Lakshmi Mazumdar
National Commissioners of the Bharat Scouts and Guides
In office
Preceded byDr. Hridyanath Kunzru
Succeeded byLakshman Singh

Lakshmi Mazumdar of Delhi was the National Commissioner of the Indian Scouting organization Bharat Scouts and Guides from November 1964 to April 1983, and supervised the construction of the Sangam World Girl Guide/Girl Scout Centre, which was inaugurated on 16 October 1966 by the World Chief Guide, Lady Olave Baden-Powell.

Mazumdar joined Guiding at a very young age in 1922. After India's independence, she held increasingly high responsibilities. In 1969 Mazumdar was awarded the Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.[1]

She received the Padma Shri in 1965.[2]

Preceded byDr. Hridyanath Kunzru National Commissioners of the Bharat Scouts and Guides 1964–1983 Succeeded byLakshman Singh


  1. ^ "List of recipients of the Bronze Wolf Award". WOSM. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Padma Shri Awardees". National Portal of India. Retrieved 22 January 2019.