Goverdhan village gets award for environment conservation

Thane, Nov 23 (PTI) The Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Palghar district, has won an award for its contribution in preserving the environment.

It received the Acqa Congress award, instituted by Aqua Foundation Group in the category of green housing- social sector in New Delhi earlier this month, a release issued by ISCKON said.

The village, at Wada taluka, is located 108 kms north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains.