Hon'ble Shri R. Venkataraman

Rt. Hon'ble Shri Hon'ble Shri R. Venkataraman

  • 1985
  • Chief Guest
R. Venkataraman was the eighth President of India. Born in the village of Rajamadam, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu. Otained his Masters Degree in Economics from Madras University. Qualified in Law from the Law College, Madras. Actively participated in the 'Quit India' movement of 1942. Suffered imprisonment. In 1949, founded the Labour Law Journal which publishes important decisions pertaining to labour and is an acknowledged specialist publication. Intimately associated wi .... Read More
T.S. Avinashilingam

Shri T.S. Avinashilingam

  • 1985
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born in May 1903 in Tirupur, Madras. Life long contribution in the fields of basic education and integrated rural development. Founder of Shri Ramkrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Avinashilingam Home Science College, the Rural Centre, Shri Avinashilimgam Education Trust. Was awarded Padma Bhushan.Shri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya,Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya P.O.,Coimbatore,(Tamil Nadu) - 641 020.Tel: 0422 - 2692676 / 2695451 / 453Fax: 0422 - 2692582E-mail: srkvcoe@md3.vsnl.net.in Read More
Sanjit Roy

Shri Sanjit Roy

  • 1985
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born in 1946. Renounced a life of comfort to undertake innovative work of introducing scientific yet simple systems and programmes to change the life of rural people of India. Founded the Social Work and Research Centre (SWRC) in Tilonia, a village in Ajmer District, Rajasthan. The Tilonia experiment to make voluntary social work more and more professionalized has earned him national and international recognition.The Social Work & Research Centre,Tilonia, Madanganj,Dist. Ajmer,(Rajasthan) - .... Read More
Anutai Vagh

Smt. Anutai Vagh

  • 1985
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development and Welfare of Women And Children
Founded the Gram Bal Shiksha Kendra at Bordi jointly with Tarabai Modak. The new concepts of Balwadi, Anganwadi and Kuran Shala were born out of her continuous though process and applied work in the tribal areas of Thane District. Was President, Thane Distrit Stree Shakti Jagruti Samiti. Started a school for poor deaf and dumb children as also a new project - “Gram Mangal” - a free school without building and classes and structured syllabus for the Warli tribals. Gram Bal Shi .... Read More