It is said that success is not what you create for yourself but it is what you leave behind for others. Dedicating their entire life for the upliftment of underprivileged tribes, Mrs and Mr Prakash Amte have become the spirit of humanity. Carrying forward the philanthropic work of Baba Amte, Mrs and Mr Prakash Amte are engaged in serving the tribes of Gadhchiroli and neighboring states since the past three decades. Great Bhet unfolds the story of these selfless legends on Saturday, 20th April 2013 at 9:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.
Having an academic background in the field of medicine and an extensive medical practice, the couple is well-known in the field of healthcare. In 1973 showing their commitment towards Baba Amte’s believes, they decided to move to Hemalkasa to contribute to Lok Biradari project. The focus of the Lok Biradari project was on empowering tribes like Gondia. The project set up a hospital, a residential school and an orphanage for injured wild animals leading to the upliftment of Hemalkasa and Bhambragad areas on several fronts. Acknowledging their contribution to the tribal civilization of Gadchiroli and Chhattisgarh, the Indian government honored Mrs and Mr Prakash Amte with the Padmashree. At the international level, the couple was bestowed with the prestigious Magsaysay Award for Community leadership.
Amte family’s contribution to the society has set a benchmark at the global level. Their consistent inputs have given fruitful results which reinforces the trust on the existence of humanity in this world. IBN Lokmat showcases the commendable work of these eminent personalities Mrs and Mr Prakash Amte on Great Bhet. Tune to IBN Lokmat on Saturday, 20th April 2013 at 9:30 pm.
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