Bhubaneswar, Nov. 28 -- Work is worship and if it is in the service of society, it is like virtues of a thousand lifetimes . It is this dedication and determination to serve the people that has made Odisha's Matilda Kullu stand out as one of the rare gems in the country.

From a nondescript village in the tribal Sundargarh district of Odisha, Kullu now features as one of the most powerful women change makers.

Her selfless pursuit has earned her a place in the coveted Forbes India W-Power 2021 list, which holds some of the most famous personalities like former SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya, actress Sanya Malhotra and Rasika Duggal.

45-year-old Matilda is an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) from Gargadbahal village in Baraga...