Greetings from the India Rivers Week (IRW) Organising Committee!
This is to request for nominations for Bhagirath Prayaas Samman (BPS) 2017.
As you will recall BPS is an attempt to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding, inspirational, unsung initiatives in river conservation.
This year we are also initiating Shri Anupam Mishra Memorial Medal to celebrate media professionals who have established an exceptional body of credible work on various aspects of rivers leading to changes in behaviour, public discourse, law and policy. Self nominations will also be considered.
Please find attached the announcement and the nomination forms.
PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO SURESH BABU TO GET THE ATTACHMENT MENTIONED HERE email@example.com , BPS Call for nominations 2017
Last date for nominations: September 25, 2017. A jury will take decision about the final awardees based on set of criteria.
Award ceremony: November 25, 2017.
We request you to kindly circulate this widely amongst your contacts.
Once again we thank you for all your support in shaping the India Rivers Week and the Bhagirath Prayaas Samman since 2014.
We look forward to hearing from you,
With best regards,
On behalf of the Organising Committee India Rivers Week
[INTACH, PEACE Institute Charitable Trust, People’s Science Institute, Toxics Link, SANDRP, WWF-India]
Also see the list of individuals and organizations honoured with BPS since 2014 the inaugural year for India Rivers Week
List of Individuals and Organizations honoured with Bhagirath Prayaas Samman
|2014||1||Dr Latha Anantha, Kerala|
|2||Akhil Gogoi, Assam|
|3||Koel Karo Jan Sangathan, Jharkhand|
Emmanuel Theophilus, Uttarakhand
|5||Sachidanand Bharati, Uttarakhand|
|6||Save Mon Region Federation, Arunachal Pradesh|
|7||Sambhav Trust, Rajasthan|
Dinesh Misra, Bihar
|9||Ritwick Dutta, Delhi|
|10||Himdhara, Himachal Pradesh|
|11||Citizens’ Concern for Dams and Development, Manipur|
To know more about people and groups who have been awarded Bhagirath Prayaas Samman in 2014, 2015, 2016, kindly explore following SANDRP blog links
India Rivers Week, Organizing Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org)