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Ms. Malati Devi Choudhuri

  • 1988
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children

Born: 1904

Born in Calcutta. Resigned her membership of the Constituent Assembly and went to a distant corner of Orissa to work for the uplift and welfare of women and children. Similarly, instead of joining a college, she opted for higher education in Shantiniketan under the guidance of Rabindranath Tagore. Has been applying the Gandhian ideas of Basic Education. Has built necessary infrastructure – a Primary School, a post- basic school with advanced craft training centre, a vocational training centre. Established Utakal Navjeevan Mandal to set up sovial service centers in the State.

Utkal Navajeevan Mandal,
Baji Rout Chhatrabas,
At / P.O. Angul,
Dist. Dhenkanal,
(Orissa) - 759122.
Tel: 30 310
Gram: ANGUL