Himachal introduces ‘Environmental Leadership Award’ to encourage sustainable development

SHIMLA- ‘Himachal Pradesh Environmental Leadership Award’ has been introduced by the Himachal Pradesh Government with a hope to encourage and ensure development of environmentally sustainable institutional mechanism in the State.

To be conferred every year to various categories of institutions,individuals of the State who excel in promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development by demonstrating successful initiatives, winners will be awarded with a citation along with cash prize of Rs. 50,000 as first prize and Rs. 25,000 as second prize besides a trophy.

Organizations and individuals will have to submit proposals, applications, recommendations in various categories, which will be scrutinized by expert panel(s) for each category.  It will be the decision of the screening, selection committee to recommend one of more than one award or non in identified categories.

To Be Conferred in 10 Categories

The Annual HP Environmental Leadership Award would be open to ten categories including, Urban Local Body Excellence in Municipal Solid Waste Management, Hospital in Bio-Medical Waste Management, Hotel,Resort, Academic Institution other than School, Office Premises, Industry, Panchayat, Residence, Resident Welfare Society, Restaurant, Bus Stand and Railway Station, and Airport.

Application Procedure

The applicants will have to submit the completed Application along with the enclosures and supporting materials in one spiral bound copy along with a soft copy in a CD or Pen Drive, typed on A-4 size paper in English to the Director, Environment, Science and Technology, Paryavaran Bhawan, Near US Club, Shimla-171001, Himachal Pradesh.

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