Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has won this year’s Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, an award conferred by Indira Gandhi Trust each year on the late Prime Minister’s birth anniversary.
The international jury for the awards was headed by former President Pranab Mukerjee.
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It has over the years worked on various burning issues from air and water pollution, food safety, waste water management, climate change and so on.
The award citation read “As the world and particularly India faces growing challenges that threaten the future of the planet, CSE has built up expertise and credibility to make a difference.”
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.