Karo Sambhav, an E-waste PRO of prominent brands like Apple, Dell, HP and Lenovo will conduct this programme for 30 schools over four months.
The Karo Sambhav School Programmes induction workshop was held on 4th Aug 2018 at Seth AnandramJaipuria School, Lucknow.Karo Sambhav an E-waste Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) of prominent brands like Apple, Dell, HP and Lenovo conducted this programme in association with Juana Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Speaking at the inauguration of the programme, Principal of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Mrs. Poonam Kochitty, said“This is very special event and each and every one of us should contribute in spreading the awareness and take it as our moral responsibility. We appreciate this initiative”.
Pranshu Singhal, Founder Karo Sambhav envisions responsible recycling to become a way of life in India. Karo Sambhav is building a cohesive e-waste movement across India by making it possible for people and institutions to responsibly recycle their electronic waste. The School Programme is a part of its efforts to spread awareness on the issue of waste and to enable behavioral change.
The programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues and inspiring students to adopt preventive environmental strategies. It enables development of 21st century skills of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, ICT competencies and real-world problem solving, by deploying contemporary pedagogical practices. It also aims to support ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, ‘Digital India’, and ‘Smart Cities’. In the academic year 2017-18, the programme engaged 1000+ schools across 29 States and 2 Union Territories in India. It engaged over 2400+ Teachers and 121000+ Students.
The programme will involve several stakeholders like students, their peers, parents, relatives, and communities to critically evaluate and consider the environmental impact of their current lifestyles and move towards the creation of a circular economy.In the initial workshop, 20+ teachers will be given training on the specially designed toolkit for the purpose, consisting of 7 exercises based on Circular Economy and Understanding Waste including Waste from Electrical and Electronic goods. Teachers will then work along with students from their school on various activities, community projects and practical field-work.
The programme will end with celebrating the efforts and the achievements of various schools, teachers, and students. Schools will be felicitated, and the focus will be to keep sharing the best work done by them, with others.