D R Mehta to be awarded Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

  • D R Mehta who is known for popularising Jaipur Foot will be awarded 20th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.
  • The Award is being given to him for his exceptional contribution towards promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill.
  • He is the founder and chief benefactor of an organization that popularized the Jaipur Foot.
  • He has also served as chairman of the SEBI.
  • In 1975, Mehta established the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, a charity based in Jaipur that provides artificial legs for the poor.

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