I am deeply committed to the cause of education and would like to see every person, man and woman, boy and girl, be touched by the light of modern education. Empowerment of women is particularly important to me as I believe this leads to the empowerment of the nation

Latest News & Events About Smt. Pratibha Patil

  • Padmabhushan Dr. H. L. Hiranandani Oration and Award function

    Padmabhushan Dr. H. L. Hiranandani Oration and Award function

    Padmabhushan Dr. H.L. Hiranandani, Oration and Award function was organized by Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai. It was attended by Mrs. Patil and Governor of Maharashtra, Shir Vidyasagar Rao. Padmabhushan Dr. Suresh H Advani was presented an award for his contribution in the field of medical oncology by Hiranandani Trust.

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  • Release of the book “Reinventing Leadership” by the Vice President

    Release of the book “Reinventing Leadership” by the Vice President

    The Vice-President of India, Shri Hamid Ansari, released the book “Reinventing Leadership” written on Mrs. Pratibha Patil’s Presidency period by Mrs. Sunaina Singh. Mr. Raghunath Mashalakar, renowned scientist, and Mr. Bhism Narain Singh, former Union Minister and Governor, also spoke about madam’s social work on this occasion.

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  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Library Inauguration function at Symbiosis on 21.11.2015

    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Library Inauguration function at Symbiosis on 21.11.2015

    Mrs. Pratibha Patil inaugurated the new Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Library at the Symbiosis Insitute campus along with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Ramdas Athawale. In her speech, madam threw light on the conversations between Dr. Ambedkar and Mahtama Gandhi on issues like untouchability and social reformation during the Poona Pact. She also spoke of Dr. Ambedkar’s role in drafting the Indian Constitution, which she said, is like a security cover for all citizens and empowers even the weakest link in society.

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  • Inauguration of All India conference on Prevention of Cancer

    Inauguration of All India conference on Prevention of Cancer

    Mrs. Patil inaugurated an “All India Conference on Recent Advances in Cancer Management” which was organized in Pune by Dr. Bagul and Shyamala Desai, a social worked. In her speech she encouraged the medical fraternity to follow a multi-disciplinary approach for cancer treatment and palliative care. She suggested that best practices from Homeopathy and Ayurved could be combined with Allopathy to make the treatment more effective and cheaper for common man.

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My Inspirations

Mahatma Gandhi
Pandit Nehru
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar