G. Muniratnam

Shri G. Muniratnam

  • 1995
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Organized, when just 15, a chain of children's clubs known as Balananda Sanghams for the integrated development of poor children in rural areas. Also established a large number of maternity care centres in the rural areas of Chittoor District. Established the Krishi Vigyan Kendra under the auspices of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Improvement of productivity of land in dry areas through introduction of high yielding varieties of food crops, pulses and oilseeds, multipl .... Read More