Dr. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari has been awarded the "Maharashtra Bhushan" for the year 2022
Union Home Minister Amit Shah presented the "Maharashtra Bhushan" award for the year 2022 to Dr. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari at Raigarh, Maharashtra on 16th April.
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On this occasion, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were present.
About Dr. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari
Appasaheb Dharmadhikari is a famous social reformer. His father Nanasaheb was Dharmadhikari.
Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari Pratishthan undertakes many social welfare activities like health camps, blood donation camps, de-addiction, cleaning of area, tree plantation, environment protection, distribution of educational material.
His work continues unabated. In view of his work, Appasaheb was also honored with Padma Shri.
Dr. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari established the Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari Foundation, Revdanda to expand the scope of social work.
Social activities started being conducted through the institution. As these activities started being implemented with public participation, their scope increased.
The work of tree plantation was done by the Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari Foundation keeping in view the effect of climate change and temperature.
A total of 36,61,611 trees have been planted by the Foundation from 2015 to 2021.
Awards given to Dharmadhikari
Keeping this social work of Appasaheb in mind, DY Patil University awarded Dharmadhikari with an honorary doctorate.
Former Governor Vidyasagar Rao appointed him as the cleanliness ambassador of the state.
In 2017, the Central Government conferred the civilian honor of Padma Shri.
The European International Institute honored Appasaheb with the Living Legend Award.
Looking at his career so far, the state government has selected him for the Maharashtra Bhushan Award.
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