A lawyer by profession and a committed environmentalist by choice, he has made the fight to protect India’s environment his unending mission. He has pioneered legal activism for environmental protection and is proof that one man can make a difference. Read More …

Awards

1. UNEP GLOBAL 500 AWARD 1993. 2. THE GREAT SON OF THE SOIL Award 1993. 3. THE GOLDMAN ENVIRONMENTAL PRIZE for Asia ( 1996) 4. RAMON MAGSAYSAY Award for Asia for Public Service (1997) 5. ROTARY MANAV SEVA Award, 1997. Read More …

Campaigns

Apart from handling major environmental cases he is working actively to create environmental awareness through seminars, conferences, ‘Green Marches’, tree plantation and field actions at the grass roots level. So far he has covered more than 2500 kms by way Read More …

Environment Jurisprudence

M.C. Mehta’s public interest environmental litigation cases have formed the foundation for the development of environmental jurisprudence in India, and indeed, South Asia today. M.C. Mehta’s cases have established the following seminal principles in Indian environmental jurisprudence: The constitutional right Read More …

Publication

Suspension of Work on Ganga Projects Haridwar , April 23, 2010 Mehta, who is a lawyer by profession and has championed legal activism for environment conservation,emphasised on the need for saving the Ganga from the ill effects of hydel projects Read More …