Invitation for BPS-2017 & Shri Anupam Mishra Memorial Medal-2017 Nominations

Dear All,

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 suresh@wwfindia.net , 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,

Suresh Babu

On behalf of the Organising Committee India Rivers Week

(https://indiariversblog.wordpress.com/)

[INTACH, PEACE Institute Charitable Trust, People’s Science Institute, Toxics Link, SANDRP, WWF-India]

M: +919818997999

IRW 2014

IRW- 2014 BPS Awardees

Also see the list of individuals and organizations honoured with BPS since 2014 the inaugural year for India Rivers Week  

Year SN

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
2015  

 

4

 

 

Emmanuel Theophilus, Uttarakhand

5 Sachidanand Bharati, Uttarakhand
6 Save Mon Region Federation, Arunachal Pradesh
7 Sambhav Trust, Rajasthan
2016  

 

8

 

 

Dinesh Misra, Bihar

9 Ritwick Dutta, Delhi
10 Himdhara, Himachal Pradesh
11 Citizens’ Concern for Dams and Development, Manipur
recepients

IRW-2015 BPS Awardees

To know more about people and groups who have been awarded Bhagirath Prayaas Samman in 2014, 2015, 2016, kindly explore following SANDRP blog links

SN SANDRP blog title and Link
2014
1 INDIA RIVERS WEEK Inaugurated!
https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/11/24/india-rivers-week-inaugurated/
2 India Rivers Week Day 2 roots strongly for Flowing Rivers!
https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/india-rivers-week-day-2-roots-strongly-for-flowing-rivers/
3 Details India Rivers Week-2014

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/11/27/union-minister-uma-bharti-at-irw-government-will-not-proceed-with-interlinking-of-rivers-if-environmental-consequences-are-adverse/

4 Celebrating the story of Koel-Karo resistance: KKJS gets Bhigirath Prayas Samman at first India Rivers Week

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/11/24/celebrating-the-story-of-koel-karo-resistance-kkjs-gets-bhigirath-prayas-samman-at-first-india-rivers-week/

5 Dr. Latha Anantha, CPSS and River Research Centre: For the rivers to flow…..

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/12/01/dr-latha-anantha-cpss-and-river-research-centre-for-the-rivers-to-flow/

 

2015
6 India Rivers Day 2015 Press Release

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2015/11/28/india-rivers-day-2015-press-release-nov-28-2015/

7 भारतीय नदी दिवस2015 -सारांश

https://goo.gl/Uf3sBS

2016
8 “Citizens’ Concern for Dams and Development”: the voice of vulnerable honored with BPS at IRW 2016

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/citizens-concern-for-dams-and-development-the-voice-of-vulnerable-honored-with-bhagirath-prayas-samman-at-india-rivers-week-2016/

9 BPS for Dineshkumar Mishraji: Helping us understand Rivers and Floods

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/bhagirath-prayas-samman-for-dineshkumar-mishraji-helping-us-understand-rivers-and-floods/

10

BPS-2016: Himdhara Collective: Relentless Questioning and Doing

https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/bhagirath-prayas-samman-himdhara-collective-relentless-questioning-and-doing/

bsp-2016

IRW-2016 BPS Awardees

India Rivers Week, Organizing Committee (suresh@wwfindia.net)

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