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National Green Corps 'Eco Club’ Programme

Posted on : 12 Feb 2020

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  • Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) organized an annual meeting of state nodal agencies implementing the ‘Eco club’ programme for the first time.
  • National Green Corps is a programme started in 2001-02 by the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change.
  • Aim: To provide opportunities for children to understand the environment and environmental problems through school eco-clubs.
  • The programme is a sub part of Environment Education Awareness and Training (EEAT) which is a central sector scheme of the Ministry of the Environment continuing since 1983-84.
  • To impart knowledge to school children through hands-on experience, about their immediate environment, interactions within it and the problems therein.
  • To develop requisite skills of observation, experimentation, survey, recording, analysis and reasoning for conserving the environment through various activities.
  • To inculcate the proper attitude towards the environment and its conservation through community interactions.
  • To sensitize children to issues related to environment and development through field visits and demonstrations.
  • To promote logical and independent thinking among children so that they are able to make the right choices in a spirit of scientific inquiry.
  • To motivate and stimulate young minds by involving them in action projects related to environmental conservation.

Article Related Questions

  1. National Green Corps 'Eco Club’ Programme that was in news recently aims at?

  2. 1.To provide opportunities for children to understand the environment and environmental problems through school eco-clubs.

    2.To make polluting industries conscious of the importance of the environment for the existence of life.

    3.To conserve tiger population

    4.To protect the endangered wildlife

    Right Ans : To provide opportunities for children to understand the environment and environmental problems through school eco-clubs.

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