Central govt. has launched a new One student One Tree campaign on 20 July 2019. As per this 1 Student 1 Tree initiative, each student in all the Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) would be required to plant one tree in their campus. Union HRD minister, Pokhriyal planted trees along with school students in Bengaluru.
The Union govt. aims to plant 1 million trees in KV Schools across the country through this One Student One Tree Campaign. This 1 chhatra 1 ped abhiyan is inline with the Prime Minister’s vision to preserve the environment.
Delhi govt. has also started a similar Zero Liquid Discharge initiative to save and recycle water. Read complete information of 1 Student 1 Tree Campaign and ZLD initiative in detail.
One Student One Tree Campaign in KV Schools
1 Student 1 Tree initiative is in lines with PM Narendra Modi’s idea of a green and healthy environment. The main aim of this One Student One Tree Campaign is to plant one million trees in KV schools across the nation.
Delhi Govt. Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Initiative to Save Water
Delhi government has also started Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Initiative and is made mandatory in all schools affiliated to it. ZLD system proposal has been given consent by the state govt. and will start functioning soon. The state govt. of Delhi will take an initiative of 100% recycling of water in all of its schools. A 90 day time frame has already been given to schools to implement the system.
The state govt. aims to save water by recycling and reusing it through the ZLD initiative. The system directs using wastewater for those activities for which freshwater is used in school compounds. To create awareness among students regarding the environment, Eco-Club was made few years back. As per the latest step towards the same direction, water being consumed in schools would be recycled.
In line with the Prime Minister’s vision for preserving the environment, we have launched a campaign – “One Student One Tree” that will motivate each Kendriya Vidyalaya student to plant a tree. pic.twitter.com/wWRMNx6fkE
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) July 20, 2019
HRD Ministry Deeksharambh Programme
Previously, the central govt. has released a guide to Student Induction Programme namely Deeksharambh. This scheme aims to help new students in making adjustment and feeling comfortable in the new environment. This would help them to inculcate the ethos and culture of the institution. Moreover, students would get assistance in Building bonds with other students and faculty members. This would provide them with an exposure to a sense of larger purpose and self exploration.