Dr (Mrs) Janak Palta McGilligan
worked as director of the Institute from June
1985 and she retired from Institute in April 2011. During this time, she worked with
dedication and zeal for improving the Institute's functioning and has to her credit a
number of achievements and awards. Due to her interventions the Institute achieved
new heights in serving the rural and tribal women. (she is no longer working in the
Barli Institute, and is an honorary member of board).

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 (late) Mr Jimmy (James) McGilligan OBE served as the first manager of the
Institute till his (untimely and tragic) departure in a road accident in April 2011. He
worked tirelessly  for building the Institute's premises. He pioneered the use and
dissemination of solar cooking technologies at the Institute. Recognising his services
towards rural  development, he was awarded the OBE - Order of the British Empire,
by Her Majesty the Queen of England.

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Souvenir of the 25 years of Barli Institute