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TERI, IWA & UNDP Felicitate Individuals for their Efforts to Conserve Water

The First TERI-IWA-UNDP - Water Sustainability Awards 2021, under Category 4C: Water Users in Agricultural Sector was won by Dr Sreeni K R, Project Manager, PayAgri Innovations Pvt Ltd, IITM Research Park, Taramani, Chennai and Vargheese Tharakan, Owner, Ayurjack farm Kurumalkunnu, Velur, Kerala.

Sugandh Bhatnagar
The Award Ceremony
The Award Ceremony

Water is vital to the economy, as well as the country's food and energy security. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in collaboration with the International Water Association (IWA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), India, has announced the Water Sustainability Awards, which honor efforts of the people to conserve water.

Individuals, self-help organizations, industries, municipal boards, gram panchayats, resident welfare associations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) should be recognized for their outstanding achievements in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) connected to water. It's worth noting that goals relating to water have received a lot of attention in the UN's numerous Sustainable Development Goals.

The Water Champions Award and Felicitation Award Ceremony is held in presence of Bharat Lal, Secretary, Lokpal of India, Shoko Noda, UNDP Resident Representative in India, Dr Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI, then felicitation the jury members. Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, TERI.

The First TERI-IWA-UNDP - Water Sustainability Awards 2021, under Category 4C: Water Users in Agricultural Sector was won by Dr Sreeni K R, Project Manager, PayAgri Innovations Pvt Ltd, IITM Research Park, Taramani, Chennai and Vargheese Tharakan, Owner, Ayurjack farm Kurumalkunnu, Velur, Kerala.

About TERI:

The Energy and Resources Institute is a research institute in New Delhi that specializes in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development. Established in 1974, it was formerly known as the Tata Energy Research Institute. 

About IWA:

The International Water Association is a non-profit organization and knowledge hub for the water sector, with over 60 years' experience connecting water professionals worldwide to find solutions to the world's water challenges.

About UNDP:

The United Nations Development Programme is a United Nations organization tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. Headquartered in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 170 countries.

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