‘I don’t want to protect the environment, I want to create a world where the environment doesn’t need protection. With this objective N.K. Bagrodia Public School, Dwarka celebrated Eco-Week with enthusiasm from 2nd August 2018 to 10th August 2018 to sensitize the students about their responsibilities towards the environment and make the children aware about how they can play a positive role in being instruments of change .
During this week students of all the classes participated in a plethora of activities such as creating unique rakhi’s using seeds of seasonal fruits and vegetable,Fall leaf craft, Creating jungle scene with waste materials, Green salad making competition, Poem recitation, Poster making, Inter House quiz based on environmental issues. Cleanliness drive was undertaken by students of class VIII, the area near the school was selected for the drive .Student took out a rally with banners and posters giving message to grow and protect trees and keep our city clean.They acted locally but thought globally. During cleanliness drive the students interacted with people and motivate them to make their surrounding cleaner.
Students of class IX staged a “NUKKAD NATAK” highlighting the benefits of maintaining cleanliness at public places and also describing the magnitude of the problems emerging out of unclean surroundings. They stressed on using dustbins for disposing off the garbage
The events organized for secondary and sr. secondary wing were Debate on Environment Verses Development, Power point presentation on Environmental and Climate literacy and Vanmahotsava. Students participated with full enthusiasm and it was enlightening for them as they did research and understood the need for a green and clean environment for life to survive on earth.
The Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Rajee N. Kumar along with the students spearheaded this drive by planting the saplings in the school ground.She lauded the efforts of participants. She urged the students to do their bit to save the environment and requested each one to plant a sapling to prevent further desertification of earth. She encouraged the students to preserve trees which play a vital role in maintaining ecological balance .She said it is the responsibility of each citizen to not only grow but also take care of saplings planted by them.
In short , Eco week went a long way in making the students realize that ‘Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth but the planet can live without humans.’