Stree Mukti Sanghatana is founded. The Cultural Troupe begins with songs and SMS publishes its first two books and over the years 25 books have been written on women’s issues as well as various CDs and poster exhibitions are published.
SMS flagship play ‘Mulagi Zali Ho’ was launched and since then over 3000 performances were held in for millions of viewers through large scale awareness campaigns in all districts of Maharashtra and through broadcasting and telecasting of the plays.
SMS hosts the VIII International Conference of Women Playwrights and SMS President, Ms. Jyoti Mhapsekar serves as convener. She also becomes a member of the management committee of Women’s Playwrights International Incorporated.