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CBSE asks Schools to follow the Earth Hour

Mar 28, 2014 16:23 IST

    The World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature initiative of celebrating the Earth Hour every year seems successful for this Year March 29 Event where; on CBSE’s instruction all the Schools are asked to register for it.

    The Schools are asked to take necessary measures over the six month period inorder to make their campuses more energy-efficient. The Idea behind this Earth hour is to educate people about the energy conservation.

    According to CBSE, three schools will be selected from each region, which have made their best efforts and will be recognized as the Earth Hour School Champions.

    As said by R J Khanderao, CBSE regional head, Panchkula, “Lights and electrical devices will be switched off for an hour on March 29 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm. School heads can share this information with staff, students and parents.”

    "It aims at creating awareness about saving the environment. We want everyone to contribute towards it. The board has taken this initiative to motivate the schools and it is for the betterment of students, teachers and parents. The schools can register themselves and undertake measures over a period of six months to make their campuses more energy efficient," he added.

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