As a child, Poonam would accompany her elder sister Sonu to the boxing training facility and it is since then only that she had developed an interest towards boxing as a professional sport. She first started boxing in 2013
Her noteworthy accolades include gold at the Nations cup, 2019 National Youth Championship, 2019 Golden Glove Tournament, Serbia, 2019 Asian Youth Boxing Championship, and the 2020 Khelo India Youth Games.
2020 Khelo India Youth Games
2019 Asian Youth Boxing Championships
2019 Golden Glove Tournament, Serbia
2019 National Youth Championships
2018 Nations Cup