Amartya Sen the Indian economist who was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics was born on 3rd November 1933 in Santiniketan, India. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1998 was awarded to Amartya Sen "for his contributions to welfare economics and social choice theory and for his interest in the problems of society's poorest members”,Nov 13, 2014 and Bharat Ratna in 1999 for his work in welfare economics. He was also awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his work on welfare economics in February 2015 during a reception
Engineer’s Day is observed in India on September 15th every year in honour of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
“A life of joy and happiness is possible only on the basis of knowledge… and the spread of enlightenment will abolish all wrong”
The Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, M.C. popularly known as Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic Religious Sister and Missionary of Albanian origin who lived in India for 49 years. She founded the Missionaries of Charity, a catholic order of nuns dedicated to helping the poor. With a modest start in Calcutta (Kolkata). The Missionaries of Charity grew to help the poor, the dying, the orphans, lepers and AIDS sufferers in over a hundred countries across the globe. Mother’s selfless effort to help those in need has caused many to regard her as a model humanitarian. She touched the lives of