INTERNATIONAL ASHDEN AWARD
In recognition of our selfless service to the society through our system of waste management and the generation of energy from waste, BIOTECH was honoured by conferring on it the prestigious International Ashden Award, “GREEN OSCAR 2007” in the month of June 2007 at London, U.K. This august occasion was celebrated at Royal Geographical Society, London in the presence of specially invited guests and the Award was presented by the chief guest Mr. Al Gore, formerly the Vice-President of US, a well known environmentalist and the winner of Nobel Prize for PEACE for the year 2007.
ASHDEN AWARD PROJECTS
1. Road Show
One of the important programmes envisaged by BIOTECH, for implementation as a part of the utilization of Ashden Award is the Road Show.
2. Research and Developmental programmes
More than 50% of Ashden Award is being utilized for the investigation and development of bioenergy programmes for making them more useful and people oriented. As a part of this development programme, BIOTECH has developed 100% biogas engines. For realizing the dream of establishment of waste treatment biogas plants, in all the households, several models of domestic Plants have now been developed. The most significant feature worth to be mentioned in this context is that any number of waste treatment Plants can be fabricated with in a limited time frame.
3. The Waste treatment programs in Educational Institutions
As the awareness created among the school children will naturally be passed on quickly in houses and thereby in society, it is proposed to utilize a portion of the Award for the installation of waste treatment biogas plants and the propagation of the scheme in more Educational Institutions.