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C. Subramaniam

Shri C. Subramaniam

  • 1993
  • Chief Guest
(January 30, 1910 - November 7, 2000)Born at Pollachi in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu to an agricultural family. Received early education at Pollachi and higher education in Madras. Secured his law degree from the University of Madras in 1932, but could set up legal practice at Coimbatore only in 1936. Got involved in the freedom movement. Suffered imprisonments. An institution-builder — the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Madras Institute of Development Studi .... Read More
Vichitra Narain Sharma

Shri Vichitra Narain Sharma

  • 1993
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born in May 1898. Joined the freedom struggle. Founded Shri Gandhi Ashram for propagation and sale of Khadi. Post independence, entered U.P. legislature and was a minister in the cabinet of three Chief Ministers in succession. But continued his commitment to Shri Gandhi Ashram- handed over all his salary and pension amounts to the institution and drew his livelihood from it only.Shri Gandhi Ashram,9 Shahnajaf Road, Lucknow (U. P.) - 226 001.Tel: 2222938 / 2227983 / 4208/50 .... Read More
Dinkarrao G. Pawar

Dr. Dinkarrao G. Pawar

  • 1993
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born on 13th June 1930.Science and Technology activities covered agricultural processing, dairying & animal husbandary, cattle development, poultry, training in self-employment of rural agriculturists, landless labourers and women, technical & management education, irrigation, digging of wells, sericulture. Founded Rajhans Poultry Farm. Launched ‘Sheti Vigyan Mandal’- a young farmers’ association for arranging study tours within India and abroad.Agricultural Development .... Read More
Kantaben and Harivilasben Shah

Smt. Kantaben and Harivilasben Shah

  • 1993
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Vinoba's Bhoodan & Gramdan took them to all parts of India. Accompanied him in padyatra in dacoit infested Chambal Valley. Were in the forefront when it came to contacting the dacoits and persuading them to surrender their arms. Were sent by Vinobaji to Assam at the time of of the Assam-Bengal conflict to undertake peace work. Propagated Gram Swaraj in kheda district, Gujarat and finally settled in the tribal village of Pindwal in Valsad district. Operated a Food Bank.Have been associated wi .... Read More
Johan Galtung

Prof. Johan Galtung

  • 1993
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
Born on 24th October 1930 in Oslo, Norway. Founded the International Peace Research Institute. Organised Peace Conferences, Lectures on subjects like “Theory of Peace”, “Theory of Conflict”, “Methodology of Peace Research” etc. A consultant to UNESCO, UNCTAD, WHO, UNEP, UNIDO, FAO, UNO, OECD and ECC. A world-renowned social scientist. One of the founders and inspirers of the Greens Movement in Europe. Conducted course in Satyagraha at Hawaii Universi .... Read More