P. Shiv Shanker 

Former Minister for Human Resource Development,1988

Introduced the Auroville Foundation Bill in the Indian Parliament, 1988

Illuminating Tomorrow’s Path of Transformation

"Auroville is to be looked upon as a vision which has great potentiality, and this can be of tremendous service to our country and the world at large. Auroville aims to discover a new life, deeper and more complete, and to show the world that tomorrow will be better than today. The Government is determined to help the process of development of Auroville in such a way that its aims and goals are made more and more realizable."