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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8th Anjani Mashelkar
Inclusive Innovation Award

"We need inclusive innovation, that is not merely 'best' practice but 'next' practice. True inclusive innovation should bring smile on the face of every citizen of the world not just a privileged few."
- Dr. R A Mashelkar


This is an annual award of Rs. 100,000 given to an individual or an organization for an idea, prototype or a commercialized product, service and business model. The innovation must address the problem of the resource-poor people in India(including the elderly) and offer an original and implementable solution.

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Dr. R. A. Mashelkar


Mr. Jayant Umranikar


Dr. Arun Nigavekar

Vice President

Prof. Dilip Satbhai

Hon. Treasurer

Dr.Bhushan Patwardhan

Hon. Director

Prof.(Dr).S. Siva Raju


Ms. Anjali Raje

Executive Director

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