We are delighted to inform you that WOTR was felicitated by the Rotary Club of Bombay, in an award ceremony held in Mumbai on February 12, 2019. As a part of the felicitation, our Managing Trustee and co-founder Crispino Lobo was presented with the Social Service Club Award for 2018-2019. Mr. Lobo was awarded for his "dedication to resource conservation and community empowerment". The award was presented by President of the Rotary Club of Bombay, Vijay Jatia. https://bit.ly/2SCDvFG
We are delighted to inform you that WOTR was recently felicitated by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on the occasion of IMD’s 144th foundation day celebrations on January 15, 2019. Our Managing Trustee and co-founder Crispino Lobo received the felicitation on behalf of WOTR.
WOTR had been the knowledge partner for the ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’. Dr. Marcella D’Souza, Executive Director and our Managing Trustee, Mr.Crispino Lobo were felicitated by Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 15 August 2016 in Mumbai. Also present on this occasion were Aamir Khan & Kiran Rao, founders of Paani Foundation and Vallabh Bhansali, Chairman, ENAM Group.
As a Knowledge Partner in the first ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’, WOTR was involved in designing and providing technical and leadership training for the villagers. WOTR’s engineers provided on-site technical support in planning and execution of the soil and water conservation (SWC) measures during the contest period. WOTR also played a crucial role in designing the assessment parameters and process for deciding the winners of the contest.