Change Maker School Award
S.B.O.A Public (Sr.Sec) School, South Chittoor receives the Green School Programme’s “ CHANGE MAKER AWARD “, which is instituted by the Centre for Science and Environment New Delhi. The school receives the award for making a measurable improvement in the green initiatives taken by the School.
The school conducted audits on various parameters like land, air, water, food , waste and energy and took steps to improve the management of these resources . The GSP inspection team found a remarkable change in the sustainable utilization of these resources. The change in the biodiversity over the years, the rain pits to recharge the water table, the water harvesting system, the conversion of waste to fertilizers, recycling of paper and plastic, nil e –waste generation are some of the green school practices appreciated by the team. In recognition of these, the school won the GSP CHANGE MAKER AWARD 2018-19.
The GSP coordinator of the school Mrs. Reny Daniel and two students Miss Emmy M Panicker and Vaneesha Benny received the award from Ms. Sunita Narain, Director General , CSE on 6th Feb at the award function held in New Delhi. CSE felicitated 12 Greenest schools from across the country. Over 1600 schools participated in the GSP from all over the country.