Sikkim

Sikkim Chapter Hosted in Gangtok

1st Regional Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019

1st Regional Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019

Gangtok, 27th April 2019: The first ever regional series of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019 was successfully hosted at the Sikkim University campus in Gangtok today. The primary theme of the forum was ‘Community, Conservation & Livelihoods: The Lepcha Community’.

Many eminent speakers from diverse fields were present at the forum and shared their thoughts on the topic.

Case Study: Amit Patro, Sikkim

Amit Patro, Sikkim - The Green Journalist Award

The Green Journalist Award was conferred to Amit Patro from Sikkim for reforming the role of Publications as a tool for raising awareness on socio-economic empowerment of the Sikkimese Society & environmental causes in Sikkim. The Award was presented by Priyanka Bista, Design Director and Co-Founder of the KTK-BELT Project.

Bamboo Shoots, Herbal Tea & a Love Story: This Organic Retreat in Sikkim Has It All

Almost 20 years ago, when a young Swiss student made her way to the Tibetan Buddhism Centre in San Francisco, little did she know that her life was going to be altered forever. Helen Kamph, then in her mid-twenties, had already spent a year volunteering at SEMCOL in Ladakh while falling in love with India and its many mysteries. Naturally, when she met Topgay Tapaka, a young Sikkimese man at the Centre, they hit it off instantly.

Case Study: Sandeep Gurung Sikkim

Armstrong Pame, the first IAS officer from Zemay Tribe of the Naga people, presents the young Naturalist Award to Sandeep Gurung from Sikkim

A writer and green activist, the seeds of Mr. Sandeep Gurung’s green consciousness were in many ways laid down by his parents. Mr. Gurung run Oh My India (OMI), a social group that creates awareness on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling domestic waste, which has inspired thousands of individuals to change their lifestyles. He carved a niche for himself in the fashion world at a young age and is the owner of Green Gangtok – the first-of-its-kind eco- friendly fashion boutique in Sikkim. Mr.

Case Study: Sandeep Gurung Sikkim

Armstrong Pame, the first IAS officer from Zemay Tribe of the Naga people, presents the young Naturalist Award to Sandeep Gurung from Sikkim

A writer and green activist, the seeds of Mr. Sandeep Gurung’s green consciousness were in many ways laid down by his parents. Mr. Gurung run Oh My India (OMI), a social group that creates awareness on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling domestic waste, which has inspired thousands of individuals to change their lifestyles. He carved a niche for himself in the fashion world at a young age and is the owner of Green Gangtok – the first-of-its-kind eco- friendly fashion boutique in Sikkim. Mr.

Case Study: KHANCHENDZONGA CONSERVATION COMMITTEE (KCC)

KHANCHENDZONGA CONSERVATION COMMITTEE (KCC)Recipient of Eastern Himalayan Conservation Awards, 2015 - Sikkim

The state of Sikkim, currently considered the cleanest state of India in terms of rural sanitation, is a scenic state located between the kingdom of Nepal in the west, Bhutan in the east, Tibet in the north and Indian state of West Bengal in the south. It is also home to mountain peaks Dzongri (4030m), Goecha-La (5002m) and Mt Khangchendzonga, the world's third highest mountain at (8586m). The tourism in this area picked momentum within the past two decades and has created employment and revenue opportunities for many local community members.

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