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Young ambassadors of the planet

Young ambassadors of the planet
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Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF) – the CSR wing of Schneider Electric India, on Friday organised the grand finale of ‘Green Championship 2014’ under its ‘Conserve My Planet’ programme at Shree Swami Narayan Gurukul School. More than 300 green ambassadors between 10 and 13 years of age (along with 20 teachers) from 10

SEIF organises ‘Green Championship 2014’

Hyderabad: Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF) – the CSR wing of Schneider Electric India, on Friday organised the grand finale of ‘Green Championship 2014’ under its ‘Conserve My Planet’ programme at Shree Swami Narayan Gurukul School. More than 300 green ambassadors between 10 and 13 years of age (along with 20 teachers) from 10 reputed Hyderabad schools participated in the Green Championship event.

‘Conserve My Planet’ is an educational programme by Schneider Electric India Foundation conceptualised to address the crucial energy crisis and to educate young minds about the importance of conserving energy and protecting the environment. The programme covers six cities of India (Hyderabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) and is aimed at students of age group 10 to 13 years.

The ‘Green Championship’ is the concluding event of the ‘Conserve My Planet’ programme for 2014. All 1,000 registered Green Ambassadors from 10 schools of Hyderabad answered a general quiz, and participated in a debate. Thereafter, 10 chosen for school champions locked horns during pre-finals at Shree Swami Narayan Gurukul School, displaying their working model on the given concept. The top five were then shortlisted for the finals at Shree Swami Narayan Gurukul School, where they displayed a PPT presentation of their working models. The final School Champion was then declared the ‘Green Champion 2014’ for Hyderabad.

The winners of the event were:

Best School: Swami Narayan Gurukul

Best Teacher Coordinators: Archana Das and Krishveni

Best Campaigner: K Chandrashekhar, Marvel High School

Energy Star School: The school that saved the most electricity during the CMP execution period was NRI Concept School

Energy Star Teacher: Suguna, Vikas High School

Green Ambassadors are trained to undertake energy audits, evaluate energy consumption at homes, and conduct green certification of schools while building energy-conscious communities around them

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