India’s First Ever ‘Eco Warriors Award’: A Salute To The Protectors Of Our Natural Heritage

NEW DELHI – The Indian Forest Service Association, the organization of civil servants engaged in forest conservation, wildlife protection, and sustainable development, is thrilled to announce the inception of the Eco Warriors Award conceptualized by Indian Masterminds, a platform dedicated to Indian Bureaucrats highlighting their best practices and accomplishments. The Award function will be held in New Delhi on Saturday, September 23, 2023. This pioneering initiative, the first of its kind in India, is set to become an annual feature, celebrating the relentless efforts of the Indian Forest Service officers in the realms of Forest, Wildlife, and Environmental conservation.

Indian Forest Service officers, often referred to as the nation’s unsung heroes, work diligently in the remote recesses of our forests, combating climate change, shielding our rich biodiversity, and ensuring the sanctity of our natural landscapes against challenges like deforestation and poaching. The Eco Warriors Award aims to put the spotlight on these champions, offering them the national recognition they so rightly deserve.

“We believe that it’s high time our green warriors, who work tirelessly to make India livable, receive the acknowledgment and appreciation they deserve. These officers often operate under challenging conditions. Their stories of courage and commitment need to be told,” said an office bearer of the Association.

The awards ceremony promises to be an enlightening experience, featuring a conclave with panel discussions on pivotal topics like:

  1. Increasing the forest cover
  2. The intersection of technology and environment
  3. Promoting responsible tourism
  4. Engaging the youth in conservation efforts
  5. How Social Media can be leveraged for conservation

A special celebrity session will be organized to highlight the importance of environmental consciousness in today’s age.

Gracing the occasion as Chief Guests will be Shri Bhupendra Yadav, Honourable Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change while Ms. Leena Nandan, Secretary MoEF&CC will be the Guest of Honour. .

The Award is organized by, and media powerhouses, The Indian Express and ABP News, are the official media partners, ensuring extensive coverage of the event across print, television, and digital platforms. 

Indian MasterMinds

Indian Masterminds is a digital platform dedicated to promote good governance and to celebrate achievements of Indian Bureaucrats

This groundbreaking initiative is not just an awards ceremony, but a movement, a call to action, urging every Indian to recognize, respect, and support the guardians of our environment. As the first event of its kind in India, the Eco Warriors Award is set to mark a significant milestone in the annals of environmental conservation in the country.

Indian Forest Service Association

The Indian Forest Service Association is a prominent body that actively advocates for the conservation of India’s forests and biodiversity. They play a crucial role in promoting and safeguarding the interests of the Indian Forest Service officers and furthering the cause of sustainable forest management and conservation in India.

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Kushagra Agarwal

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