Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Water Prize 2015

Rajendra Singh, an eminent environment activist, has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize this year for his innovative water restoration efforts and extraordinary courage to empower communities in Indian villages.
Singh, who is widely popular as the ‘Water Man’, was named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for improving water security in rural India, and for showing extraordinary courage and determination in his quest to improve the living conditions for those most in need

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Rajendra Singh
Born in 1959, Rajasthan-based Singh for several decades have dedicated himself to defeating drought and empowering communities.He has already won Ramon Magsaysay award in 2001 for his work on community-based water harvesting and water management.
The Stockholm Water Prize
The Stockholm Water Prize is a global award founded in 1991 and presented annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to an individual, organisation or institution for outstanding water-related achievements.
The Stockholm Water Prize Laureate receives USD 150,000 and a specially designed sculpture.