Itanagar, Feb 5: Karo Sambhav has launched an e-waste awareness initiative in the schools of Itanagar in association with Rongjeng Technologies. The programme was participated by 30 teachers from Itanagar, Nirijuli and Naharlagan which was held at State Food and Craft Institute. The launching programme had screening of documentary and presentation on e-waste and initiatives of Karo Sambhav with support from electronic producers like Lenovo, HP, Dell, Apple. It was facilitated by Ranjan K Baruah, Resource person and coordinated by Tao Tara.
Karo Sambhav school programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues e.g. Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipments (WEEE), engaging students on preventive environmental strategies like circular economy, and inspiring them to take actions in their daily lives. The programme enables development of 21st century skills of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, ICT competencies and real-world problem solving, by deploying contemporary pedagogical practices in the classroom.We have designed a curriculum which enables development of teacher’s competence and empowers them to achieve the above mentioned goals.
For academic year 2017-18, the programme shall engage 1000+ schools across India in alignment with the State Education Departments, and the State Pollution Control Boards. The programme is an enabler for ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, ‘Digital India’, and ‘Smart Cities’.