CSE chooses 13 for ‘Green School Awards’

Centre for Science and Environment.NEW DELHI: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has chosen 13 schools from across the country for the ‘Green School Awards’ for making their campuses environment-friendly

This year, 2,863 schools from 29 states and five Union territories registered for the environmental audit. Of these, 1,193 schools submitted their completed audit reports to the CSE.

Director General of CSE Sunita Narain said, “Indian schools, we find, are increasingly becoming conscious of their natural environments, resources and the criticality of managing them sustainably.”

“This is becoming evident from the growing number of schools which are joining the green schools program audit exercises and working seriously to make a difference,” she said.

“Thirteen schools out of the 34 shortlisted were presented the awards in various categories. Among the top winners of the 2017-18 awards are two schools from Kerala, and one each from Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan,” a CSE statement said.-PTI

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