R. K. Patil

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Ramrao Krishnarao Patil ( born 13 Dec 1907, died 1 June 2007 at Nagpur) was Gandhian and freedom fighter from India.

He was member of the elite Indian Civil Service and worked as district collector in the Central Provinces. He cosigned the Nagpur Pact.[1]

He was member of the first Planning Commission set up by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.[2]

He was a recipient of the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 1997[3] and was awarded Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 2007 posthumously.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.oneindia.in/2007/05/15/r-k-patil-to-be-conferred-with-maharashtra-bhushan-award-1179233022.html
  2. ^ http://planningcommission.nic.in/aboutus/history/past_memb.pdf
  3. ^ "JB Award". Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation. 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Maharashtra Bhushan award to be conferred posthumously on R K Patil". One India. Retrieved 2009-12-02.