RECIPIENT - Dr. (Smt.) Ragini Prem (1997)
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION - Founder, Banvasi Seva Ashram, U.P. Dedicated her entire life to tribal women and children and their upliftment benefiting more than 10,000 Adivasi women in 400 villages. Inculcated family planning, preventive health care and rural entrepreneurship. Spread the message of health and hygiene, proper nutrition, etc. among the villagers.