Moon has prioritised stabilizing bilateral relations with the North amid the larger nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, saying inter-Korean reconciliation will drive nuclear progres
Accepting the award on behalf of the people of India, Modi said that he would donate the $200,000 (about Rs 13 cr) prize money to the Namami Gange Programme, or the Clean Ganga fund.
A short film on the life and achievements of Prime Minister Modi was also screened at the event.
The project not only aims at converting vacant plots to productive agricultural lands but also to change the mindset of people towards sustainable agricultural practices.
With labyrinthine structures with narrow corridors, goshiwon buildings are notoriously vulnerable to blazes, with more than 250 breaking out over the past five years.
It is speculated that Moon is determined to push ahead with diplomacy to resolve the nuclear issue.
Shah said Prime Minister has been honoured for "improving Human Development of fellow Indians by ushering economic growth" and furthering the development of democracy.
The Award Committee recognised Prime Minister Modi's contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies, crediting 'Modinomics' for reducing social and economic disparity.
Nearly 900 delegates from 50 countries, including business players, academics and experts in the field have gathered in Seoul for the three-day summit jointly hosted by the UNWTO.
The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, the firm said in a statement.
North Korea and South Korea leaders Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae In to meet at military demarcation line before summit
Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the two Koreas in the Demilitarized Zone, the chief of the South's presidential secretariat Im Jong-seok said.
Seoul newspapers expressed a guarded welcome but warned that major questions remained over the North's sincerity.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha will meet her European Union counterparts at their regular meeting in Brussels on March 19 to update them on developments.
The country is currently barred from developing atomic weapons under the deal with the US, which in turn offers Seoul "nuclear umbrella" against potential attacks by the North.
The report comes amid heightened fears of conflict on the Korean peninsula, fuelled by US President Donald Trump's continued threats.