Winners of 2013 Competition

To acknowledge quality journalism in the field of sustainable development and environmental protection, specially urban and industrial environment, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India, and the Third Pole in cooperation with IFAT India and DW Academie and under the patronage of the German Embassy, New Delhi, organised the All India Environmental Journalism Competition. ICLEI South Asia, and Maharashtra Environmental Engineering Training and Research Academy, Nashik also supported this initiative.

The winners were:

Print Category

Congratulations to Nivedita Khandekar for winning the first prize for her article, “Can’t afford another paradise lost” published in the Hindustan Times, New Delhi on November 20, 2012.

Congratulations to R Samban for winning the second prize for his article, “And quiet flows to death” published in the Malyalam daily Deshabhimani on May 4, 2013. Please find the summary in English here.

Web Category

Congratulations to Navya PK for winning the first prize for her article, “Mantri’s 72 acre project encroaching Rajakaluve: IISc Report” published in http://banaglore.citizensmatter.in  on May 31, 2013.

Congratulations to Shailendra Yashwant for winning the second prize for his article, “Saving Sikkim’s Shangri La” published in http://infochangeindia.org/ on August 1, 2012.

Photos Category

Congratulations to Chinky Shukla for winning the first prize for her photo essay, “The Wasteland” published in Governance Now, Noida on August 1, 2012.

There are NO prizes in the Video Category and Radio Category.

The winners  got awarded on October 24, 2013 at the opening of the IFAT India fair. The entries of the winners under the three categories – Print, Web and Photos – will be presented in a summary form as a part of the award event.