Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling for Sustainable Development Leadership Award (Download PDF)


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The prestigious Sustainable Development Leadership Award of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was honored to Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his vision and leadership in environment and sustainable development.Sikkim becomes first fully organic state of Inida.

Image of Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling

Image of Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling

Image of Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling

  • President Pranab Mukherjee presented this award at “World Sustainable Development Summit” held in New Delhi. 
  • Sikkim is first and only fully organic state in India (as declared in January 2016) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Currently Sikkim has around 75,000 hectares of organic farms (National Programme for Organic Production) it contributes around 80,000 tonnes of organic production from a total of 1.24 million tonnes of recorded production.

About The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

  • Established in 1974 as Tata Energy Research Institute and renamed to The Energy and Resources Institute in 2003.
  • A non-profit research institution working in the fields of energy, environment, and sustainable development.
  • Focuses on formulation of local and national level strategies for critical issues.
  • Employs around 1200 research professionals from different disciplines in environment and energy.
  • International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG) ranked TERI as the top global think-tank in 2013.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 10, 2016


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