The spring has set in in north India, while it is blooming in most other parts of the country. The trees in your locality are entering an important phase of their lives. Most of them are flowering and begining to seed.
It’s that time of the year again. The examinations are round the corner and students of all ages and sizes are compulsorily housebound. As they burn the midnight oil, writing, revising and re-revising, their mouths move almost as furiously as their minds.
The Gobar Times Green Schools Programme has a very unique trait. It just refuses to remain within boundaries. So, first, it lures its school partners out of the classrooms to count, weigh, measure, explore, investigate, and analyse.
For Munnu and his family, the clearing of the Right to Education Bill by the Cabinet seems like a momentous occasion. But, it still needs to be passed by the Parliament. For now, let’s see what the bill
means for us, particularly for the 19.8 crore children in the age group of 6-14 years whom the bill targets.
“INDIA will be liberated from the constraints of technology denial of 34 years. We will widen our clean energy options”. India’s massive electricity
crunch is a key reason why the government said it was determined to go ahead with the controversial civilian nuclear technology pact with the US.
While the Hindi version of the manual is already doing the rounds in the northern and central states of India, the Kannada edition was launched in Bangalore on 25 August 2008, in collaboration with the Karataka state nodal office of the National Green Corps.
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has produced some children’s storybooks on environment. One of this is the ‘Chilka lake adventure’. The book narrates the adventure of twelve-year-old twins, Ishita and Sujai, at the Chilika lake in Orissa.
The Gobar Times Green Schools Programme commenced in the year 2005. It has completed two phases, and prepared for the third. More than 3500 schools have already become its members. Sounds impressive. But how effective is the programme really?
A special session of Gobar Talk was organised on 7 May 2008 at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) office in India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road. The agenda was to track the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor that connects Ambedkar Nagar to Delhi Gate.