Anupam Mishra Age, Biography, Wife, Death Cause & More


Real NameAnupam Mishra
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionAuthor, Journalist, Environmentalist, and Water Conservationist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1948
Place of BirthWardha, Maharashtra, India
Date of Death19 December 2016
Place of DeathNew Delhi, India
Cause of DeathProstate Cancer
Age (as on 19 December 2016)68 Years
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsCompleted his college education in 1969
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesReading, Writing, Promoting Water Conservation & Water Management
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known


Some Lesser Known Facts About Anupam Mishra

  • Does Anupam Mishra smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Anupam Mishra drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in Wardha, Maharashtra India in the year 1948.
  • After completing his college education, he worked in different capacities at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi.
  • He is considered a pioneer of water conservation in India and all over the world.
  • Throughout his life, he promoted water conservation and water management.
  • His extensive research on the indigenous knowledge to solve water problem has been hailed throughout the world.
  • He is considered one of the early chroniclers of Chipko Movement of Uttarakhand in the early 1970s. He worked along with Chandi Prasad Bhatt to draft the Chipko Movement. He also published a book- Chipko movement: Uttarakhand women’s bid to save forest wealth in 1978.
  • In 1996, he was awarded Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP) by the Government of India.
  • His most popular book is- Aaj Bhi Khare Hain Talaab, which he wrote after an extensive 8 years of research on traditional pond & water management. Many Non-Government-Organizations (working on water harvesting) have adopted it as their handbook. The book is so popular that it has been translated into 19 languages, including Braille.  aaj-bhi-khare-hain-talaab
  • He another book- Rajasthan Ki Rajat Boondein, also documented Water Management and Water Harvesting in the Western Rajasthan. rajasthan-ki-rajat-boondein
  • Madhya Pradesh Government awarded him, Amar Shaheed Chandrasekhar Azad National Award of 2007-2008 for his social services.
  • In 2009, Mishra spoke at the TED Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on the topic- The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting.
  • In 2011, he was awarded Jamanlala Bajaj Award.
  • He also served as the editor of bi-monthly- Gandhi Marg (published by the Gandhi Peace Foundation).
  • He was suffering from Prostate Cancer and succumbed to it on 19 December 2016 in New Delhi.