Kids show eco-friendly ways in Mahabubabad
The Telangana National Green Corps (NGC) in association with the Department of Education organised a workshop on ‘clay idol preparation’ at the Zilla Parishad Secondary School for Girls here on Friday.
Mahabubabad: The Telangana National Green Corps (NGC) in association with the Department of Education organised a workshop on 'clay idol preparation' at the Zilla Parishad Secondary School for Girls here on Friday. The initiative is aimed at helping children learn about eco-friendly ways to celebrate festivals.
District Education Officer E Somashekara Sharma said that children learn new things quickly. We wish to make them aware of environmental challenges and grow up as responsible citizens. This kind of activities for children imbibes a sense of care and concern for the nature, he said.
NGC Project Officer Vidya Sagar, who trained the students to prepare the idols, said that they had taught the students how to make clay idols. The children came up with amazing ideas in preparing Ganesh idols, he said.
NGC coordinator V Gurunadha Rao said that as part of their campaign, they have targeted the schoolchildren to make them the torch bearers of the society. "The children made these Ganesh idols from clay with devotion, passion and creativity. They are well aware of the ill effects of PoP on the environment and took a pledge not to use PoP idols in the future" he said. Academic monitoring officer M Sriramulu, NGC team members, students and teachers took part in the programme.