SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS
STATE STEERING COMMITTEE
IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING COMMITTEE
We all know that we are part of the
environment we live in. And the solution to many environmental problems lie
in our attitude towards environment. Be it awareness to keep our surrounding
clean or the realization to conserve natural resources by re-using and
re-cycling wherever possible, they all are attitudinal. On the surface it
looks simple. But changing the attitudes of 100crore of people is not going
to happen overnight. The best way to attempt to bring about a change in the
attitudes in the society is through the children. They have not vested
interests. They are impressionable. They are our future. They are the single
most important influence in any family with this realization the Ministry of
Environment & Forest, Government of India has decided to launch the National
Green Corps Programme (NGC) in all District of our vast country.
To make children understand environment
and environmental problems.
To provide environmental education
opportunities for school children.
To utilize the unique position of school
children as conduits for awareness of the society at large.
To facilitate children’s participation
in decision making in areas related to environment & development.
To bring children in direct contact with
the environmental problems facing the society the live in and make them of
To involve children in action based
programmes related to environment in their surroundings.
The NGC programme will be implemented in
all the States and Union Territories in the
About 100 schools in every
district in the country.
In addition all the Kendriya Vidyalayas.
Navodaya Vidyalayas and all other schools under CBSE and ICSE.
The scheme will be operated through
Eco-Clubs to be formed in member schools.
Each Club will have 30-50 children, who
show interest in environmental related issues.
Each Eco-clubs will be supervised by a
teacher In-charge, who is selected from among the teacher of the member
schools on the basis of his/her interest in the environmental issues.
Each Eco-clubs will be provided with a
kit of resource material in the language of their preference apart from a
token monitory grant of Rs.1000/- per annum for organizing different
activities (please see the suggested list of activities).
There will be District Implementation
and Monitoring Committee to supervise, organized training for In-charge
teachers, and monitors periodically the implementation of scheme at
There will be a State Steering Committee
to oversee the implementation of the scheme.
The State Nodal Agency will coordinate
the implementation of the scheme in the State and organize related
activities like training to Master Trainers.
The National Steering Committee will
give overall direction to the programme and ensure linkages at all level.
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CRITERION FOR SELECTION OF SCHOOLS
All Kendriya Vidyalayas, Novadaya
Vidayalas and all other schools under under CBSE and ICSE.
About 100 schools in each Districtunder
the respective State/UT. The schools must be preferably of secondary and
senior secondary level. In the Districts where it is difficult to find 100
secondary and senior secondary level schools, upper primary schools can be
Those schools who have prior experience
in running Eco-clubs or other environmental related programmes would be
SELECTION OF MASTER TRAINERS
From each district, the District
Implementation and Monitoring Committee would select one or two Master
Trainers. They can be from In-charge teachers of selected schools. They
would be first trained at the State Capital. They in turn would train
In-charge teachers in the District.
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LIST OF SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
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State Steering Committee
||Principal Secretary/ Commissioner &
||Chairman, Nagaland Pollution Control Board
or His Representative
||Principal Chief Conservator of Forest
||Secretary: a. Education & b. Agriculture
||One Representative of Resource Agency
|Two eminent NGOs working on Environmental
( To be nominated by the Chairman )
||Member-Secretary, Nagaland Pollution Control
State Government can nominate other
officers and individuals considered relevant to this committee.
1. To coordinate implementation of the scheme.
2. To encourage different government
departments to actively help the Eco clubs.
3. To review periodically the
implementation of the scheme and suggest activities to be taken at district
4. To select the best district, best
Eco-club and give publicity to their activities so that other districts and
Eco-clubs can adopt them.
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DISTRICT IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING
District Implementation and
||District Education Officer/DIS
||District Agriculture Officer
|Two eminent NGOs working on the Environmental issues
( To be nominated by D.C.)
|Two Head Masters of locally selected Schools
( To be
nominated by D.C.)
||Representative of the resource Agency
||Divisional Forest Officer ( Territorial )
The State Government can nominate any individual who is relevant to this committee.
4.2 ROLE OF TEACHER IN-CHARGE OF ECO-CLUB
The Teacher In-charge of Eco-club plays a
key role in the implementation of the scheme. He/She should encourage more
and more student to join the club. He/She should take imaginative steps to
implement the activities suggested in the scheme, which are relevant to that
region. Main functions of Teacher In-charge are:-
assemble the Eco-club member every week for one hour at least and take up
To encourage the students to
suggest activities for the following weeks and make list of it. Make
necessary preparations for their execution in consultation with the
Send monthly activity report
to the District committee for taking up District level common programme.
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