Shri Shubhendhu Sharma
Award Category : Citizens (YOUTH)
Year : 2015
An Industrial Engineer turned Eco Entrepreneur, is the Founder/Director of Afforestt, a company which creates urban forests. Shubhendu Sharma left his high paying job as an engineer to plant trees for the rest of his life. Using the unique Miyawaki methodology to grow saplings, Afforestt converts any land into a self-sustainable forest in a couple of years. He has successfully created 33 forests across India in two years.