S. Lohia Girls’ College Eco club formed under the leadership of Mr. Rakesh Agarwal is constituted under National Green Corps (NGC) a major initiative of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for creating environmental awareness launched in 2001-02 which aims at building cadres of young children working towards environmental conservation and sustainable development. ASTEC has been appointed by the Govt. of Assam as the Nodal Agency for the state of Assam.
- Creating environmental awareness among masses.
- Environment education and capacity building of young children.
- Environmental conservation and sustainable development.
- List of some of the suggested activities for Eco-Clubs:
- Organize seminars, debates, lectures and popular talks on environmental issues in the school.
- Organize field visits to environmentally important sites including polluted and degraded sites wildlife parks etc.
- Organize rallies, marches, human chains and street theatre at public places with a view to spread environmental awareness.
- Take up activities like tree plantation, cleanliness drives both within and outside the school campus.
- Grow kitchen garden, maintain vermin-composting pits, construct water-harvesting structures in school, practice paper re-cycling etc.
- Prepare inventories of polluting sources and forward it to enforcement agencies.
- Organize awareness programmes against defecation in public places, pasting posters in public places and to propagate personal hygiene habits like washing hands before meals etc.
- To sensitize people about maintenance of public places like parks, gardens both within and outside the school campus.
- Mobilize action against environmentally unsound practices like garbage disposal in unauthorized places, unsafe disposal of hospital waste etc.
- Undertake case studies, compile lists of environmentally friendly products and community initiatives which have impacted the environment.
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March 7 2021
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