|Students participate in WWF-India’s ‘Ek Prithvi’ programme|
GUWAHATI, Nov 16 - The WWF-India witnessed coming together of 700 students, principals, teachers and dignitaries at the Panda Fest organised by WWF Assam State Office at Pobitora which started with a rally on Thursday.
WWF-India conceived the ‘Ek Prithvi’ programme in 2016 to build conservation leadership among students through experiential learning. The programme aims to embed the approach of environment education into the schools’ education system through innovative teaching methodologies, which ultimately facilitate awareness generation, skill building and action competence in students for pro-conservation attitudes and sustainable lifestyle choices.
“Over 2,400 students from eight Government schools in Morigaon district are enrolled in the ‘EK Prithvi’ programme,” Archita Baruah Bhattacharyya, State Coordinator WWF AAPSO, said.
Students from eight ‘Ek Prithvi’ schools – 144 No. Mayong LP, Mayong HS, Lokapriya GNB SS, Buraburi SS, Sanjukta Buraburi LP, Pub Mayong MV, Hatimuria Balika LP and Mayong Girls ME School participated in the fest.