Govardhan Eco Village Current Affairs
The Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Wada taluka of Palghar district, Maharashtra has won the Green Platinum Award.
The award was received by village’s director, Gauranga Das during the Green Building Congress-2017 held at Jaipur in Rajasthan.
Govardhan Eco Village
The village is a farm community and retreat centre spread over a scenic landscape of 100 acres at Galtare in Wada taluka. Since its inception in 2003, it has made steady progress in Organic farming, Cow protection, Rural Education, Rural development, alternative energy, eco-friendly constructions and Sustainable living etc.
Green Platinum Award
Green Platinum Award is instituted by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The IGBC was established by the CII to enable sustainable built-environment for all.