|Real Name||Anupam Mishra|
|Profession||Author, 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
|Date of Birth||Year 1948|
|Place of Birth||Wardha, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Death||19 December 2016|
|Place of Death||New Delhi, India|
|Cause of Death||Prostate Cancer|
|Age (as on 19 December 2016)||68 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Not Known|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Completed his college education in 1969|
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Hobbies||Reading, Writing, Promoting Water Conservation & Water Management|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
|Children||Son- 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.
- He another book- Rajasthan Ki Rajat Boondein, also documented Water Management and Water Harvesting in the Western Rajasthan.
- 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.
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