Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: The Government Middle School at Nallavadu turned into a venue for scores of awareness programmes on environment conservation and climate change during a four-day environment awareness programme held recently.

The school organised the “No waste day” and awarded a rolling trophy to the “waste-free” class as part of the programme.

A drive to maintain the saplings along the shoreline was organised, during which students took up maintenance works including watering saplings along the Nallavadu village beach shore, according to a press release.

To reduce usage of fuel for a day, the school teachers observed “No Vehicles Day”. Power was cut-off for an hour in the school to signify the “Earth hour”. Training on preparing natural food was also imparted.

An awareness programme on climate change was conducted. “Nallavadu village biodiversity registry” was released on the occasion. Headmaster of the school N. Paramasiva Iyer was present, added the release.

It was organised by the National Green Corps of the school, CPR Environmental Education Centre, Chennai and State Training Centre, Puducherry.