Jamshedpur 6th June 2021: Tata Steel and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) jointly launched The Green School project in 2017.
The project has grown into a successful campaign that has inspired thousands of students to join the purpose of protecting the environment.
On World Environment Day, Tata Steel Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TERI for Phase-IV of The Green School Project.
The MoU was signed by Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, and Dr. Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, in a virtual event of Navyata 2021.
The meeting was organized to facilitate the extraordinary endeavors put in by students, teachers, schools, and other stakeholders engaged in several phases of the Green School Project.
More than 350 participants, including school students, teachers, principals from member schools, guests, participated in the event.
Phase-IV of the Green School Project will concentrate on improving the capability of the students and teachers to enable them to take up self-modeled sustainable projects in the future.
The scheme for Phase-IV includes self-designed Green School Plans, e-booklets on appropriate topics, intensive teacher’s pieces of training, Green School Buddy Programme, experiential workshops, expert sessions to mentor students as ‘responsible citizens of tomorrow.
This phase will also bring on significant experience and impact on children’s education that vests with Tata Steel Foundation.