Consumer VOICE organized an interactive workshop with more than 40 students of Soami Nagar Model School, New Delhi, as part of its Green Action Week Activities 2019. On 17th September, 2019, the enthusiastic students with their teachers, school staff and consumer voice team members joined hands in an effort to fight air pollution in the city. A few selected students from last year’s workshop also shared their experience on the theme of ‘Sharing Community’ and their efforts to minimize air pollution.
Noted environmentalist Shri Verhaen Khanna of New Delhi Nature Society along with Ms. Rinki Sharma, Head –Projects & CSR, Consumer VOICE interacted with the students and shared their experiences of planting saplings in their home which helped in purifying the air around.
An environment based quiz also was designed to increase team work and to create awareness among school children. All students participated with full enthusiasm in the quiz activity.
School Principal, Ms.Aarti Prasad encouraged the students to take care of their plants and also reminded the children of their responsibility towards the environment. She appreciated the theme of "sharing community".
All the students learnt about taking care of plants, the importance of sustainable environment and importance of adopting practices such as avoiding plastic, utilising waste material etc.
Air purifying plants like snake plant, spider plant, ficus panda etc were planted. The workshop was an enriching one as the students enoyed the activities and took pledge to take care of the plants.