In Ganga Quest 2021, more than a million participated from across the globe. At the national level, there were participants from all the Indian States with maximum participants from Jharkhand. At international level, this year, we had participants from 113 countries which was considerably more than last year. United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Nigeria, Algeria were the countries that engaged the most with maximum participants at international level.
National Mission for Clean Ganga have given Approval and Sanction to TREE Craze Foundation for executing Continuous Learning and Activity Portal (CLAP) and Ganga Quest till June 2023. The main objectives of the program are:
- Execution and Implementation of Ganga Quest for the years 2021, 2022, and 2023
- Development and enhancement of Continuous Learning and Activity Portal in 3 phases.
The program will be funded under Externally Aided Program funds of Namami Gange Program under World Bank supported Ganga-II Project.
IMAGE, a society engaged in the business of providing expert care and education in the field of Myeloma, entered an MoU with TREE Craze Foundation for six months initially. IMAGE Society has identified TCF as its nodal agency to enhance awareness and operationalization of tools developed to help patients of Myeloma, their attendants and doctors.
TREE Craze Foundation launched its TCF Health vertical with signing of MoU with Image Society and expansion of its objectives. After the launch of TCF Health, several initiatives have been taken up to provide relief to Covid affected families. A home care kits were distributed to 100 families distributed across the country. A series of webinars was organized to help create awareness on how to manage physical and emotional health in a better way, where we associated with specialist doctors from the field of Homeopathy, Allopathy and Ayurveda. There was also an effort towards creating awareness through digital media for contacts for oxygen concentrators, plasma donors, medicines, COVID guidelines, free food distribution contacts to COVID affected families, in different states etc.
TREE Craze Foundation has been conferred with ‘BEST WATER NGO- WATER EDUCATION’ prestigious award by honourable Minister of Jal Shakti at the Water Digest’s Water Awards 2019-2020.
Water Digest Water Awards (WDWA) is India’s preceding and one of the most illustrious platforms to honor and appreciate outstanding and exceptional environmental initiatives and achievements.
TREE Craze Foundation has been conferred with ‘BEST WATER NGO- WATER EDUCATION – PROMOTING JAL SHAKTI ABHIYAN’. This category was for an NGO, which has excelled in educating & enlightening societies and regions on water conservation and recycling. The criteria for selection of winners included Spreading Technological Awareness and Technological Innovativeness, impact on society, and environmental benefits. TREE Craze Foundation’s online bilingual quiz – Ganga Quest, Mobile app to calculate water footprint was widely appreciated as it exhibited technological awareness and innovativeness, whereas its campaign ‘Meri Yamuna Mere Ghat’ aimed at improving people-river connect, program STEER which sensitized school children for water conservation, waste upcycling, waste segregation, and composting; scored high for impact on society. The plantation drives and cleaner ghats also achieved environmental benefits making TREE Craze Foundation a winner.
The awards were announced in December 2020 where Minister of Jal Shakti conferred TREE Craze Foundation with the prestigious award.