2015

Vasundhara Sanman

Bipinchandra Rajgor

Mountaineering is a sport played amid nature from the very day values of leave no traces are inculcated in a mountaineer. So, he is taught to behave responsibly and in an environmentally friendly way. Mr. Rajgor has given training in mountaineering to children and aged people for 30 years. He trained college students in mountaineering and taught them environmental values. He was honoured with the State Mountaineer Award at the hands of Honorable Shri. Narendra Modi, then CM of Gujarat.

Vasundhara Mitra

Shailendrasinh Jadeja

Shailendrasinh Jadeja, founder of SEVA Foundation Trust, has been campaigning against environmental degradation. He sensitised the villagers against the hazards of solid waste that is being dumped into nearby villages. He resolved to take this matter to National Green Tribunal. SEVA Foundation uses research, lobbying and silent diplomacy to pursue its goal of environment protection.

Rajesh Ghelani

Rajesh Ghelani is working towards saving environment and sparrows at GIDC Metoda, Rajkot. He distributes saplings to the people to encourage tree plantation. Basically, he is a food product manufacturer. He sends artificial sparrow nests to the dealers along with his products and appeals to them for help in saving sparrows.

Dr. Nitin Popat

He founded the Nature Club, Porbandar in 2009. Within 5 years of his presidential tenure, he rescued more than 5000 snakes, 7 crocodiles and hundreds of birds through club activities. He distributed artificial bird nests free of cost. The club treated hundreds of injured birds.