School Eco Club

We are very proud to have a very active Eco Club in our school consisting of hardworking and dedicated students with a most progressive mindset. We have won many awards including the State Award for the Best Eco Club Activities. Club members participate in all types of programs and projects as per the instructions from DoE and MoE&F

Major Objectives of Eco Clubs in schools [as per Samagra Shiksha Guidelines]
1.Motivate the students to keep their surroundings green and clean by undertaking plantation of trees and to promote ethos of conservation of water by optimizing the use of water.
2.Motivate students to imbibe habits and life style for minimum waste generation, source separation of waste and disposing the waste to the nearest storage point, to develop skills of observation, experimentation, survey, recording, analysis, reasoning needed for conserving environment through activities and to organise seminars, debates, lectures and popular talks on environmental issues in the school to motivate the students to keep their surroundings green and clean..
3.Organize tree plantation programmes, awareness programmes such as quiz, essay, painting competitions, rallies, nukkad natak etc. regarding various environmental issues and educate children about re-use of waste material & preparation of products out of waste and campaign against use of loud speakers, motivate students not to use crackers and fire works, recycling of glass and metals, use of unnecessary horns.
4.Field visit to environmentally important sites including polluted and degraded sites, wildlife parks, etc. and organise rallies, marches, human chains and street theatre at public places with a view to spread environmental awareness. Also, take part in action based activities like tree plantation, cleanliness drives both within and out side the school campus.
5.Grow kitchen gardens, maintain vermin-composting pits, construct water harvesting structures in school, practice paper recycling etc.
6.Prepare inventories of polluting sources and forward it to enforcement agencies; Maintenance of public places like parks, gardens both within and out side the school campus; Mobilise action against environmentally unsound practices like garbage disposal in unauthorised places, unsafe disposal of hospital wastes etc.; Beautify selected road side area with plants and flowers and put campaign boards to generate awareness.
7.Any other innovative programme on environmental issues.

Kerala School R K Puram