22nd April is celebrated all over the world as International Mother Earth Day. On this day Environmentalists, Nature Lovers, Governments and people from all walks of life come together to express their gratitude for Mother Earth’s gifts and also to express deep concern over the unethical and hedonistic exploitation of Mother Earth by the human society. Earth day is an opportunity to make some tangible steps in giving back what we have received from Mother Earth and stop exploiting her. At Govardhan Eco village therefore, we are celebrating this day by planting Papaya trees all over the farm. Elders, women, children, students and [ Read More ]
You are tuned into Gilli Gulli FM radio. The score at the moment is 6-5 and both the teams: Krishna and Balaram are equally posed to win the Contest… Players at both ends are determined and going full throttle to have the ball roll on their side i.e. outplay the counterparts. An hour later… here comes the heavy-duty player of the Krishna team. Lets see what will happen? He is launching in a foray into the court of Balaram team and he touches them… and yes he made a very supple maneuver and escapes and is back into the court. [ Read More ]
ECO MELA 2013 ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY Govardhan Eco Village and BhaktiVedanta Hospital Youth Foundation presents Eco Mela 2013 – a unique celebration of World Environment Day. On June 5th 2013 we present a one of a kind Eco Mela filled with Games, Workshops, Eco tours, Discussions, Competitions and many more fun activities. Students who are the future of the society get a special opportunity to come close to mother nature and learn how to appreciate and respect her. On this special occasion we are offering 50% concession for students. The event is open for all above 14 years. [ Read More ]
Recently Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) celebrated the festival of worshiping cows. On this day Dhumla, our white Tharparkar cow along with her calf Saudamani – representing the cow community received worship from the residents of Govardhan Eco Village. The Gopuja was organized as part of the adopt-a-cow program, where Shri Tushar Patel became the receipt of mother cow’s divine blessings. He was accompanied by his entire family at the event, where they all worshiped Dhumla and adopted her daughter Saudamani. Traditionally, the holy deities are worshiped in India by offerings of incense, ghee lamp, cloth, flowers etc. representing all the 5 material [ Read More ]
The India Chapter of the IAA conducted the Olive Crown Awards for the year 2013 in Mumbai on the 1st of April. Praful Patel, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, was the Chief Guest for the Awards ceremony. A Special Jury Award was conferred upon the Govardhan Eco village in this ceremony in recognition of its continued efforts towards environmental sustainability… Govardhan Eco village presented a CD containing 9 Case Studies, showcasing its nine Green Initiatives and Projects, to all the delegates present.