Jal Shakti Abhiyaan – School Students and Eco Club Day
Water is one of those natural resources without which, we can’t even imagine about the existence of human beings and life on our planet. Water is our primary need and for other living beings. It’s not only important that we save water, at the same time we should promote the cause of saving water.
Sri Venkateshwar School, Dwarka organised a myriad of activities between July 15, 2019 to July 22, 2019 for the students of classes 9 to 12 to mobilize the students in awareness creation and community education activities in the field of water conversation areas.
Students of Classes 9 & 10 organised a rally to generate an awareness drive to sensitize the student community on water conservation. A presentation with a working model was explained in various classes to create an understanding of rain water harvesting and water shed management. Emphasis was put on implementing action plans taken by various communities at different places to accomplish their water conservation goals.
Students also took a pledge to save every drop of water in every way possible in their daily life.
An Inter-class Essay Writing Competition was organised for the students of Class XII. The topic for the essay was ‘Make India Water Positive.’
Around 30 students of Class XII came out with creative ideas to reflect their concern regarding the pertinent need to conserve water. The activity provided the students with an opportunity to express their gratitude to mother Earth and save its sacred heritage for the future generations.
Liberal Arts department of Sri Venkateshwar International School organised an Inter House Debate under the programme of Jan Shakti Abhiyaan on 17th July 2019 in school premises.
Topics of debate were:-
1. Privatisation of water supply will allow easing the water scarcity issue in India.
2. National water grid for India is a boon.
Two students from each house participated in the debate. The event was full of enthusiasm and new vision towards water conservation strategies. The students got the opportunity to reflect their views on problem of water pollution and conservation and other environmental issues due to its severity and negative consequences on the mankind and planet in general. Students also voiced their opinion about the different ways to prevent water pollution and preserve it by means of judicious use of water resources as well as the intervention of special technologies. All in all, the event successfully propagated the message that water conservation is an important mission for the global community to deal with to keep the planet safe for living.