C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre was awarded the Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar 1996 for its significant contribution in the field of environment education and nature conservation.
Dr. Nanditha Krishna, Director, CPREEC, received the award from Shri.T.R.Baalu, Honourable Minister for Environment and Forests, Government of India in September 2000. The award, constituted in the memory of our late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi, carries a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh, a silver lotus trophy and a citation.
The ENVIS Centre on Conservation of Ecological Heritage and Sacred Sites of India at C P R Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC) has been awarded the Best ENVIS Centre Award 2006 at the National Workshop of ENVIS Centres – 2006, held at Shimla from October 12-14, 2006.The award instituted by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, carries a silver trophy of the ENVIS logo, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.
Dr.Nanditha Krishna, Director, CPREEC received the award from Shri.Ashok Thakur, I.F.S., Principal Secretary, Government of Himachal Pradesh.
Dr. M. S. SWAMINATHAN AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CPREEC was awarded the Dr. M.S.Swaminathan Award for Environmental Protection – 2004. The award, instituted in 1995, is given by the Earth Care Group in association with the Rotary Club of Madras East. Dr. Swaminathan presented the award at a function held in Chennai on August 4, 2004.