Which Indian village has been conferred the UNWTO Award for Innovation in the category of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)?
[B]Govardhan Eco village
Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has been conferred the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, the highest honour given to an NGO for shaping global tourism through sustainable innovative initiatives. This is for the first time India has won such recognition from the UN in the NGO sector. The award was presented to HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj, the founder of GEV, at the annual UNWTO ceremony in Madrid, Spain. The headquarters of ISKON is located at Mayapur, West Bengal and it’s purpose is to spread the practice of bhakti yoga towards pleasing the Supreme Lord, Krishna.