To spread education WWF India launches activity room in Assam

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To spread education WWF India launches activity room in Assam

Guwahati: In today’s time, education about nature and sustainability has become a necessity for children’s long-term development and their successful future. To create a resilient and positive environment for children and youth, connecting them with nature has become essential.
With a focus on building environmental awareness and knowledge, developing requisite capacity and skills and enabling action for conservation, WWF-India launched its whole school program – Ek Prithvi in ​​2016, 45,200 students since then.

To spread education WWF India launches activity room in Assam
On March 4, 2023, at another Prithvi Model School of Cotton Collegiate Govt. HS School, Kamrup Metro, an activity room was inaugurated followed by a teacher/teacher orientation program as a first step for the school in collaboration with WWF-India.
During the pandemic, Ek Prithvi went digital with the “One Land One Home” program and touched millions of students in 10 languages ​​across 16 states/UTs and all across Assam with the support of the Department of Elementary Education, Government of Assam reached the districts.
A Prithvi Assam program with 10 schools in Morigaon district was launched in 2019 in partnership with SCERT, Government of Assam. WWF-India’s first Assam Prithvi Model School is at Lokapriya GNB Secondary School Pobitora, Morigaon where an activity room was set up in February 2022.
Amir Hussain, AES, Deputy Director Elementary Education inaugurated the activity room in the presence of State Coordinator, WWF-India Assam State Office, Archita Baruah Bhattacharya. Balay Kr. Borah, Principal, Cotton Collegiate Government HS School; Tapashi Sarma, District Program Officer, TT&P, Samagra Shiksha, Kamrup Metro and Kakumani Hazarika, DPO Special Trainee. Prof. Ranjit Chowdhary, WWF Assam Senior Advisor, was among the few dignitaries who attended the event.

To spread education WWF India launches activity room in Assam
The launch was followed by lamp lighting with Guru Bandana and a Prithvi Anthem. Officials praised the activity room and said it would help other schools experience a variety of environmental education.
After the inauguration ceremony, there was an orientation of the teachers in which the principals of the schools also participated.

Archita Baruah Bhattacharya delivered the welcome address and explained the various works done by WWF India with a glimpse of a Prithvi Assam.
In his remarks, Amir Hussain praised WWF-India’s initiative towards the goal of sustainability and hoped that the activity room would positively impact the lives of students as well as teachers. The orientation program was conducted in an interactive manner by the State Coordinator of WWF-India AAPSO.

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