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Guwahati: In a collaborative effort between WWF-India and Samagra Shiksha, Assam, the achievements of ‘Mission Prakriti’ were celebrated at the State Mission Office. The award ceremony, attended by Advisor, Education Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta, Mission Director Dr. Om Prakash, Executive Director Shri Sanjoy Dutta, and other dignitaries, acknowledged the efforts of schools in creating green campuses.
Mission Prakriti is a student-led movement focusing on biodiversity, water, waste, food, and energy, aiming to instill environmental values and skills in students. Implemented in 3219 ICT schools across all 33 districts of Assam, the program saw active participation from over 10,000 schools and 50,000 student leaders.
Dibrugarh Govt. Girls’ H.S. and M.P. School, Joktali Higher Secondary School, Sivasagar, Nutan Kanchanpur ME School, Cachar, Dandua MV School, Morigaon, and Dawson H.S. & M.P School, Nagaon were recognized as the five Best Mission Prakriti Schools for 2023-24, with Dibrugarh earning the title of the Best District.
The Chief Guest, Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta, commended the initiative for its impact, emphasizing the need for conservation efforts, especially on World Wetland Day. Dr. Om Prakash stressed the importance of raising awareness about climate change and global warming. Shri. M C Malakar encouraged schools to continue their sustainable practices for a better tomorrow.
The event celebrated the collective efforts and achievements of all participants in making Mission Prakriti Assam a success, fostering environmental consciousness among future generations.