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Rally for Rivers and Project GreenHands have been recognized in several national and international forums.


National Water Award

FEB 2019 - Rally for Rivers, supported by over 162 million people in a span of 1 month, received the 2018 National Water Award from the Government of India under the category of Educative/Mass Awareness Efforts.

Niti Aayog Sends National Advisory

NITI Aayog Sends National Advisory

JUN 2018 - On June 6, 2018, NITI Aayog made a nationwide policy pronouncement mentioning Isha Foundation, and sent a national advisory on river revitalization to all 29 states recommending that the states implement the policy.

Sadhguru at the United Nations- World Water Day 2018

United Nations Decade of Action for Water

MAR 2018 United Nations invited Sadhguru for the launch of International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028 in March 2018.

Letter of Appreciation from CIFOR Director General.

Global Landscapes Forum

DEC 2017 - Sadhguru was invited as the Chief Guest at the Global Landscapes Forum, for a conversation with Erik Solheim (former Head, UN Env.) about Rally for Rivers as a model for environmental movements.

Guinness World Record

Guinness World Record

OCT 2006 - PGH set a Guinness World Record on 17th October, 2006 for planting the maximum number of saplings in a single day. 8,52,587 saplings were planted in 6,284 locations across 27 districts in Tamil Nadu.

Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar

Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar

JUN 2010 - In 2010, PGH was awarded India’s highest environmental award, the Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar, instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, in recognition of PGH’s positive ecological impact.