IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi donates compensation money received from Centre to PM's National Relief Fund
Chaturvedi had filed a case before the Central Administrative Tribunal in a matter pertaining to adverse entries made in his appraisal report of 2015-16 by AIIMS, New Delhi.
Kumar was named along with five others for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”.
'I was put under house arrest on three occasions (August 11, 16 and 17),' Pandey claimed, adding that they were prevented from going to Ayodhya for a two-day programme on communal amity.
Myanmar's Ko Swe Win, Thai human rights activist Angkhana Neelapaijit, Filipino musician Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab and South Korea's Kim Jong-Ki have also been named.
Dr Vatwani and his psychiatrist wife Smitha started providing free shelter, food and treatment to mentally-ill destitutes and formed the Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation in 1988.
The Ladakhi engineer, who was the inspiration for Aamir Khan’s character in the movie 3 Idiots, won the award for his contribution in harnessing nature, culture and education for community progress.
Bharat Vaswani and Sonam Wangchuk are among six individuals who were declared winners of the award, regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.