The 2019 edition of the World Aqua Congress hosted by Aqua Foundation conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award to Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, “for his contributions towards the cause of the environment.” The award was announced yesterday at the World Aqua Congress which was inaugurated by Jal Shakti Minister Shri. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Shri. Vikramjiet Roy, a volunteer with Isha Foundation, received the award on behalf of Sadhguru from the Hon’ble Minister.
Aqua Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has been organizing the international ‘World Aqua Congress’ since the year 2007. The conference brings policymakers, researchers, academicians, industry, NGOs and other stakeholders on a common platform for meaningful deliberations and execution of projects. ‘Aqua Excellence Awards’ is a key highlight of the 2-day conference. The awards are given to promote innovations and contributions in the field of water, environment and humanity.