Dehariya was born on November 12, 1991. She hails from Village Tamia, Chhindawara, Madhya Pradesh. Her father, Munna Lal Dehariya, is a government high school teacher and her mother Uma Devi, is a housewife.
Dehariya has done Masters of Physical Education (M.P.Ed) and Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.E & B.P.Ed) from VNS College of Physical Education and Management Studies affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal. She holds Post Graduate Diploma in Naturopathy and Yogic Science from Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya.
Being a mountaineer was her passion since her childhood. Dehariya has done numerous mountaineering courses to make her dream come true. She holds her certifications in Methods of Instructions (MOI), Advance Mountaineering (AMC), and Basic Mountaineering course (BMC) from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand where she achieved Grade ‘A’. In August 2018, she was elected by the Ministry of Sports and Youth Welfare, Government of India, Delhi for mountaineering where she climbed 6593 meters high at the Mount Manirang peak. In May 2019, Dehariya became the first woman from Madhya Pradesh to climb the world’s highest peak, 8,848-metre-high Mount Everest in Nepal.
She mentored captain Surendra Singh Yadav, a 52-year-old former pilot from Madhya Pradesh for scaling the highest mountain peak-Mount Everest expedition in 2021.
Honors and awards
- Guinness World Records holder for promoting and popularising Indian Himalaya with the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute on August 15, 2020 (Independence Day)
- Honoured as and holds the position of Vice President and Brand Ambassador of Jan Parishad since 26 August 2020
- Received ‘Devi Award’ by the Chief Minister Kamal Nath of Madhya Pradesh in Indore in February 2020
- Represented The All India Softball Championship, 2017, (Kochi)
- Represented National Basketball Championship at school level, 2008, (Jabalpur)
- Represented 12th Junior (Girls) Cycle Polo National Championship, 2008-09 (Kochi)