WIPRO launched earthian programme
WIPRO launched 'earthian' programme in tricity Schools
Chandigarh, August 1: Today, WIPRO, Eco Club of St. Stephen's School & Yuvsatta organized a training programme to introduce an 'earthian programme' to ensure long term environmental sustainability from tricity Schools, in which Ashish Shah, an Associate at WIPRO earthian was the main speaker and besides Eco Club in charge teachers from 40 prominent School of Chandigarh, Panchkula & Mohali, Louis Lopez, Headmaster of St. Stephen's School and Pramod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta also participated.
Addressing the gathering Ashish Shah explained that it is increasingly becoming clear that we need a new way of thinking, sensibility, behaviour and responses to approaching environmental challenges, especially sustainability of water-the elixir of life. And earthian encourages schools to work on their own long term sustainability by selecting 10 schools for a cash award of Rs.1,00,000/- and 3 years of continuous engagement programme. The selected schools are awarded the earthian trophy every year by Mr. Azim Premji founder of WIPRO at a gala ceremony organised in Bangalore every year.
Thanking WIPRO & Yuvsatta for bringing earthian programme to Chandigarh, Louis Lopez, Headmaster said that Environmental sustainability allows for the needs of man to be met without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. And children's at Schools must learn more about environmental sustainability, including sustainable agriculture, forestry and energy.