GUWAHATI, Nov 16 - The WWF-India witnessed coming together of 700 students, principals, teachers and dignitaries at the Panda Fest organised by WWF Assam State Office at Pobitora which started with a rally on Thursday.
WWF-India conceived the �Ek Prithvi� programme in 2016 to build conservation leadership among students through experiential learning. The programme aims to embed the approach of environment education into the schools� education system through innovative teaching methodologies, which ultimately facilitate awareness generation, skill building and action competence in students for pro-conservation attitudes and sustainable lifestyle choices.
�Over 2,400 students from eight Government schools in Morigaon district are enrolled in the �EK Prithvi� programme,� Archita Baruah Bhattacharyya, State Coordinator WWF AAPSO, said.
Students from eight �Ek Prithvi� schools � 144 No. Mayong LP, Mayong HS, Lokapriya GNB SS, Buraburi SS, Sanjukta Buraburi LP, Pub Mayong MV, Hatimuria Balika LP and Mayong Girls ME School participated in the fest.