About ILC - India

The Longevity Centre (TLC) which was founded by Dr. S. D. Gokhale, eminent social scientist of international repute on May 4th, 2003 became the International Longevity Centre in April 2004 when it was admitted as the member of the Global Alliance of the International Longevity Centres.

ILC-I is registered as a not-for-profit company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956.

Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, renowned scientist of international fame, is the President of ILC-I.

Mr. Jayant Umranikar, former Director-General of Police, Maharashtra, is the Chairman of ILC-I.

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Anjani Mashelkar Inspiration Award

A young widowed mother suffering through extreme poverty coupled with the lack of education meant unsurmountable odds for late Smt. Anjani tai Mashelkar. Undeterred by these odds, she brought up Raghunath Mashelkar with determination and perseverance. She continued to raise his aspirations for higher education and achievement, while giving him values of morality, ethics and concern for the poor at the same time. She was truly an inspiration!

The Anjani Mashelkar Inspiration Award will be given annually in this spirit to the inspiring life and work of an elderly and unsung Indian hero.

The award will comprise a cash prize of ₹1 lakh and a citation. Celebrating such role models will inspire others to be more and do more!           

  • The award will be given under the aegis of International Longevity Centre – India (ILC-I) and will be given away during their annual awards function.
ILC-I is happy to announce the winner of the first prestigious Anjani Mashelkar Inspiration Award  2019-Ms. Flavia Agnes!
She's a lawyer and a social activist, helping to transform a 'victim to a survivor with the help of quality legal services', through her organization “Majlis”. Since 1991, Majlis works for the protection and promotion of women and children’s rights through legal representation, advocacy and training.
 She has dedicated her life to providing legal support to women from underprivileged and marginalized backgrounds to ensure gender justice, especially for women facing domestic violence and for children who are abused.
Her work has created a huge social impact and today, Ms. Flavia Agnes stands as a role model for thousands of women, inspiring them to fight their own battles and succeed through the tough times with their hard work, courageous will power and an ability to take others forward with them, just as late Anjani Mashelkar did!
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar


Mr. Jayant Umranikar


Prof.(Dr).S. Siva Raju


Ms. Anjali Raje

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