In September, Sadhguru will lead a two-week bike rally. Sadhguru will ride from the Cauvery’s source at Talakaveri to Thiruvarur and conduct several large scale events at major cities, as well as hundreds of smaller events at towns and villages along the Cauvery.
Cauvery Calling is officially launched to plant 242 crore trees to revitalize Cauvery river and help farmers.
The state of Maharashtra approves the Waghari River Revitalization project in conjunction with Rally for Rivers, and sanctions 415 crores.
Rally for Rivers is given the National Water Award by the Government of India, for the Best Educative/Mass Awareness Effort.
The government of Maharashtra gives an in-principle approval for the DPR for the Waghari River project.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Waghari River Revitalization project in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, is officially submitted.
NITI Aayog makes a nationwide policy pronouncement and sends an advisory to all 29 states in India for river revitalization, recommending speedy implementation.
The Nadi Veeras receive intensive training in various relevant aspects, from national level experts and resource leaders.
United Nations invites Sadhguru to the launch of “The Decade of Action for Water”, World Water Day 2018.
NITI Aayog formulates a "Program for Action" to revitalize Indian rivers, which is submitted to the PMO.
- MoUs signed with 6 states for river revitalization. Over 100 Nadi Veeras join the team, pledging three years to the movement.
- Sadhguru is invited as Chief Guest to the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, Germany, to share the astonishing success of the Rally for Rivers movement with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment.
Prime Minister notifies expert group under the CEO of NITI Aayog. A Rally for Rivers Board with prominent experts is formed, and has its first national meeting.
The Rally for Rivers campaign culminates in New Delhi. Sadhguru hands over the River Revitalization Draft Policy Recommendation to the Prime Minister.
Sadhguru leads the Rally for Rivers movement across India, supported by 162 million people and the united will of governments in 16 states across the political spectrum.