Anupam Mishra was born in 1948 and died on December 19, 2016.
He was an Indian Gandhian, author, journalist, environmentalist, and water conservationist.
Mishra works on promoting water conservation, water management, and traditional rainwater harvesting techniques.
Mishra had been awarded the 1996 Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP) award instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
Anupam Mishra also travels to villages across several Indian states, especially Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh, describing the value of time-tested systems of water harvesting.
Anupam Mishra advocates conservation of traditional water structures in India as well as abroad.
Anupam Mishra has written books, like Aaj Bhi Khare Hain Talaab (Lakes are still Standing, 1993) and Rajasthan Ki Rajat Boondein (Radiant Raindrops of Rajasthan, 1995), landmark works in the field of water conservation.
Anupam Mishra passed away at 68 years old.