CPREEC conducts sustainability education prog. in SA School

Port Blair
7 Jan 2017
The CPR Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC). a Centre of Excellence in Environmental Education of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India, in collaboration with WIPRO – Earthian and the  Science Wing,  Directorate of Education, has taken up a Sustainability Education Programme in South Andaman schools. The programme involves innovative project submissions on sustainability of water and biodiversity by groups of students guided by a teacher.
CPREEC with its outreach in South Andaman oriented 100 teachers from 50 schools through 2 workshops. 54 project submissions were received from the participating schools. Among  the  54 projects,  12 projects were selected by a competent committee for state level and recommended to national level. The   12 winning projects teams from  schools are Vitala Public School Hope Town, GSSS. Haddo (H&T), Kamaraj English Medium School Brookshabad, Navy Children School Minnie Bay, Carmel Senior  Secondary School and Ummat Public School, Austinabad.   All the projects submitted will receive participation certificates for students and guide teachers.
C.P.R.Environmental Education Centre, Chennai, in association with the WIPRO Earthian has  also awarded the  best project submissions at the regional level and confers Regional Winners-2016 in Andaman & Nicobar Islands through a Regional Recognition Event. All awarded teachers and students were given a Regional Winner Certificate and the memento for the school.
The regional recognition event was organized on Friday in the conference hall of Govt. Model Senior  Secondary School, Port Blair. Mr Amit Anand Director of Tourism was the chief guest. He conferred  the Regional Award for the winners in the presence of Mr H. Nathanial, Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman, Mr Abhijit Zacharia, Senior Manager, Environmental Education, Wipro, Bangalore and Mr Shara Chandran, Principal,   Govt. Model Senior  Secondary School, Port Blair.
Dr. Kiruba Sankar, Scientist, CIARI, welcomed the gathering. Mr. A. Gopal, Project Officer, CPREEC briefed about the Earthian  & Regional Recognition Event.