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By Gauranga Das

The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations granted special consultative status to ISKCON Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV). Consultative status is an accreditation framework that benefits both the United Nations and the NGOs. Consultative arrangements with ECOSOC will enable the ECOSOC or one of its bodies to secure expert information or advice from organizations having special competence in the subjects for which consultative arrangements are made, and, on the other hand, t

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By Madhava Smullen

Govardhan Ecovillage, ISKCON’s 100 acre farm in the foothills of the Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra, has won the 2019 National Energy Globe Award for India.

The Energy Globe Award was founded in 1999 by Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann, and is one of today’s most prestigious environmental awards. Its goal is to present successful sustainable projects to a broad audience, to show that many of our environmental problems already have feasible solutions.

Every

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