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Winner 2019

Dr.Mandakini Amte


Nominations: 2019

Category: Jury - Lifetime Achievement

Location: India

About Dr.Mandakini: Mandakini Amte popularly known as Manda Amte is a medical doctor and social worker from Maharashtra, India. She along with her husband, Dr. Prakash... Read More

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Work Description

SOCIAL SERVICES AND BENEFICIARIES Dr. Prakash and Dr. Mandakini have been providing medical services to the tribals living in the remote forest areas, far removed from civilization, scattered in central India, free of charge. Their work in the field of rendering medical services to the depriv... Read More

  • Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership in 2008
  • The Principality of Monaco brought out a postage stamp in honour of the life ...
  • Hamdan Award for Volunteers in Humanitarian Medical Services 2009-2010
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Project Details

Dr. Prakash Amte and his wife Dr. Mandakini Amte runs the school and hospital at Hemalkasa. The Amtes have been working among the Madia Gond tribals in Bhamragarh, in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district, since the 1970s. They have been successfully working in enhancing the capacity of the Madia Gon... Read More

  • Schools & Hospitals
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Lok Biradari Prakalp (LBP), a project of the Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS), Warora, was started by the legendary social worker Baba Amte in 1973 for integrated development of Madia-Gond, the primitive tribals of Bhamragad in Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra, India. Dr. Digant and Aniket, sons of D... Read More

  • Lok Biradari Prakalp (LBP)
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MSS’s Tribal Welfare Programmes have gained international recognition for their preservation of the culture of tribals of India, who are facing extinction through modern development, exploitation and disease. Established in 1973, Lok Biradari Prakalp (The People’s Brotherhood) situated in the Ga... Read More

  • MSS’s Tribal Welfare Programmes
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