Who established Greenpeace India?
Greenpeace India was founded in 2001. But our story goes back further to 1995 where grassroots activist Nirmala Karunan, with friends from other Greenpeace offices started the idea of Greenpeace India in Delhi.
Is Greenpeace banned in India?
On 9th April 2015, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) suspended Greenpeace India’s foreign funding. The MHA claimed that the environmental NGO’s registration had been cancelled because Greenpeace had “prejudicially affected the economic interest of the state”.
Is Greenpeace a member of India?
Greenpeace India is the Indian branch of the global environmental group Greenpeace, a non-profit NGO, with a presence in 55 countries across Europe, the America, Asia.
What are Greenpeace activists?
Our mission: Greenpeace is a global network of independent campaigning organizations that use peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.
Who was the founder of Greenpeace?
Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe, Canadian and US expat environmental activists.
When did Greenpeace founded?
1971, Vancouver, Canada
How can I join Greenpeace in India?
Volunteer with a local group In some countries, our regional offices provide training to people who want to become activists. To find out more, get in touch with your local Greenpeace office. Join us!
How much of my donation goes to Greenpeace?
In 2017, 95.3% of global Greenpeace funds came from individual donations, with about 3.3% from independent foundations and 1.4% from lottery funding.
What kind of activities does Greenpeace do in India?
Greenpeace has been accused of obstructing development activities by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, an accusation which was rejected by the organisation. Greenpeace India has undertaken protests against thermal power, nuclear power, coal and aluminium mining across India.
Where is the headquarters of Greenpeace in India?
Greenpeace India is the Indian branch of the global environmental group Greenpeace, a non-profit NGO, with a presence in 55 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia. Greenpeace India has legally registered society in 4 locations with Bengaluru as its headquarters and other branches at Delhi, Chennai, Patna.
Why was Greenpeace suspended from working in India?
On April 28, 2015 Indian Government frozen the bank accounts of Greenpeace India and suspended its license for failing to declare details of donations from abroad under FCRA. However, the employees of Greenpeace India decided to work without salary in case funds run out.
When did Greenpeace India check in in London?
It was a few hours past midnight on 11 January 2015; Pillai, a campaigner with Greenpeace India, knew that two full weeks of work awaited her in London. At check-in, she had secured an aisle seat, which made her happy.