Key Milestones of Isha Project GreenHands (PGH)
1. PGH is the recipient of India’s highest environmental award – Indira Gandhi Pariyavaran
2. PGH has been awarded Tamil Nadu Government’s State Environmental Award
3. PGH created a Guinness record for having planted maximum number of saplings (852,587 saplings)in 6,284 location across 27 districts with people participation
4. Annually, 3.5 million saplings of 60 different varieties are grown in 35 nurseries and planted by people thus increasing green cover.
5. To date, PGH has involved more than 2 million volunteers and enabled planting of 33 million saplings since its inception in 2004