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Ms. Taraben Mashruwala

  • 1982
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children

Born in 1909. After coming out of prison during freedom struggle, she started ‘Yuwati Sangh' to infuse a new spirit of service and revolutionary zeal in young girls. Established Kasturba Centres in all districts of Vidarbha which ran Balwadis, Basic Schools, Health Centres, Craft Classes and Training Centres for Gram Sevika. Founded the Kasturba Sarvodaya Mandal at Madhan in Amaravati district, Maharashtra to provide a nucleus and model centre for training women social workers.

Kasturba Sarvodaya Mandal,
Madhan,
Taluka – Achalpur,
Dist. Amravati,
Maharashtra.