Karo Sambhav prog to be launched in Itanagar soon

ITANAGAR, Sep 20: The ‘Karo Sambhav’ school programme, which aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues, like Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) which will engage the academic fraternity in keeping the environment clean and fresh, will be launched in Itanagar soon.
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.
State coordinator, Tao Tara said that they have designed a curriculum which enables development of teacher’s competence and empowers them to achieve the mentioned goals.
He informed that for academic year 2017-18, the programme shall engage more than 1200 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’.
Tara said that the entire programme comprise three phases divided over a period of four months. In the initial phase, the teachers will be given training on the specially designed toolkit for the purpose, which comprises six 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.
The teachers will also be working in their schools with the students on various activities, community projects and field-work.