Goal ï¿½ To create environment awareness beyond classroom among students
Contest ï¿½ International exchange programme with Globala Gymnasiet, Sweden on Environment issues. Sweden is known for best environment practices. In the exchange programme, Research collaboration regarding ï¿½Water analysisï¿½ in Mumbai and Stockholm was undertaken.
Practices ï¿½ MOU between Global Gymnasiet, Stockholm & M. D. College is signed for environment related projects. 22 students & 2 teachers from Global Gymnasiet visited M. D. College in January 2015 and 15 students & 3 teachers of M. D. College visited Global Gymnasiet in the month of May 2015.
- Students were trained out of classrooms visiting 9 schools with the support of NGO ï¿½Srushti Dyanï¿½ for educating them about various environment related issues.
- They were taught many activities ï¿½
- Preparing seed bank
- Best out of waste
- Zero waste concept
- Energy audit
- Water audit
- Prepare Solar Cooker
- To celebrate ï¿½earth hourï¿½
- Setting up butterfly garden
These students were distributed in 9 different schools and they further carried out these activities with school children.
Continuous sustained activities with Sweden counterparts happened through skype meetings.
When the Swedish students visited M. D. College, they did water analysis of Mahim Creek and the study of ï¿½Socio economy of Dharavi Slumsï¿½ Further, the whole environment study ended in a huge environment related exhibition and conference at ï¿½Yashwantrao Chavan Auditoriumï¿½ visited by a number of experts.
This whole exercise was further continued by our students and teachers visit to Stockholm (sponsored by Sweden & Management of M. D. College).
The study undertaken there was a) Study of water quality b) Study of waste disposal management system.