Environment award for U.S.-AEP chief

THE HINDU [21 JUNE, 2001]
By Our Special Correspondent

CHENNAI, JUNE 20. The Director of the U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership (U.S.-AEP), Southern Region, India, Mr. Sundaresan Subramanian, has been conferred the ``Region VI Environmental Professional Award for 2001'', in recognition of his performance in the field.

The award is presented annually by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) of the U.S, the largest international association of energy and environment-involved professionals with members in 62 countries. The award is AEE's recognition of corporations and individuals, who have made notable contributions to the profession of energy/environment.

The U.S.-AEP is an inter-agency program of the American Government led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It addresses issues of environmental degradation and sustainable development in Asia.

Mr.Subramanian had in 1996 received the AEE's globally-renowned ``Energy Professionals Development Award,'' for outstanding achievement in the field of energy management, besides a World Environment Day Award last year from the Tamil Nadu Government.