Wipro-Nature Forever Society Call For Entries for the Sparrow Awards 2015

Wipro-Nature Forever Society Call For Entries for the Sparrow Awards 2015
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Wipro-Nature Forever Society Call For Entries for the Sparrow Awards 2015. The Sparrow Awards Call for Entries was announced today.

MUMBAI: The Sparrow Awards Call for Entries was announced today. The Sparrow Awards is the result of a collaboration between Wipro and Nature Forever Society. Now, in its fifth edition, the Sparrow Award recognises commendable work done in the area of environmental conservation by non-professional conservationists.

Mohammed Dilawar, Founder and President, Nature Forever Society, said, “Right from its inception, the Sparrow Awards have been honouring unsung environmental heroes. Applicants must demonstrate how they have brought about positive transformation to the environment around them. The cash award is a small incentive given to help individuals and organisations continue conserving the natural world. We hope the Sparrow Awards becomes an inspiration for citizens from all walks of lives to think of innovative ways to conserve the natural world.’’

Commenting on this program P S Narayan, Vice President and Head of Sustainability at Wipro, said” Conservation needs to move beyond flagship species and forests to include common species and spaces in our proximate environs. Similarly, stand out efforts from citizens need encouragement and support. World Sparrow Day is one such platform which brings these two aspects together. We value our long standing partnership with the World Sparrow Day and Nature Forever Society”

Applications are being accepted now till Feb. 15, 2015 and winners will be announced on World Sparrow Day on Mar. 20, 2015. World Sparrow Day (WSD) which is celebrated in over 30 countries , was initiated by Nature Forever Society. The Sparrow Awards also accepts nominations across areas of environmental conservation.

Applications and Nominations forms can be sent on info@natureforever.org

For more details and past winners, please visit: http://www.sparrowawards.natureforever.org/

Nature Forever Society is an organization committed towards protecting nature, promoting research, education and advocacy. It has been working for the conservation of House Sparrow and other common flora & fauna since 2006. The mission of Nature Forever Society is to involve citizens into conservation; movement in India and keeping this in mind it has spearheaded various programs and projects that are making a difference.

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