ISKCON's Govardhan Eco Village awarded with Green Platinum Award

Oct 20, 2017 12:24 IST
ISKCON's Govardhan Eco Village awarded with Green Platinum Award

The Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Palghar district, on 18 October 2017 won the ‘Green Platinum Award’ by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

The village’s director Gauranga Das received the award by IGBC. Das was presented with the award during Green Building Congress 2017 at Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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About Govardhan Eco Village

• The Govardhan Eco Village is a self-sustained farm community.

• A farm community and retreat centre, Govardhan Eco Village is spread over a scenic landscape of 100 acres at Galtare in Wada taluka.

• Since its inception in 2003, the village has made steady progress in organic farming, cow protection, rural education & development, alternative energy, eco-friendly constructions and sustainable living.

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