Published On : Tue, Jun 23rd, 2015

Maharashtra NavratnaJ yoti Gaurav Puraskar to Kaustav Chatterjee, Green Vigil Foundation

DSC05036Nagpur: Maharashtra RajyaShaharwaGraminPatrakarSangh awarded Maharashtra NavratnaJyoti Gaurav Puraskar to Kaustav Chatterjee, Co-Founder , Green Vigil Foundation and Maharashtra SangharshRatna Gaurav Puraskar to Green Vigil Foundation, for their outstanding contribution in the field of environment protection and sustainable development.

Shri. DevrajKamatwar, Film Writer & Director, Smt. AlkaGangurde, recipient of President Award were among the guests on dais. The award ceremony was organized and conducted by Shri. Rajesh Thakur. The award fnction was attended by citizens from various parts of Maharashtra.

Green Vigil Foundationis having expertise in environmental domain & vision of a shared sustainable future on the planet through education & mobilization of all stakeholder groups. The Foundations’ work focuses on the most difficult challenges faced by our planet: from climate change, water sustainability, food security to ecosystem degradation, biodiversity loss & sustainable use of natural resources. Green Vigil has implemented environmental sustainability initiatives that have reached out to more than 500000 citizens directly and indirectly through numerous awareness and education programs. Green Vigil have undertaken various education programs across Central India that engage more than 80,000 students in various schools and colleges at Nagpur, Amravati, Gondia, Wardha , Chindwara, Gadchiroli and Chandrapur that engage and mobilize citizens on environmental protection and sustainability.

Kaustav Chatterjee, Shakti Rattan, Daksha Borkar, SurbhiJaiswal, HemantAmesar, MehulKosurkar, Bishnudeo Yadav, Nazma Khan, Kalyani Vaidya, SheetalChoudhary received the award.