(The Gist of PIB) Gaura Devi  [MARCH-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Gaura Devi


Gaura Devi

  • Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ along with senior women officers of the Ministry planted a sapling in memory of Gaura Devi, Chipko Activist in New Delhi.


  • Gaura Devi (1925 – 1991) was an Indian Chipko activist in the Himalayas.
  • The HRD Ministry has organized various programmes as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.
  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development is celebrating Women’s Week from 1st March to 8th March 2020.
  • In this sequence, MHRD today remembered the women of history who have made significant contributions in the past.


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