Environment Education Awareness and Training (EEAT) is an established central sector scheme of the Ministry of the Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), continuing since 1983-84 and aims to promote environmental awareness and mobilize student’s participation for environment conservation.
Under the scheme, National Green Corps (NGC) ‘Ecoclub’ program was initiated in 2001-2002 with the objective to impart knowledge to school children through hands on experience, about their immediate environment, interactions within it and the problems therein.
The program aims to inculcate proper attitude towards environment and sensitize children on issues related to environment and development.
The Annual Meet of the State Nodal Agencies implementing the National Green Corps ‘Ecoclub’ program of the MoEF&CC, organized by the Ministry’s Environment Education Division, in collaboration with the GEER Foundation, Gujarat was held from 20th to 21st December 2019 in Kevadia, Gujarat.
Senior officers from 22 States and UTs implementing the program along with about 200 Ecoclub students from Gujarat participated.
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