JRD Tata through his life’s work built a strong base for a social movement for stabilising the growth of India’s population towards the goal of securing a better quality of life for its people.

PFI as a tribute to its visionary leader, JRD Tata, organises the JRD Tata Oration as a lecture series on population and development issues. PFI has also instituted the JRD Tata Memorial Awards as national awards for the best performing state and districts which have demonstrated outstanding achievements in the population and reproductive health and family planning programme. This is the 6th edition of the JRD Tata Memorial Awards.

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14th JRD Tata Memorial Oration

Population Foundation of India as a tribute to its visionary leader, JRD Tata, organises the JRD Tata Oration as a lecture series on population and development issues. The annual lecture series, instituted in 1991, `Encounter with Population Crisis’ invited notable international and national guest speakers to deliver a lecture focusing on critical issues related to population and development; and was dedicated to the memory of JRD Tata in 1995, PFI’s silver jubilee year. Previously, the Orations have been delivered by Mr. I.K. Gujral (former Prime Minister), Dr. Nafis Sadik, Mr Jamshed J Irani, Dr. Manmohan Singh (former Prime Minister), Mr Nitin Desai, Prof. Amartya Sen and Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin among others.

The 14th JRD Tata Memorial Oration was delivered by Dr. Rajiv Kumar.

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14th JRD Tata Memorial Oration

Population Foundation of India as a tribute to its visionary leader, JRD Tata, organises the JRD Tata Oration as a lecture series on population and development issues. The annual lecture series, instituted in 1991, `Encounter with Population Crisis’ invited notable international and national guest speakers to deliver a lecture focusing on critical issues related to population and development; and was dedicated to the memory of JRD Tata in 1995, PFI’s silver jubilee year. Previously, the Orations have been delivered by Mr. I.K. Gujral (former Prime Minister), Dr. Nafis Sadik, Mr Jamshed J Irani, Dr. Manmohan Singh (former Prime Minister), Mr Nitin Desai, Prof. Amartya Sen and Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin among others.

The 14th JRD Tata Memorial Oration was delivered by Dr. Rajiv Kumar.

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