Kozhikode: District Collector P.B. Salim distributed a grant of Rs.2,500 each to 250 school eco-clubs in the district at a function held at St. Joseph’s Boys High School here on Wednesday.
He inaugurated the distribution by handing a demand draft for the amount to Jaisho Jacob of St. Angelo’s A.U.P. School here. The grant was distributed to the eco-clubs under the National Green Corps of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.
The District Education Deputy Director K.V. Vinod Babu presided over the function. School Principal K.T. Devasia and National Green Corps district coordinator M.A. Johnson spoke.
K.K. Sivadasan, district coordinator of Kozhikode District Panchayat Education Committee; N.S. Pradeep, scientist, Tropical Botanical Garden and Regional Research Institute, took classes.