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Project GreenHands has been recognized for its initiatives in several national and international forums

Guinness World Record

Guinness World Record

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

Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar

Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar

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.

Sport for the Environment

Sport for the Environment

On 30th September 2010, PGH was awarded the “Sport for the Environment” award at the Beyond Sports summit in Chicago. Beyond Sports is a global organization that promotes and funds the use of sport to create positive social change across the world.

Environmental Award – 2010

Environmental Award – 2010

On April 5th 2012, PGH was awarded the “Environmental Award – 2010” by the Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu.

LASSIB Society

LASSIB Society Honorary Award

On 13th July, 2013 PGH was awarded the LASSIB Society, Honorary Award for delivering outstanding outcomes in the area of Nurturing Natural Resources.

Community Mobilizer

Community Mobilizer – 2016

In 2016, PGH was awarded the “Community Mobilizer – 2016” award at India Today’s Safaigiri Awards in New Delhi, for increasing the green cover of the country.