President presents Lal Bahadur Shastri National award to Bindeshwar Pathak

President Ram Nath Kovind has presented 18th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award to ‘Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak’ for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics, and Management. Bindeshwar Pathak has contributed immensely in the direction of getting rid of the practice of manual scavenging. Bindeshwar Pathak is the founder of Sulabh International and has developed and implemented a low cost and appropriate toilet technology popularly known as the Sulabh Shauchalaya system.