Kartikeya Sarabhai, Padma Shri

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Kartikeya Sarabhai, Padma Shri

Environmental Educator and Community Builder

Kartikeya Sarabhai, Padma Shri

Environment Educator, Community Builder

Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai, is one of the world's leading environmental educators and a dedicated community builder. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, in 2012.

Kartikeya Sarabhai was born in Sarabhai family of Ahmedabad, is the grandson of industrialist Ambalal Sarabhai. His father, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, is widely regarded as the father of India's space programme.

Kartikeya Sarabhai was educated at Cambridge, UK, where he acquired a Tripos in Natural Sciences. He then went on to do post-graduate work in development communication at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA.

Sarabhai is the founder and director of the Centre for Environment Education headquartered in Ahmedabad, with offices across India.


Kartikeya Sarabhai is the editor-in-chief of the Journal on Education for Sustainable Development (JESD). He has recently written a book 'Observing Nature in an Urban Forest'

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