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Awards and Recognition

2002
Anil Agarwal has been selected posthumously as the recipient of the SCB Distinguished Service Award for his contributions in the field of conservation and development.

2001

  • Anil Agarwal Awarded 2001 Sat Paul Mittal Award for Environment. 

  • Person of the Year 2001 by First City, New Delhi.

  • Borlaug Award, Coromandel Fertilisers Ltd.

2000

  • Padma Bhushan, Government Of India. 

  • Global Environment Leadership Award, Global Environment Facility, Washington, DC.

1999
Maharana Udaisingh Award, Maharana Mewar Foundation, Udaipur.

1994
Environmentalist of the Year by Les Realites de l’Ecologie, France.

1991

  • National Citizens’ Award, New Delhi. 

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

1989
B.P.Poddar Memorial All-India Award, Bharat Chamber of Commerce, Calcutta.

1987
Elected to the Global 500 Honour Roll by the United Nations Environment Programme.Honour Summus Award, Watumull Foundation, Hawaii.

1986
Padma Shri by the Government of India, New Delhi.

1984
Fifth Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.

1979
First A.H. Boerma Award given by the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome.

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Anil Agarwal

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Anil Kumar Agarwal was the founder-director of the Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO. Agarwal spent his lifetime advocating policies that involve the people in natural resource management and learn from India’s own traditions.

Sunita Narain

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Sunita Narain has been with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) since 1982. She is currently the director general of the Centre and the director of the Society for Environmental Communications and publisher of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.

Announcements

  • The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme on Managing Urban Air Quality: Focus on Clean Vehicle Technology, Fuels and Mobility Management in New Delhi from August 6 - 8, 2014 for government officials from different cities of India. The objective of this forum is to promote good regulatory practices in air quality management, clean vehicle technology, fuels and management of in-use vehicle fleet and mobility management.

  •  Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool to inform decision- makers, regulators and stakeholders, about the possible environmental, social and economic costs of the proposed project.

  • Currently, India is far off-track in achieving its sanitation targets. Apart from open defecation and lack of sanitation facilities in urban and rural areas; the management of septage has been largely neglected and is not a priority due to the lack of awareness of its heavy contribution to environmental degradation, poor sanitation and ill-effects to health. “Septage” is the waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS e.g.

About CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

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