Ratan Shastri

Ratan Shastri was founder of Banasthali Vidyapith and a notable champion of women education.[1]

She was a recipient of Padma Shri in 1955, Padma Bhushan in 1975,[1] and Jamnalal Bajaj Award for outstanding contribution in the field of uplift and welfare of women and children in 1990.[2]

She died in 1998 at the age of 86.


  1. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954-2009)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Jamnalal Bajaj Awards Archive". Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation.

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