Nilesh Desai

Mr. Nilesh Desai

  • 2022
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Mr. Nilesh Desai is a social worker with the distinction that he was inculcated with Gandhiji’s motto of learning from practice. He set up Sampark Samaj Sevi Sanstha in 1987 in Petlawad Tehsil of Jhabua district, in Madhya Pradesh to address the serious problems being faced by the Bhil Adivasis there. He revived the traditional and strong consultation system of the Bhil community which was applied to run the affairs of their community. Gradually, programmes for sustainable agricultu .... Read More