Ambassador for the “Save the Girl Child” campaign.
In 2017, she was conferred an honorary doctorate award by the Amity University ion Jaipur in recognition of her immense contribution and impact in the field of philanthropy.
Her son H H Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh is the present Maharaja of Jaipur.