Karo Sambhav school programme launched in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Karo Sambhav has launched an e-waste awareness initiative in the schools of Itanagar, in association with Rongjeng Technologies.
Held at the State Food and Craft Institute, the programme saw the participation of 30 teachers from Itanagar, Nirijuli and Naharlagun.
The launch programme featured the screening of a documentary and a presentation on e-waste and initiatives of Karo Sambhav. Ranjan K Baruah was the resource person.
The Karo Sambhav school programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues, such as waste from electrical and electronic equipments, and engaging students on preventive environmental strategies and inspiring them to take actions in their daily lives.
The programme enables development of 21st century skills of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, ICT competence and real-world problem solving by deploying contemporary pedagogical practices in the classrooms. The curriculum has been designed to enable development of teachers’ competence to empower them to achieve the goals.
During the 2017-18 academic year the programme will engage 1000+ schools across India in alignment with the state education departments, and the state pollution control boards. The programme is an enabler for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Digital India, and smart cities.
The programme seeks to make an impact on students, their peers, parents, relatives, and communities to critically evaluate and consider the environmental impact of existing lifestyles, and move towards a creation of a circular economy.
The school programme encourages the students to lead a sustainable lifestyle, and inspires them to become catalysts of change.