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Occupation  Social worker
Name  Janak McGilligan
Role  Social Worker

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Known for  Empowerment of Rural and Tribal Women, Sustainable Development,Solar Energy and Organic Farming
Spouse(s)  Late James (Jimmy) McGilligan O.B.E
Parent(s)  Late Maya Rani Palta and Late Bishambar Dass Palta
Awards  Padma Shri Manav Seva Award Sadbhavana Samman Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar
Books  The Barli Development Institute for Rural Women: An Alternative Model of Women's Empowerment in India

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Dr (Mrs) Janak Palta McGilligan is an Indian social worker and the founding trustee and vice chairperson of Jimmy McGilligan Centre For Sustainable Development, an Indore based non governmental organization working for sustainable community development. She is also a former director of Barli Development Institute for Rural Women.,


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Janak Palta McGilligan, was born in a Punjabi family of Bibi Nanki Devi'ji Palta family and grew up in Chandigarh. She secured a master's degree (MA) in English literature,Political Science, Sangeet Visharad In Sitar, an MPhil in Political Science with distinction, and a doctoral degree (PhD) in" Sustainable Community Development through Training of Tribal and Rural Women a Human Resources" during and after which she worked at various places such as the Provident Fund office, at the High Court and at the Centre for Rural and Industrial Development. She married James(Jimmy )McGilligan, an Irishman and they served and Developed Barli Development Institute for Rural Women as Baha'i pioneers. Janak Palta served as the director of this Institute for 26 years from the day of its establishment 1 June 1985 till she took retirement on 16 April 2011 . Just after that she has been serving as a Director "Jimmy McGilligan Centre For Sustainable Development " where she has educated more than 50,000 people without entirely free of cost .

Janak Palta McGilligan is the founder Executive Director of Board of Directors of the Barli Development Institute For Rural Women and continues to serve as One of the Directors of the Board of the Institute.

She is Member of Advisory Board of Solar Cookers International (SCI, Sacramento ),Co-founder of Jaivik Setu in Indore.

She is an Honorary Secretary of Sangini Cancer Care society dedicated to Breast Cancer Patients .

Has been member of Management Board of Chitrakoot University,Chitrakoot. Has also been associated with UNICEF as resource person for the National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCID) IIM Indore, IIT BHU, Prestige Institute of Management Indore, Indus World School, Choithram International School,Pragya Girls School, MGM Medical College,Indore Dental College and Hospital.

Dr Janak Palta McGilligan has authored a book on Barli Development Institute for Rural Women.• She also Envisioned and Developed after fully testing, 8 specially Designed Curriculum Books, out of which 7 are published, mostly Macmillan Publishers: (All these Books are published in the name of the Institute by her choice) List of Books& subjects covered: 1 .Health -Hindi Medium 2005 2. Health - English Medium 2006 3. Health - Marathi Medium 2007 4 .Cutting & Tailoring, Hindi Medium 2007 ( based on National Institute of Open Schooling Curriculum New Delhi ) 5 Hindi Literacy- 2009 6 Batik Printng -Hindi Medium 2010 7 Vijalo,theme song book 2010 : A collection of 100 folk Songs with theme based on Development in indigenous dialects along with Hindi Translation. 8 Learning to Develop Myself and My Community in Hindi (unpublished).

Janak Palta McGilligan, a recipient of Rajmata Vijaraje Sindhiya Social Service Award by Government of Madhya Pradesh 2008 Manav Seva Award, Sadbhavana Samman and Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar, was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.


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