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|Full Name||Prakash Baba Amte|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 173 cm|
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 70 kg|
in pounds– 155 lbs
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||1984: Awarded Adivasi Sevak Award from the Government of Maharashtra, India|
2002: Honoured with Padma Shri award by the Government of India
2008: He jointly received Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership with his wife, Mandakini Amte
2009: Awarded Godfrey Philips Lifetime Achievement Award
2012: Received Lokmanya Tilak Award Jointly with Dr. Vikas Amte (his brother)
2014: Awarded Mother Teresa Awards for Social Justice
|Date of Birth||26 December 1948|
|Age (as in 2018)||70 Years|
|Birthplace||Anandawana, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricon|
|Hometown||Anandawana, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra, India|
|College/University||Government Medical College (Nagpur)|
|Educational Qualification||M.B.B.S. MS General Surgery|
|Hobbies||Reading, Cycling, Listening To Radio|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Mandakini Amte (Doctor, Social Worker)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Prakash Amte
- Prakash Amte is the son of Magsaysay awardee, Baba Amte (Social Worker).
- When Prakash was studying M.S. after completing his M.B.B.S., the Government of Maharashtra granted land to Lok Biradari Prakalp (a social organisation founded by his father in 1973). Prakash left his study to take the legacy of his father of social work and moved to Hemalkasa along with his family.
- Lok Biradari Prakalp includes a school, a hospital, and an animal orphanage and works for the development of Madia Gond, situated in Hemalkasa. Amte lived there without water and electricity for almost 20 years and even executed some major emergency surgeries without electricity.
- In 1995, a postage stamp was issued by the Principality of Monaco in the honour of Prakash and Mandakini.
- Amte founded an animal park, Animal Ark, which is a wildlife orphanage and sanctuary. It is basically for those animals whose parents were killed by the tribal people to fulfill their need for food and not for entertainment.