City schools take part in e-waste initiative

SHILLONG: Karo Sambhav, an e-waste movement, launched a school programme in the city on Monday where over 14 schools participated.
The programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues and inspiring students to adopt preventive environmental strategies. It enables development of 21st century skills of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, ICT competencies and real-world problem solving, by deploying contemporary pedagogical practices.
It also aims to support Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Digital India, and Smart Cities.
In 2017-18, the programme engaged more than thousand schools across 29 states and 2 union territories in India. It engaged over 2400 teachers and over 121000 students. Pranshu Singhal, Founder Karo Sambhav, envisions responsible recycling to become a way of life in India. Karo Sambhav is building a cohesive e-waste movement across India by making it possible for people and institutions to recycle their electronic waste.
The programme will end by celebrating the efforts and achievements of various schools and students in a felicitation programme.

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