Mrs. Umadevi Krishnamurthy of Mumbai is declared winner of UNV Karmaveer Chakra National Award 2012 “Exceptional work for Senior Citizens”, Promoted by iCONGO “KARMAVEER PURASKAAR (KVP)”, VSO & Silver Inning Foundation , National and Internationally recognized organization working with Elderly in India .
Mrs. Umadevi Krishnamurthy , 65yrs 'silver young' housewife from Mumbai has done her B.Sc. Home Science with Nutrition as Major and P.G. Diploma in Dietetics. She is currently working as Manager at Krishna kala Trust Old Age Home , Mira Road ( Mumbai) for the last 5years and since 12 years has dedicated her life for the cause of Senior Citizens. She is very compassionate towards Elders and with her hands-on experience looking after her aged in-laws , it gave her enough quality to work with Elders . With keen interest in sports and travel, she has been excellent administrator and care giver trainer at old age home and at her earlier volunteer work with an NGO Dignity Foundation for seven years. She is not those conventional housewife but a women with determination to work for society. After her up-bringing of her children’s and service life, she ventured out of home to work with Senior Citizens. She is helpful and empathic towards the less privilege senior citizens and enthusiastically participates in various programmes and advocacy events for the benefit of Elders. She believes that “Proper Communication with each Generation will make a Generation Friendly World.” Umadevi is truly an Unsung Hero and friend of those forgotten elderly.