• Project GreenHands has been recognized for its environmental initiative by several national and international forums.
  • Associated with the UN Department of Public Information, NGO section since 2006.
  • Accredited “Special Consultative Status” by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2007.
  • PGH set a Guinness World Record on 17th October, 2006 for most trees planted in three days. 8, 52,587 saplings were planted in 6,284 locations across 27 districts in Tamil Nadu
  • In 2010, PGH was awarded India’s highest environmental award; the Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (for the year 2008) instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, in recognition of PGH’s positive ecological impact.
  • On 30th September 2010, PGH was awarded the “Sport for the Environment” award at the Beyond Sports summit in Chicago. Beyond Sports is a global organization that promotes and funds the use of sport to create positive social change across the world.
  • On April 5th 2012, PGH was awarded the “Environmental Award – 2010” by the Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • On 13th July, 2013 PGH was awarded the LASSIB Society, Honorary Award for delivering outstanding outcomes in the area of Nurturing Natural Resources.
  • 2016: Winner of India Today’s 2016 Safaigiri Award under the category - Best Community Mobilizer for increasing the green cover of the country.
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