27 Jan 2019
“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.”
Date: 04 January 2019 to 27 January 2019
Not everything is doable by ‘others’, society has to add value. “We strive to make society active on cleanliness front” with this thought our school participated in a unique and healthy competitive Swachhta Drive organized by CATCH foundation in association with AMC and ONGC among societies to clinch the title of “SMART SOCIETY.” Around 180 Housing Societies along with 10 Schools registered and participated in this whole program which was divided into three phases.
PHASE - 1
On 4th January 2019, an inspection was done by the members of CATCH Foundation and AMC members. They inspected the washrooms, canteen area and the school campus where each Society and school was rated on the following points.
- Segregation at source (House/Society) - 40 Points
- Safai Kamdar Facility – 10 Points
- Common and Hygienic Toilet Facility – 10 Points
- Common Dustbin Facility – 10 Points
- Signage related to Swachhta awareness – 10 Points
- Any previous participation in CATCH activity – 5 Points
- % Green coverage per number of house – 2.5 Points for each 50% green coverage
In second phase on 19th January 2019 an Inter House Drawing Competition for the students of classes VI, VII and VIII was conducted by our school in the school campus on the topic ‘Swachhta.’ The aim of organizing this competition was to register a record in THE INDIA BOOK OF RECORDS as well as mass participation of students involving in the Swachhta drive by spreading the awareness of cleanliness is next to godliness. This competition was a unique platform for students to exhibit their creativity and they made a painting of 251 feet long on canvas. Around 250 students of our school participated enthusiastically and each one of them created a master piece.
PHASE - 3
On 13th January 2019, selected students of classes VI, VII and VIII participated in Green Walk conducted at Motera Sabzi Mandi. There were ten schools who participated in this event. Each school was allotted one tree. Students started with worship and they did aarti to their allotted tree which showed the spiritual importance of nature. They also enjoyed Zumba dance and one minute game which was hosted by RJ Dhwanit from FM Radio.
On 20th January 2019, Prabhat Feri was conducted. Selected students of classes VI, VII and VIII of our school participated in this event. They made a model of Pirana using dry waste and slogans related to save nature were pasted on it. Around forty students participated in this Prabhat Feri and walked with the model of Pirana which was placed on a tractor. This event was organized on New C.G Road. After enjoying power garba and nukkad natak students took an oath of conveying at least five people to segregate the waste so that we can have a “Clean India, Green India.”
On 27th January 2019, a Debate Competition was conducted. Selected students of class VI, VII, VIII IX, X and XI of our school participated in this event at the Lawns of AUDA Gardens, Motera. The main topic of the Debate was based on Effects and Results of Swachhta launched and ways to improve further. Students participated actively and put their views very smartly on the following topics:
Group A: Effect and Result of Swachh Bharat Mission.
Group B: Solutions to Make Result Oriented and Effective.
This Debate Competition was the last event of ‘Swachhta Sangram for Society’ but not the least. Students of our school were highly appreciated and it was covered LIVE on Facebook and other Social Media as well. Head Mistress Ms. Manju Dabi attended the event and motivated the students.
These highly enriching and successful events of all three phases were organized to lead actionable agenda for increased commitment by students of our school for Swachhta. It demonstrated the willingness to come together and work collectively for Swachh Bharat.