Education is the panacea (medicine) for all social ills and a means for progress, empowerment and peace. Persons and institutions providing education, preferably to the under-privileged, the weak and the rural folks of our society need to be recognized, honoured and encouraged.
The award is given to inspire people to do selfless service in the field of Education for the needy and poor and provide opportunity and facilitate for their education. The award is for excellence in human endeavour in the field of Education.
The activities of the nominee may include the following:
To promote the pursuit and spread of knowledge, the Award honours such individuals and institutions with a cash award of Rs.10 lakhs, a citation and a memento.
|23rd||2021||Manav Kalyan Trust, Navsari, Gujarat|
|22nd||2021||Shree Panchmahal Anusuchit Jati Education Trust, Adadara, Gujarat|
|21st||2018||Shri Anand Kumar, Ramanujan School of Mathematics, Patna, Bihar|
|20th||2017||AIM For Seva, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|19th||2016||Dr. Sapam Nabakishore, Silchar, Cachar Dist., Assam|
|18th||2015||Kasthurba Gandhi Kanya Gurukulam, Vedaraniam, Tamil Nadu|
|17th||2015||Sri Sarada Ashram, Ulundhurpet, Tamil Nadu|
|16th||2013||Gandhi Vidya Mandir, Churu, Rajasthan|
|15th||2012||Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Orissa|
|14th||2011||The Indian Planetary Society, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|9th||2005||Uttarakhand Seva Nidhi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan, Jakhan Devi, Almora, Uttaranchal|
|8th||2003||Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu|
|8th||2003||Marudhar Mahila Shikshan Sangh, Vidyavadi, Rajasthan|
|7th||2003||Dr. H.Sudarshan, Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra, Yelandur Tk, Karnataka|
|4th||1998||Shri Avinashilingam Education Trust Institutions, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu|