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Mr. S. Krishnamurthy Mirmira

  • 1991
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development

Suffered imprisonment during ‘Quit India' movement. Undertook research on improving the quality of traditional Indian pottery. Ceramics became his field of specialization. Settled down in Bhadrawati in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra. Founded a Public Trust- ‘Gramodaya Sangh' to organize potters on a cooperative basis, impart training in advanced skillsto them and extend them financial assistance.. Successfully carried out a project with CAPART for setting up model pottery production centers.

Gramodaya Sangh,
Bhadrawati,
P.O. Bhadrawati,
(Bhandak C.Rly.),
Dist. Chandrapur,
(Maharashtra) – 442 902.
Tel: 08182 / 66029