Ramon Magsaysay Award GK Facts

General Knowledge Facts : Ramon Magsaysay Award

 

Ramon Magsaysay award was instituted in 1957

 

This was founded by Trustees of Rockfeller brothers fund

 

This Award is given to Asian individuals for achieving excellence in their fields

 

First time this award was presented in 1958

 

Prior to 2009 the award was given in various categories like public service,government service, Peace and International understanding, Literature and Journalism

 

List of Indian winners of Ramon Magsaysay award

 

YearWinner
Chintaman Deshmukh1958
Chintaman Deshmukh1959
Amitabha Chowdary1961
Mother Theressa1962
Dhara Khurody1963
Verghese Kurien1963
Tribhuvan das Patel1963
Jaya Prakash Narayan1965
Kamaladevi Chatopadhyay1966
Satyajit ray1967
M S Swaminathan1971
M S Subbulakshmi1974
B GHEorge Verghese1975
Sombhu Mitra1976
E Ramesh1977
M Arole1979
Gour Kishore Ghosh1981
Pramod Karan Sethi1981
Chandi Prasad Bhatt1982
Manibhai Desai1982
Arun Shourie1982
R Lakshman1984
Muralidhar Amte1985
Lakshmi Chand Jain1989
Ravi Shankar1992
B J Coyaji1993
Kiran Bedi1994
Pandurang Athavale1996
T n Seshan1996
Mahaswetha Devi1997
Mahesh Chander Mehta1997
Jockin Arputham2000
Aruna Roy2000
Rajendra singh2001
Sandeep Pandey2002
J M Lyngdoh2003
Shanta sinha2003
L Ramdas2004
V Shantha2005
Arvidn Kejriwal2006
Palagummi Sainath2007
Mandakini Amte2008
Prakash Amte2008
Himanshu Agarwal2010
Neelima Mishra2011
Harish Hande2011
K Francis2012
Sanjiv Chaturvedi2015