Vasudha Vasanti Dhagamwar

Ashoka Fellow
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Fellow Since 1982


This profile was prepared when Vasudha Vasanti Dhagamwar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1982.
The New Idea
Vasudha Dhagamwar is working toward a national policy for resettlement of project displaced people, especially tribals. Her goal is to secure proper rehabilitation and compensation for displaced people. She is attacking the problem from several angles at once. She seeks to gain legal grounds for her goal through the national judiciary system while also inspiring local resistance to complacency.
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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