Pragyan school is been rated as a 'Green School ' by Centre of Science and Environment(CSE) out of total 1696 schools that submitted the GSP Audit. A Green School certificate is given to a resource-efficient school that uses little water, optimizes energy efficiency, minimizes waste-generation, catches and recycles water and provides healthier space for its occupants as compared to a conventional building.
“GSP 2017-18 :Green School Award and Food Category Award”
Centre of Science & Environment conduct Green Schools Programme. It is an environmental education programme directed to subtly sensitizing students to the environment through hands-on and thought provoking activities. It is also an environment management system that audits, through students, the consumption of natural resources within school campuses and helps schools become good environmental managers by deploying pragmatic solutions to reduce wastage of precious resources. It helps schools audit their use of resources and map their consumption and wastage. The exercise involves collection of information under the following heads: Air, Energy, Food, Land, Water, and Waste.
This year, 2,863 schools from 29 states and five Union Territories registered for the GSP environmental audit. 13 schools out of 34 shortlisted were presented awards in various categories. These awards recognise the best practices in individual categories of the GSP Audit 2017. With immense pleasure and pride we share with you that our school Ecology Club receives the Best School award in the FOOD CATEGORY & the GREEN SCHOOL AWARD based on their overall performance in resource efficiency within the school premises.
“E-Waste Collection & Resource Conservation”
Ecology club started with their medicinal garden in the school nursery, along with awareness programmes on E- waste collection and resource conservation. The students also started the collection of biodegradable waste mainly the dry leaves from the campus and the peels from the kitchen area to be converted to compost. They are disposed in the compost pits located near the school nursery. The composed thus prepared is to be used as manure in future.