Born: January 14, 1941
Bachelor of Arts, Diploma in Swedish Language
Founded the Bal Rashmi Society in 1972 with the motto - "Save Children, Save Generation". This children's home gradually increased its size from four to over one hundred poor, destitute, downtrodden and orphan children without any discrimination of caste or creed.
During the last two decades, she enlarged her activities in the fields of women's awareness, uplift and empowerment, literacy, counselling and legal aid, dowry abolition, stopping of infanticide, population education and family planning, shelter, vocational training, etc. in the districts of Jaipur, Dausa, Bhilwara, Tonk and Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan.
Established a foundling home 'Kilkari’ for abandoned children upto 5 years of age. The infants are given in foster care/adoption to childless Indian couples after following the due process of law. Established another home "Nirashrit Bal Grah" for taking care of children of deserted women and the so-called criminal tribes like Saansis.
Organised mobile libraries for villages on rotation, an immunisation programme on a mass scale under the Rural Health Programme, the Expanded Health Programme and the National Pulse Polio Programme in the project areas. Her work among the scavengers' community for over two decades is also noteworthy.
lAlso Advocates and struggles for the housing rights of slum dwellers of Jaipur.
Bal Rashmi Society,
A-48, Shanti Path,
Rajasthan – 302 004
Telefax: 0141 - 620861