Awards for Best Schools News

Awards for Best Schools News

Awards for Best Schools in Coimbatore

In an effort to encourage schools in their eco – conservation efforts, The Nature Conservation Society had selected 13 schools in Coimbatore for the NCS Eco Awards 2011 – 12.

According to the President of the society, N.I. Jalaluddin, water management, utilisation of renewable energy, energy efficiency, eco – friendly buildings, and healthy environment, were the criteria for selecting the winners. Eco club activities like nature trails, bird watching and activities to extend green cover were also considered.

Out of the 262 schools from Coimbatore that had applied for the award 13 schools were selected for the award. Six teams comprising five members from various environmental organisations inspected the schools to pick up the winners.

The awards would be presented in the first week of October, according to Mr. Jalaluddin.

The Schools Selected for the Awards were :

  • Samskara Academy,
  • Kadri Mills Higher Secondary School,
  • Chandra Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
  • PSGR Krishnammal Higher Secondary School for Girls,
  • Adwaith G.N.S. Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
  • Anan Kids Academy,
  • P.S.G. Sarvajana Higher Secondary School,
  • Lisieux Matriculation School,
  • GKD Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
  • GRG Tribal School,
  • The Niligiris,
  • CMS Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
  • Nikita International School
  • PSG Nursery and Primary School

The following environmental activists who contributed towards conserving the ecosystem would also be honoured at the function.

The awardees include : Jayachandran, Secretary, Tamil Nadu Green Movement, Nilgiris; M.Yoganathan, Muchukatru; R. Mohammed Saleem, President, Environment Conservation Group; Sundaramurthy, Rotary Club of Coimbatore; Mohan Raj, Save Coimbatore Wetlands; and Saravana Chandrasekar, Wild Wing Society.