Ramon Magsaysay Award Indian Winners List (till 2019)

Ramon Magsaysay Award Indian Winners List (till 2019)

Ramon Magsaysay Award is awarded in the honour of the former president of the Philippines named Ramon Magsaysay.

The prize was first established in April 1957 by the New York city-based trust named Rockefeller Brothers Fund with the help of the Philippines government.

Ramon Magsaysay Award is often called the Nobel Prize of Asia. It is the highest award given to someone in Asia. Many Indians have been awarded by this honour till now.

Ramon Magsaysay - 3rd President of Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay – 3rd President of Philippines

 

Generally, the award is given in the following 6-7 categories:

  1. Government Service
  2. Public Service
  3. Community Leadership
  4. Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts
  5. Peace and International Understanding
  6. Emergent Leadership
  7. Uncategorized

Source

So, in this article, I will be providing you with the list of Indian personalities who have got the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

Here we go…

List of Indian Winners of Ramon Magsaysay Award

The list here includes the list of Indian winners of the award along with the year and category that they were given the award in.

Year Person’s Name Category
1958 Vinoba Bhave Community Leadership
1961 Amitabha Chowdhury Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1962 Mother Teresa Peace and International Understanding
(PIU)
1963 Verghese Kurien Community Leadership
1963 Dara Nusserwanji Khurody Community Leadership
1963 Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel Community Leadership
1965 Jayaprakash Narayan Public Service
1966 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Community Leadership
1967 Satyajit Ray Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1971 M.S. Swaminathan Community Leadership
1974 M.S. Subbulakshmi Public Service
1975 Boobli George Verghese Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1976 Sombhu Mitra Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1977 Ela Bhatt Community Leadership
1979 Mabelle Arole Community Leadership
1979 Rajanikant Arole Community Leadership
1981 Pramod Karan Sethi Community Leadership
1981 Gour Kishore Ghosh Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1982 Manibhai Desai Public Service
1982 Chandi Prasad Bhatt Community Leadership
1982 Arun Shourie Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1984 R. K. Laxman Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1985 Baba Amte Public Service
1989 Lakshmi Chand Jain Public Service
1991 K. V. Subbanna Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1992 Ravi Shankar Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
1993 Banoo Jehangir Coyaji Public Service
1994 Kiran Bedi Government Service
1996 Pandurang Shastri Athavale Emergent Leadership
1996 T. N. Seshan Government Service
1996 Pandurang Shastri Athavale Community Leadership
1997 Mahasweta Devi Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
2000 Aruna Roy Community Leadership
2000 Jockin Arputham Peace and International Understanding
(PIU)
2001 Rajendra Singh Community Leadership
2002 Sandeep Pandey Emergent Leadership
2003 James Michael Lyngdoh Government Service
2003 Shantha Sinha Community Leadership
2004 Laxminarayan Ramdas Peace and International Understanding
(PIU)
2005 V. Shanta Public Service
2006 Arvind Kejriwal Emergent Leadership
2007 Palagummi Sainath Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts
2008 Prakash Amte Community Leadership
2008 Mandakini Amte Community Leadership
2009 Deep Joshi Uncategorized
2011 Nileema Mishra Emergent Leadership
2011 Harish Hande Uncategorized
2012 Kulandei Francis Uncategorized
2015 Sanjiv Chaturvedi Emergent Leadership
2015 Anshu Gupta And Sanjiv Chaturvedi Uncategorized
2016 Thodur Madabusi Krishna Emergent Leadership
2016 Bezwada Wilson Community Leadership
2018 Sonam Wangchuk Uncategorized
2018 Bharat Vatwani Uncategorized
2019 Ravish Kumar Journalism, Literature, and
the Creative Communication Arts

That’s it.

You can download the PDF version of the list by simply clicking here.

If you have any related query, please let me know in the comments right now.

This Post Has One Comment

  1. You made some decent points there. I looked on the internet for the subject and found most persons will go along with with your blog.

Leave a Reply

Close Menu