Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan for developing cutting edge technologies to address burning environmental problems.
Chandraghatgi, who is President and CEO of EcoCycle Corporation, is the first foreigner to be given the Ministry of Environment Award, the highest award in the environmental sector in Japan.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- The Capital of Japan is Tokyo.
- The Currency of Japan is Japanese yen.
- Shinzo Abe is the Prime Minister of Japan.
Source- The Hindu Business Line