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Karo Sambhav school programme in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sept 12 (UNI) Days are not far. A critical approach on the
environment will be an inseparable part for the school goers. Courtesy Karo
Sambhav school programme.
It, precisely, aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues
e.g. Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) which will
engage the academic fraternity in keeping the environment clean and fresh.
Organizers say the e-waste awareness initiatives,first of its kind across the
country comprise strategies like circular economy, and inspiring the students
and teachers alike to take actions in their daily lives.
'' We have designed a curriculum which enables development of teacher’s
competence and empowers them to achieve the above mentioned goals,” a
statement stated.
For academic year 2017-18, the programme shall engage more than
1000 schools across the country in collaboration with the State Education
Departments, and the State Pollution Control Boards which will enable them
to boost the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, ‘Digital India’, and ‘Smart Cities’.
The programme is expected to have a huge impact on the students, their
peers, parents, relatives, and communities. This is required to critically
evaluate and consider the environmental impact of existing lifestyles, and
move towards a creation of a circular economy.
Apart from it, those behind the initiatives believe that the programme
encourages the students to lead a sustainable lifestyle, and inspires them to
become the catalysts of change since the name itself suggests, Karo
Sambhav, the statement stated.
The programme comprises of three phases divided over a period of 4 months. In the initial phase, the teachers will be given a training on the specially designed toolkit for the purpose which comprises 6 exercises based on Circular Economy, Understanding Waste, Design for environment, E-waste introduction and Collection, Petitions and Potential career options in the field of Environment.
Then, the teachers will be working in their schools with the students on
various activities, community projects, practical field-work.
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