CBSE Instructs schools to form Eco Clubs

The Central Board of Secondary Education has directed schools to form Eco Clubs under the Board for Environmental Protection. They have further asked the schools to ensure that every student would save one litre of water at home and school every day. It was started by the board to encourage all schools and students to participate in the Jal Shakti Abhiyan. Because of that CBSE has also directed schools to compulsorily create eco clubs and strengthen existing ones.

According to CBSE Chairperson, "Anita Karwal", the Eco Clubs will continue to promote environmental and climate literacy and inspire learners to become champions for environmental sustainability, this year the emphasis of co-curricular activities from primary to senior secondary will be on water conservation. She also said the CBSE schools will essentially follow an agenda for the academic year 2019-20. Also, students may download NCERT Solutions and refer them while preparing for the CBSE board examinations.

She also informed that this initiative will save every child from class 5 to 12 in CBSE schools at least one litre of water at home and in school every day and the schools will set a target of becoming water-efficient in the next three years.

These instructions are in line with the initiatives of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). While the ministry has already started a campaign asking students to save at least one litre of water every day. The Ministry said in a Twitter post, “Establishment of Youth and Eco Clubs in all government schools from primary to senior secondary. Financial assistance will be provided to conduct the club's activities. By participating in these clubs, students will be more productive and environmentally conscious. Besides this, download NCERT Solutions for Class 9 prepared by our experts and professionals from the latest edition of NCERT books.

The Central Board of Secondary Education had earlier this week increased the examination fees paid by the students of Class 10 and 12 board exams in 2020. As per the increased fees, students of class 10 and 12th belonging to the general category have to pay the examination fee Rs. 1500 instead of Rs. 750 in the previous year while SC / ST class students have to pay the examination fee Rs 1200 instead of Rs. 350 paid until last year.

In contrast, the Delhi government recently issued a declaration regarding the payment of examination fees for the students of class 10 and 12 board exams. As per the announcement issued by Education Minister Manish Sisodia, Delhi government will pay the examination fee for all the students appearing in the board exams of class 10 and 12 from government schools in Delhi.

Apart from this, in a circular recently sent to private and government schools, CBSE also shared that it will launch one child, one plant campaign. The activities under this campaign will benefit students as schools will be classified for internal assessment for work experience.

"Different species/species of trees/plants can be discussed in class, its benefits, its occurrence, the need for subsequent care and so on. This will help the students related to the activity in a better way. Schools should also create awareness among students for plant care. As per the circular schools have to plan other curricular activities which helps to create awareness in students regarding the environment protection.

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In affiliation bylaws-2018 as well, CBSE stated that "the school must protect the environment on its campus through the use of rainwater harvesting, segregation of waste at source, recycling of organic wastes, proper disposal of electronic wastes, Try to promote. " Energy-saving and energy-efficient electric appliances, greening of campus use of solar energy, education and awareness among children on environmental protection and sanitation, etc. The school annual report should contain an article on all efforts made in this regard.


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