A Students Chapter was inaugurated by Dr Nadadur, President, in the Government High School in Karahalli, Devanahalli Taluka on April 01, 2021.
Dr. Nadadur explained to the students the objectives of EAB and why it was decided to set up Students Chapters in schools. He encouraged students to evince interest in nature and in all the living beings that they see around them – trees, plants, shrubs, insects, butterflies, birds, animals, etc. He also said that EAB would support the activities that they wished to take up.
Sri Laksh Kumar, Director, who is handling the Student Chapter portfolio, described the activities that he had planned for them. These included – biodiversity, waste management, water audit and energy audit. Other activities could also be taken up as the year progressed.
Sri Bhaskar, Secretary and Sri Thirumalarao, Director, also spoke and advised the students to ask questions if they saw anything that they did not understand. The activities of the Students Chapter could be taken up along with those of the Eco Club that was being formed on the orders of Government.
The Science Teacher, Ms. Vinayashree and the 40 students, who are drawn from Classes 8 and 9, were very enthusiastic and said that they would take up a number of activities as members of this forum.