State Environment Leadership Awards
In order to recognize various innovative actions, initiatives by individuals, institutions, organizations active in the State in different fields of economy, Government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to institute in 2016 'Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Awards' which shall be conferred annually.
Government of Himachal Pradesh is committed to pursue a development strategy that takes into account the vulnerability of the Himalayan region and the need for environment protection. The endeavor is to support a transformational shift towards an environmentally sustainable and carbon smart economic growth model with the help of individuals/ organizations and demonstrate best practices towards environment protection.
The Awards shall be given every year in twelve categories to outstanding/ remarkable sustainable practices adopted by Urban Local Bodies, Hospitals, Hotels & Resorts, Academic Institutions, Schools, Office Premises, Industries, Panchayats, Residences/ Resident Welfare Societies, Restaurants, Bus Stands, Railways Stations, Airports etc. that further the course of environment stewardship.
The award consists of a trophy, a citation and a cash prize (Rs. 50,000/- as First Prize and Rs. 25,000/- as Second Prize), under each of twelve categories.
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