Green teachers’ orientation programme held for 80 schools

24 Aug 2018

ENVIS Hub at Forest Environment  & Wildlife Management Department in collaboration with WIPRO Bengaluru  has conducted a green teachers’ orientation programme, called the the earthian schools programme,  focussing on water and biodiversity sustainability for about 80 schools across Sikkim.
The orientation programme was held on August 21 at Forest Conference Hall, Gangtok, for North and East district schools and on August 23 at Namchi DAC for South and West district schools. The programme was inaugurated by the Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests C. S. Rao. Highlighting several environment friendly measures taken by the State Government, Rao mentioned about the significant role of teachers for promoting environment protection and conservation through active engagement of school eco clubs.
WIPRO associate Ashish Shah, the resource person for the orientation programme, highlighted the earthian schools programme focusing on water and biodiversity sustainability at the school level as an ongoing effort to bring younger generation closer to nature and build knowledge and skills through action-oriented projects. Sponsored by Bengaluru-based IT giant WIPRO as a part of sustainable environment initiative, the earthian schools orientation programme was organised as a part of National Green Corps School Eco-Club programme. (EOIC)