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21 Environment Education Projects Planned Across Himachal with Global Support

In a groundbreaking two-hour virtual event, Satat Shikshak Samudaya, a platform dedicated to environmental education and collaboration, unveiled remarkable plans for 21 sustainability projects across Himachal Pradesh. Spearheaded by educator changemakers, peer collaborators, youth contributors, and corporate partners from around the world, these projects signify a concerted effort towards sustainability and environmental awareness.

Organized by the Himachal Pradesh Council of Science Technology & Environment (HIMCOSTE), in collaboration with the Department of Environment, HP Government, and the EarthJust Ecosystems Foundation—a Solan-based NGO promoting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—the event showcased innovative initiatives aimed at biodiversity preservation, waste management, and plantation drives.

Each team presented their unique projects during the event, highlighting their commitment to environmental education and community engagement. Dr. Attri, Joint Member Secretary of HIMCOSTE, emphasized the significant impact of collective action in driving meaningful change. Anurita Saxena, Principal of RKMV, stressed the importance of partnerships in advancing sustainable development goals.

Government stakeholders, including Ravi Sharma, Lead of Eco Clubs at HIMCOSTE, expressed keen interest in the transformative potential of Satat Shikshak Samudaya, recognizing its role in reshaping education towards environmental consciousness. Satpal Dhiman, Additional Secretary at the Department of Environment, underscored the significance of collaboration in driving lasting change, emphasizing the need for dialogue and collective action.

This event marks a significant milestone in Himachal Pradesh’s journey towards sustainability, showcasing the power of collaboration, innovation, and collective action in addressing environmental challenges. The presence and support of government stakeholders and corporate collaborators highlight the importance of such initiatives in driving environmental education and fostering collaboration across sectors.

The 21 teams involved educators from nine districts across Himachal Pradesh. The educators include Bimla, Deepak Kumar, Dr. Roop Lal, Hiteshi Sharma, Jatinder Kumar, Jeevan Singh, Kalpana Banyal, Leela Vaidya, Manjari V Mahajan, Mridula, Pawan Bala, Pratima Verma, Rajnish Kumar, Ramesh Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Shikha Thakur, Shivani Patial, Sushil Kumar, Vanish Kumar, Yudhveer, and Meena Kumari. Solan was represented by Hiteshi from GSSS Kahlog, Jitender, and Shikha from Pingrove School.

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