Ratan Shastri was founder of Banasthali Vidyapith and a notable champion of women education.
She was a recipient of Padma Shri in 1955, Padma Bhushan in 1975, and Jamnalal Bajaj Award for outstanding contribution in the field of uplift and welfare of women and children in 1990.
She died in 1998 at the age of 86.
Padma Bhushan award recipients (1970–1979)
Jamnalal Bajaj Award winners
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