Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


Chandigarh-Under the management of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Sangrur has been awarded as the most effective district within the nation below the Green Schools Programme (GSP). Punjab gained the ‘greatest state’ and Sangrur the ‘greatest district’ awards for its management in fostering a tradition of environmental consciousness on the Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) annual Green Schools Awards introduced on Tuesday.

 Green School Programme is geared toward making college campuses environment-friendly and college students aware in regards to the atmosphere.

Punjab bagged the award for the most effective state by setting the bar with the very best audit registrations and report submissions. A complete of 4, 734 colleges from the state submitted their audit reviews – 70 had been rated ‘green’. Sangrur bagged the most effective district award with 503 submissions. The awards are conferred to assist colleges and college students conduct a rigorous on-campus environmental audit to measure efficacy of useful resource administration and inexperienced practices in colleges.

 GSP helps colleges assess their use of sources and map their consumption and wastage throughout six key topic areas – air, power, meals, land, water and waste.

Satya Bharti School Lakhowal, Ludhiana, Punjab, was one of many winners of the Changemaker Awards, given to varsities which enhance their sustainability score to inexperienced by monitoring and enhancing their practices over time.

 Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, via his X account, congratulated Punjabis, particularly college students and academics and mentioned that “Jis din se chala hun meri manzil pe nazar hai, aankhon ne kabhi meel ka patthar nahin dekha..Sangrur is number one in the country… Congratulations!”

 Reacting to the information the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) mentioned that it’s a second of pleasure for Punjab. CM Bhagwant Mann-led AAP authorities is decided to not solely present free & world-class training to each part of Punjab but additionally educate their college students past theories and textbooks. Government colleges of Punjab are dedicated to sensitizing college students in direction of the atmosphere via hands-on and thought scary actions.

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