2019

Vasundhara Sanman

Vinod Bodhankar

In 1988 he gave up a career in IT and started Vishwasanskruti Ashram, Tulapur, Pune where he taught Healing & Leadership-Ethics and contribute ‘Vishwasanskruti Vision and Mass-Motivation Techniques’ to Environment Initiatives of Government & of NGOs. Worked for Protection & Rejuvenation of Pune Rivers Mula, Mutha, Pavna, Indrayani, Ramnadi & Devnadi through the Jal-Jana-Jodo approach and currently involved in the Water-Literacy activities in the whole country. Since 2011, as Co-Founder & Joint Director of TAA- Sagarmitra Abhiyaan, recruited 1,75,000 students in the 6 cities of Pune, Jalgaon, Wai, Kota, New York (USA) and Beni Mellal (Morocco) and have networked different recyclers to receive the recollected plastic in each place thus saving countless fish and birds from waste plastic. Founder member of Ramnadi Restoration Mission.

Vasundhara Mitra

Dr. Yashwant Pethkar

In 2016, some doctors from Solapur came together and started an innovative concept of “Zadanchi Bhishi’. Dr. Pethkar is one of the founder members. Along with the tree plantation they take care of plants and celebrate first birthday of every tree. He promotes roof top water harvesting. The positive effects on environment of city can be seen.

Dr. Kishore Waghmare

He organizes environmental events for last 15 years. He has photographed and documented 120 birds, 40 butterflies and number of insects. His photography facilitated the experts to note the changes in the habitat. He collects the photographs of different living beings for coming generations.