TIMES NEWS NETWORK, April 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Sanskriti School bagged the first prize in the `clean and beautiful school competition 2016-17′ organised by Kirloskar Foundation recently .

This is the third time that the school won the prestigious award. It not only maintains high standards of cleanliness within and around its campus, but also conducts cleanliness Newspaper in Education campaigns under com munity projects in the villages around the institution.

The school conducted various activities on the importance of cleanliness during the year, like poster making and slogan writing. A tree plantation drive was also held, wherein children planted trees around the campus. Other activities included making ecofriendly Ganesh idol and recy

Teachers take first-aid workshop

cled bags. Students and the helping staff also took the Kirloskar pledge to follow cleanliness habits and ensure that others followed it too. City International School, Satara Road, organised a first aid training workshop for teachers recently, considering the importance of medical emergency preparedness. During the workshop, reso urce person Mangesh Raut explained the dos and don’ts of administering a first aid in situations like injuries, accidents, heart attack, cardiac arrest, snake bites, fire accidents and electric shocks.

He educated the teachers on handling fire emergencies and demonstrated the use of a fire extinguisher. Principal Leena Bhosale was also a part of the workshop.

Streetplay conveys Swachh Bharat message

Students of Vidyashilp Public School recently organised a streetplay at the crowded Yewalewadi Chowk to convey the message of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. One of the major objectives was to increase awareness among people and urge them to ban the use of plastic bags and opt for eco-friendly ones. To set an example, students distributed paper bags made by them.

Alard’s charity drive at orphanage

As part of the Daan Utsav celebrations, students of Alard Public School, Marunji, recently visited the orphanage Prerna Bhavan, run by Missionaries of Charity . Students interacted with and the children at the orphanage. After a dance performance, the school gifted daal, sugar, sanitary napkins, tooth brush and other toiletries to the organisation.