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Herbert Schambeck

Dr. Herbert Schambeck

  • 1990
  • Chief Guest
(July 12, 1934)Born in Baden (Lower Austria). Studied law at the University of Vienna. PhD. In 1958. Became a lecturer at the University of Vienna. Law consultant in the scientific department of the Federal Chamber of Commerce in Vienna in 1965. Associate Professor at the University of Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck. Is a member of the Academy of Sciences in Padua, Madrid, Dusseldorf and Milan and the Papal Academy of Social Sciences; Consultant to the Pontifical Council for the Fam .... Read More
Tirath Ram

Shri Tirath Ram

  • 1990
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born on 26th December 1909. A freedom fighter. Established Gandhi Seva Ashram in Oel with the blessings of Gandhiji. In the wake of partition, he ran scheme of vocational training in village industries to enable the refugees to earn livelihood. Organised Himachal Pradesh Bee Keepers' Association to maintain the quality of honey and organize its marketing. Helped establishing Shivalik Harijan Sevak Sangh.Shri Gandhi Sewa Ashram,Village & Post Oel, Dr. Gopichand Bhargav Nagar, .... Read More
S. A. Dabholkar

Shri S. A. Dabholkar

  • 1990
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born in 1924. Evinced special interest in techniques of teaching and knowledge communication agricultural productivity research and innovation. Developed new techniques in Kitchen gardening, Home farming and Market gardening. Perfected his own system of ‘Prayog Parivar’ (Experimental Web). His work of non-formal and mutual network education through demystification of science and various venture designs has gained critical appreciation. Appointed as consultant and resource person by t .... Read More
Ratan Shastri

Smt. Ratan Shastri

  • 1990
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Born in a middle class family of a school teacher. Founded, along with husband, 'Jeevan Kutir' for rural reconstruction and training workers for similar work. Founded Banasthali Vidyapeeth - a unique centre for learning for girls from Nursery to the Post Graduate stage on the principles of progressive learning. Developed its programme of Panchmukhi Shiksha consisting of Physical, Practical, Aesthetic,and a rane of co-curricular activities. Banasthali Vidyapeeth has a status of a Deemed U .... Read More
A.T. Ariyaratne

Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne

  • 1990
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
Founded the Sarvodaya Shramdan Movement in 1958 in Sri Lanka. Shramdan has since become a household word in the context of self-help. Sarvodaya was legally incorporated by an Act of Sri Lankan Parliament. It is one of the largest NGOs in the Third World. Sarvodaya has come to be regarded as a way of ‘building of a social infrastructure'. The movement has also led to estblishment of Shanti Sena (Peace Brigade) which organizes inter-community living and exchane. Another initiative for peac .... Read More