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Pranab Mukherjee

Hon'ble Mr. Pranab Mukherjee

  • 2013
  • Chief Guest
Mr. Pranab Mukherjee assumed office as the 13th President of India on July 25, 2012, crowning a political career of over five decades of exemplary service to the nation in Government as well as Parliament. Seventy six years old, Mr. Mukherjee is a man of unparalleled experience in governance with the rare distinction of having served at different times as Foreign, Defense, Commerce and Finance Minister. A powerful orator and scholar, Mr. Mukherjee’s intellectual and political prowes .... Read More
G.V. Subba Rao

Mr. G.V. Subba Rao

  • 2013
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Mr. G. V. Subba Rao who is the President of the Gramdhan Nirman Samithi, since his childhood days has been involved in Gandhian activities alongwith his father who was associated with the freedom movement and the Socialist Party. As a student leader Mr. Subba Rao was very active in associating students with social work based on Gandhi-Vinoba’s ideologies. Mr. Subba Rao joined the Bhoodan Movement of Acharya Vinoba Bhave. In 1954, he was asked by the Hyderabad State Bhoodan Yagna Sam .... Read More
Snehlata Nath

Ms. Snehlata Nath

  • 2013
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Ms. Snehlata Nath since twenty years has worked in the field of eco-development, livelihood and sustainability and inter connected these to bring progression in the lives of the tribal people of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Ms. Nath is one of the Directors of Keystone Foundation which was established in 1993. She aims at providing a sustainable livelihood support to the community while preserving their traditional way of life and conserving the environment. Ms. Nath and the team of Keys .... Read More
Vidhya Das

Ms. Vidhya Das

  • 2013
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Ms. Vidhya Das, through Agragamayee, has been working, since over 25 years, in the areas of policy advocacy, socio-economic and human rights of the tribal people, natural resource management, formal and non-formal education, awareness generation and skill development involving tribal people’s participation and mobilization. She is fighting for the rights and empowerment of some of the most downtrodden, tribal communities residing in the backward areas of Kalahandi, Bolangir, Koraput, Ra .... Read More
Jean-Marie Muller

Mr. Jean-Marie Muller

  • 2013
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
In 1972 Mr. Jean - Marie Muller took the initiative to create the MAN (Non-Violent Alternative Movement). Its mission is to put forward the specific contribution of non-violence in the everyday life, education and social and political struggles. MAN promotes the principles and the methods of non-violent strategy, to support a positive resolution of the interpersonal, intercommunity or international conflicts. By thinking, acting and training, MAN thus seeks to promote justice and freedom. Mr. .... Read More