Early Life of Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik was born on 30th September in the year 1970.
Career of Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik has done 8 day, 1700-km drive in minus degree temperatures. Even on an altitude of 18000 feet with oxygen shortage, she was able to sustain it all. It was - Raid De Himalaya. This journey covers many difficult paths including remote Himalayan Mountain Range, Leh District, Shimla and Jammu and Kashmir.
Other Works of Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik is currently a member of the working group in the formulation 12th five- year plan (2012-2017) on Sports and Physical Education as nominated by the Planning Commission HRD Division on behalf of Sports Ministry.
Awards Received by Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik received many awards and accolades for her participation. Some of the prestigious awards are:
Knack of Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik has the knack of driving sports vehicles. For this she was the first person ever to receive a license for invalid (modified) rally vehicle, a case she consistently pursued for 19 months in Maharashtra. She is also the first physically challenged individual in the country to receive an official rally license from Federation Motor Sports Club of India (FMSCI). She also became a navigator and driver in the toughest car rallies of the country- Raid-de-Himalaya 2009 and Desert Storm 2010. She has the unique honour of being the part of the grid and national anthem ceremony at the flag-off of Formula-1 race at Buddh international circuit, 2013. Her aim of joining motor sports is to spread awareness towards the fact that physically challenged individuals can obtain an official license and attain independence and self-reliance through driving. Deepa Malik has undertaken numerous rallies to promote this cause.
Personal Life of Deepa Malik
Deepa Malik is wife of a veteran cavalier Colonel Bikram Singh and daughter of a veteran Infantry Colonel BK Nagpal. She is mother of two adult daughters- Devika and Ambika. She is currently being supported by the GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.
India at the Paralympics
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