Indira Gandhi

Smt. Indira Gandhi

  • 1982
  • Chief Guest
Daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru. Returning to India from Oxford in 1941, became involved in the Indian Independence movement. In the 1950s, served her father unofficially as a personal assistant during his tenure as the first Prime Minister of India. Became President of Indian National Congress. A member of the Rajya Sabha after Nehru's death in 1964. Joined Lal Bahadur Shastri's cabinet as Minister of Information and Broadcasting. Became the Prime Minister after the sudden dem .... Read More
Gokulbhai Daulatram Bhatt

Shri Gokulbhai Daulatram Bhatt

  • 1982
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born in 1898 in Hathal village in Sirohi District, Rajasthan. A veteran freedom fighter, he courted arrest during Non-Cooperation Movement, Salt Satyagraha and Quit India Movement. Post Independence, has been working ceaselessly for the propagation of Khadi, Village industries, communal harmony, removal of untouchability, go-seva and prohibition.Rajasthan Harijan Sevak Sangh,B-190, University Marg,Bapu Nagar,Jaipur (Rajasthan) - 302004.Tel: .... Read More

Shri Prembhai

  • 1982
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born in 1935 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Through Banvasi Seva Ashram and Agrindus Institute, he is engaged in the onerous task of reaching the fruits of science and technology to the remote and neglected areas of Mirzapur District in order to ameliorate the living conditions the people.Agrindus Institute,Banwasi Sewa Ashram, (Via Turra),Govindpur,Dist. Mirzapur (U.P.)Tel: 05447 - 285224 / 252258Fax: 05446 - 252302Cable: BANWASI ASHRAM, TURRA Email: banwasisevaashram@mail.com Read More
Taraben Mashruwala

Smt. Taraben Mashruwala

  • 1982
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development and Welfare of Women And Children
Born in 1909. After coming out of prison during freedom struggle, she started ‘Yuwati Sangh' to infuse a new spirit o service and revolutionary zeal in young girls.Established Kasturba Centres in all districts of Vidarbhs whci ran Balwadis, Basic Schools, Health Centres, Craft Classes and Training Centres for Gram Sevikas.Founded the Kasturba Sarvodaya Mandal at Madhan in Amaravati district, Maharashtra to provide a nucleus and model centre for training women social workers.K .... Read More