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Root and Shoot

Background

The basic aim of this project supported by National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India is to develop a deep understanding of the environment surrounding us. Emphasis has been laid on inculcating appreciation, respect and love for nature in the minds of school children. The scheme selects a plot of land in the school campus to use for conservation of plants and animals found in and around their school and their homes.

Objectives

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i) To develop the concept and a positive approach for environment and Biodiversity wealth.

o To train school children for identification, documentation and observation of biodiversity around them by identifying some hot-spots of biodiversity
o To train students towards practical application of the classroom knowledge for practical use.

Activities

Evaluation of School Root & Shoot clubs in four districts of Nalbari, Darrang, Nagaon and Tinsukia completed.
Successful culmination of the Root & Shoot Project on July'2005.
 
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