K.R. Narayanan

Shri K.R. Narayanan

  • 1992
  • Chief Guest
(October 27, 1920 - November 9, 2005)Born at Uzhavoor in Kottayam District, Kerala. After securing first rank for MA degree in English Literature, went to London School of Economics and secured B.Sc. (Eco) degree with First Class Honours, specializing in Political Science. Started being a lecturer in a Govt. College. Later, joined the world of journalism through the 'Commerce and Industry' weekly at first and then with 'The Hindu' and .... Read More
Thakurdas Bang

Prof. Thakurdas Bang

  • 1992
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born in 1917.Joined the Commerce College, Wardha. Suffered imprisonment in freedom struggle.Formed a ‘Village Service League' - a forum for youths. Set up Gramseva Kendras. Started ‘Sadhna Sadan' in Mahakal, a village near Vinobaji's Paunar Ashram. Actively participated in Bhoodan. Thereafter, started imparting education on the lines of Nai Talim. Convenor of the Azadi Bachao Andolan to propagate Swadeshi.Gopuri, Wardha, (Maharashtra) - 442 001.Tel: 3828 / 3806 / 3308 Read More
K. Vishwanathan

Shri K. Vishwanathan

  • 1992
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born on 8th February 1928. Settled down in native vaillage, Vellanad in Trivendrum district. Founded ‘Mitra Niketan’. Besides education, engaged in varied activities on scientific lines like - reclamation of waste land, conservation of soil and water, intensive plantation of varieties of trees, social forestry, model dairy, poultry and goatry development, coir making, Bio-gas technology etc. Founded ‘Krishi Vigyan Kendra, and the ‘Rural Technology Centre”.DirectorMi .... Read More
Shalini Moghe

Smt. Shalini Moghe

  • 1992
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Born on 13th March 1914. Started the first Nursery School in Indore. Founded Bal Niketan Sangh. Activities- urban and rural welfare centres, crèches, a rescue home for destitute children, Balwadis, integrated child development programmes medical help and camps. Opened a unique Toy-Library. Started ‘One boy-one tree' programme as part of massive tree plantation drive. Established a Girls' Hostel in Jarbat.Bal Niketan Sangh, 62, Pagnis Paga,Indore (M.P.) .... Read More
Homer A. Jack

Dr. Homer A. Jack

  • 1992
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
Born on 9th May 1916.Focussed work on three major themes- defense of human rights, disarmament & abolition of nuclear weapons, and inter-religious cooperation. Among the founders of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) for using Gandhian methods to lessen racial segregation. Was involved in the American civil rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Was also instrumental in in the adoption by the U.N. General Assembly of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms o .... Read More