Yamuna Clean Under ‘Namami Gange Mission’


Water pollution has become one of the major concerns in contemporary world which has severely affected the flora and fauna of this living planet. Although steps to curb this menace are being taken, it becomes the duty of each citizen to play a role to fight it. As a collaborative effort to deal with this issue and spread awareness on cleaning of river Yamuna, The Khaitan School, Noida, in association with Institute of Applied system & Rural development (IASRD) and the International Chamber of Media & Environment Industry (ICMEI), SMC Global Securities Ltd. & Globe Capital Ltd. organized various events like Hindi and English Essay writing competition, Painting competition within the school premises in the month of August, 2019.

The Felicitation ceremony of the event was organised on 23rd September, 2019 in the school premises. in the presence of eminent guests, Dr. Sandeep Marwah, Chancellor, AAFT University of Media & Arts and President ICMEI, Shri SC Aggarwal CMD SMC Global Securities Ltd., Dr. KD Gupta, Chairman IASRD & Ms. Yogita Gupta, Director IASRD in the presence of Director Education, Mrs S L Gupta and Principal, Mrs D Kaur .The ceremony started with the lighting of lamp followed by the welcome address by the Principal, Mrs D Kaur. A melodious sufi song prepared by Ms Ruba Mushi and a beautiful classical confluence dance choreographed by Ms Manju Wazir added aesthetics to the ceremony. This was followed by the award ceremony.   The winners are as followed –

Painting competition – Middle Wing

1. Sameer Kapri – Class VIII F – First

2. Rishit Garg – Class VIII B- Second

3. Aryan Gupta-Class VI C-Third

Painting Competition – Senior Wing

1. Priyodarshini Majumder – Class IXC- First

2. Tanisha Sahoo – Class XD – Second

3. Manya Bhardwaj – Class XD – Third

Hindi Essay Writing Competition – Middle Wing

1. Samridhi Sharda-Class VIII F-First

2. Ishaan Rawat-Class VI G-Second 

3.Suksham Dhingra -VI B-Third

Senior Wing

1. Ananya Sharma- Class IX B-First

2. Anushree Jindal-Class IX A-Second 

3. Mansi-Class X E-Third

English Essay Writing Competition – Middle Wing

1. Akul Singla-VI B-First

2. Aashvi Gupta-VIII A-Second 

3. Vanya Sharma-VII C-Third

Senior Wing

1. Saptarshi Pal-IX C-First

2. Riya Handu-X E-Second 

3. Shriya Devara Konda-IXD-Third

Along with these events, Tree Plantation was done by the students of the Eco Club and Student’s Council, with the guests within the school premises. A special badge was presented to the Green Ambassadors in order to motivate them to take care of the saplings for at least a year. On behalf of the Globe Foundation, Appreciation Mementos were presented to Dr. Marwah, Mr. Aggarwal, Director Education, Mrs. S.L. Gupta and Principal, Mrs. D. Kaur. The students and the dignitaries took a pledge to protect the environment.

Director Education, Mrs. S.L. Gupta appreciated the initiatives taken up to sensitize the students and wished that this program would spread further to create awareness and have a meaningful impact on the youth. Principal, Mrs. D. Kaur also motivated the students to work diligently to make this mission successful by realising the importance of same.

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