Environment Conservation Award 2069 (2012)

June 5th 2012, On the occasion of World Environment Day 2012, Center for Public Health and Environmental Development (CEPHED), Nepal have been awarded with Environment Conservation Award 2012 for its contribution on Environment Conservation through Research, Publications, Awareness raising, Capacity building in the area of heavy metals like Lead, Mercury and Cadmium, POPs, PCBs. Ministry of Environment also recognize the pilot model projects of developing mercury free health care services, PCB free metal fabricating (grill workshops) and environment sound health care waste management promoting non burning mode of treatment technology thus curbing the release of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) to the environment. Ram Charitra Sah, Executive Director of CEPHED, received award from Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.