Anupam Mishra Age, Biography, Wife, Death Cause & More
Bio Real NameAnupam Mishra NicknameNot Known ProfessionAuthor, Journalist, Environmentalist, and Water Conservationist Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm in meters- 1.70 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 7” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg in Pounds- 137 lbs Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourWhite Personal Life Date of BirthYear 1948 Place of BirthWardha, Maharashtra, India Date of Death19 December 2016 Place of DeathNew Delhi, India Cause of DeathProstate Cancer Age (as on 19 December 2016)68 Years Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known NationalityIndian HometownNew Delhi, India SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsCompleted his college education in 1969 FamilyFather- Not Known Mother- Not Known Brother- Not Known Sister- Not Known ReligionHinduism HobbiesReading, Writing, Promoting Water Conservation & Water Management Girls, Affairs and More Marital StatusNot Known Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known WifeNot Known ChildrenSon- Not Known Daughter- Not Known
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He was born in Wardha, Maharashtra India in the year 1948.
After completing his college education, he worked in different capacities at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi.
He is considered a pioneer of water conservation in India and all over the world.
Throughout his life, he promoted water conservation and water management.
His extensive research on the indigenous knowledge to solve water problem has been hailed throughout the world.
He is considered one of the early chroniclers of Chipko Movement of Uttarakhand in the early 1970s. He worked along with Chandi Prasad Bhatt to draft the Chipko Movement. He also published a book- Chipko movement: Uttarakhand women’s bid to save forest wealth in 1978.
In 1996, he was awarded Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP) by the Government of India.
His most popular book is- Aaj Bhi Khare Hain Talaab, which he wrote after an extensive 8 years of research on traditional pond & water management. Many Non-Government-Organizations (working on water harvesting) have adopted it as their handbook. The book is so popular that it has been translated into 19 languages, including Braille.
He another book- Rajasthan Ki Rajat Boondein, also documented Water Management and Water Harvesting in the Western Rajasthan.
Madhya Pradesh Government awarded him, Amar Shaheed Chandrasekhar Azad National Award of 2007-2008 for his social services.
In 2009, Mishra spoke at the TED Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on the topic- The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting.
In 2011, he was awarded Jamanlala Bajaj Award.
He also served as the editor of bi-monthly- Gandhi Marg (published by the Gandhi Peace Foundation).
He was suffering from Prostate Cancer and succumbed to it on 19 December 2016 in New Delhi.