Awards and Achievements

Govardhan ecovillage has consistently been recognized at numerous international and national conferences and environment meets. It has received many awards, citations, best paper presentations at prestigious forums like Green Apple Foundation , UK, SKOCH, Asian Sustainability Leadership Awards, CII, FICCI etc. A summary of the same are mentioned below.

Featured in India’s Mega Kitchens on National Geographic channel. August 2016. Click here to view

International UK Green Apple environment award in Gold Category as greenest community project- 2015

GEV wins Green Apple Award


IAA OLIVE CROWN AWARDS- Corporate Social Crusader of the year- 2015 [shared with Apar industries]



The Golden Globe Tigers summit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia- awards 2015- Best Green WATER STEWARDSHIP AWARD




AQUA EXCELLENCE AWARD for Outstanding contribution towards cause of sustainability,2015.

Received at the hands of Hon. Ms. Uma Bharti. ( Minister for Water Resources, River management and Ganga rejuvenation, India) Aqua foundation excellence award

Asian sustainability leadership awards, Dubai – 24 September 2014

Asian sustainability leadership trophy Asian sustainability leadership award



Media Coverage

Our Organisation

Govardhan Ecovillage is a non-profit initiative founded by H.H. Radhanath Swami, a teacher of bhakti-yoga for over 40 years, and student of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna consciousness.

Govardhan Ecovillage Galtare, Hamrapur (P.O),
Wada (Taluka), Palghar (District) – 421303, Maharashtra, India (+91) 916-720-4666 (9AM–6PM).


An outstanding example of dedicated effort at using natures forces to enable man to live in harmony with her landscape. Mud stabilised blocks are energy efficient. SBT is low  energy sewage treatment. All examples to be scaled up to enable India’s progress to be environmentally sustainable. Request to team with Forest Departtment to adopt Galtare/Nane villages to promote regeneration of forest and sustainable forest. I feel privileged.
Praveen Pardeshi, Principal secretary Forest

Eco Partners

Serve cows BIOME
Lifelink BAIF
acwadam ARTI

CSR Partners