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Smt. Amalprava Das

  • 1981
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work

Born on 12th November 1911 in Dibrugarh in an affluent family. Left the luxurious life style, started an Ashram at Sarania Hill in Gauhati to train poor people in the art of self-help and self-reliance. Gandhiji inaugurated the Kasturba Gram Sevika Vidyalaya set up by her. Her services to the orphaned children and widowed women during the 1950 earthquake in north Lakhimpur led to the establishment of Maitri Ashram.

Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust,
Sarania Ashram,
Ulubari,
Gauhati (Assam) - 781 007.
Tel: 0361 - 2544 534