Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1998
Occupational Health and Safety Association ( OHSA)
This description of Raghunath Manwar's work was prepared when Raghunath Manwar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Raghunath K. Manvar, a mechanical technician in a Gujarat power station, is organizing a comprehensive approach to occupational health hazards in power plants across India. He is building multiple coalitions among factory workers, health officials, and lawyers to raise awareness of preventive measures and to lobby for reform of worker health and safety laws.
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