Awards & Recognition

Dr. Kaveri Purandhar, an established anchor, talk show host, Vlogger and Blogger, and founder of the online platform for book reviews and author rendezvous “Pretty Much Everything”,  interviewed Nidhi Agarwal live on Facebook which was viewed by more than a thousand viewers. Dr. Kaveri asked about Nidhi’s association with her charity Friends of Salaam Baalak Trust and took on viewers’ questions like how one can keep themselves motivated. They discussed the international-bestselling and award-winning book “Life Simply Moves On” authored by Nidhi and took up questions like how Nidhi came up with the idea of adding poems into the book. Nidhi revealed that she is first a poet and then an author. Wanting to ensure that her poems are better understood and have a wider reach, she decided to write them into a poetic novel instead of publishing them as a standalone book of poems. Nidhi also answered questions like what her tips are for time management considering she manages a busy corporate career as Director at HSBC along with her book, charity, and raising two young children.

“Life Simply Moves On” can be purchased from Amazon by clicking here. Click on the image to view the recorded video of the interview.

Nidhi Agarwal’s international bestselling book “Life Simply Moves On” was awarded the distinguished favourite award by the NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD in the category of “Young Adult” fiction.
The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Book submissions streamed in from six continents and over 100 cities. Selected award winners and distinguished favorites are based on overall excellence.

Life Simply Moves On is a novel about a girl named Nandita. With her mind set on success from the very first day, Nandita hardly let adversities hold her back. From her childhood until adulthood, Nandita faced a variety of obstacles, all posing a different challenge to overcome. With every bruise that coloured her heart Nandita’s stubbornness for success only grew. Every unforeseen circumstance she landed in never made her falter. She never let herself. After all, life simply moves on, right?

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Nidhi Agarwal was selected as the Finalist in the Best Business Women Awards in the “Charity Champion” category. The Awards organiser Debbie Gilbert said, “The finalists selected this year to demonstrate how many talented and dedicated female entrepreneurs we have in the UK. Many of whom juggle their business around the needs of their families. The Best Business Women Awards are designed to recognise the achievement of those women across a wide range of industries.”

Friends of Salaam Baalak Trust is a UK registered charity and exists to raise funds for, and awareness about, street children in India. More details about the charity and its work can be found by visiting the website www.friendsofsbt.org.

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Nidhi Agarwal was selected as the Finalist in the Asian Women of Achievement Awards (AWA) in the “Business” category. These awards celebrate Britain’s remarkable Asian women who along with making an impact in their business have also brought a change in society. With headline sponsors as Natwest and Award Patrons as Cherie Blair and HRH Princess Badiya bint El Hassan, these awards command credibility and media attention.

The Awards organiser Pinky Lilani said, “We are proud to announce the shortlist for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, in association with @natwest_business. In these challenging & difficult times, we shine a spotlight on these women, celebrating their achievements.”

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Nidhi Agarwal’s international bestselling book “Life Simply Moves On” was awarded the distinguished favourite award by the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD in the category of “Young Adult” fiction.
The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. In 2020, the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD had entries worldwide. Selected award winners and distinguished favorites are based on overall excellence.

Life Simply Moves On is a book in the Young Adult fiction genre following the exciting journey of a girl named Nandita. With her mind set on success from the very first day, Nandita hardly let adversities hold her back. From her childhood until adulthood, Nandita faced a variety of obstacles, all posing a different challenge to overcome. With every bruise that coloured her heart Nandita’s stubbornness for success only grew. Every unforeseen circumstance she landed in never made her falter. She never let herself. After all, life simply moves on, right?

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Nidhi Agarwal was selected as the Finalist in the She Inspires Awards in the “Best Professional” category. These awards are held annually in the British Parliament to celebrate International Women’s Day by the UK based organisation called Inspiring Indian Women (IIW).

The She Inspires Award recognises the professional achievement for Nidhi to have been in a directorial level position at HSBC for the past many years along with writing an international best-selling book “Life simply moves on”. She has created a far-reaching impact through her work as the Founding Trustee in uplifting the lives of children living in the streets through her charity “Friends of Salaam Baalak Trust” registered in the UK.

Along with these achievements, Nidhi is also a mother to two young children and her life is an inspiration for women who do not want to make a choice between career and motherhood.

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Nidhi Agarwal launched her book on the 28th of September 2019 at the Mumbai Raas Garba event organised by Oorja events in Harrow Leisure Centre, London. The book was well-received by the audience. Within a day of the book being available online, it trended at number 1 position in three countries – India, UK and US, making it an international bestseller on Amazon. The book was the result of the writing effort of ten years where the story was on the slow burner brewing itself with anecdotes and profound messages that life was teaching Nidhi all along.

Book’s Synopsis:

Life Simply Moves On is a book in the Young Adult fiction genre following the exciting journey of a girl named Nandita. With her mind set on success from the very first day, Nandita hardly let adversities hold her back. From her childhood until adulthood, Nandita faced a variety of obstacles, all posing a different challenge to overcome. With every bruise that coloured her heart Nandita’s stubbornness for success only grew. Every unforeseen circumstance she landed in never made her falter. She never let herself. After all, life simply moves on, right?

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