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Save the environment, say students of Indraprastha Intl School, Dwarka

delhi Updated: Oct 03, 2011 00:32 IST
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Indraprastha International School, Dwarka, as part of the Grand Banyan Project and as a continuation of its ‘Go Green’ efforts, held a rally to sensitise the general public about the need to save the environment from further decay.

More than 200 students accompanied by 20 teachers and the Delhi traffic police spread the universal message of the three R's — reduce, reuse and recycle. BC Sabata, senior scientific officer, department of environment, office of chief minister of Delhi was the guest of honour. AS Rana, chairperson, Indraprastha Group of schools, was present for the inaugural function to inspire students.

LV Sehgal, principal, Bal Bharti Public School, Ganga Ram Hospital Marg, was elected the chairman of the National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC) recently. NPSC is a four decade old, prestigious organisation that consists of more than 120 public schools from all over India as its members. Other office bearers who were elected include vice chairperson Ameeta Mullah Wattal, principal, Springdales School, Pusa Road; secretary, Chitra Nakra, principal, Veda Vyasa DAV Public School, Vikas Puri; joint secretary, Rachna Pandit, principal, DPS Maruti Kunj and treasurer George Matthews, principal, Jaspal Kaur Public School, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi.

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St Columbus, Faridabad, recently organised its annual athletic meet, which saw participation from students of all classes. The meet was flagged off by chairman Rishi Chaudhary and principal Sangeeta Bhati. Prem Krishan Arya, president, Bhadkal Vidhan Sabhaand, who was the chief guest, gave the medals to the winners.