Applications are invited from institutions and individuals working to protect, conserve and create awareness on biodiversity for ‘Bio-diversity Award’ given by the Chhattisgarh State Biodiversity Board.
Every year on May 22, the International Day for Biodiversity is observed, with the state government giving away the award. In four sectors, a total of eight awards is given, said an official communication on Monday.
Applicants can also send photographs till May 20. The proposal for the award can be sent in the Chhattisgarh State Biodiversity Board office email.
The winners are given certificates, with individuals also getting Rs 25,000 in cash and institutions Rs 50,000.