Lecture on Fundamentals of Ecology, Environment and Pollution for Bengaluru Urban Students, at Balbhavan Cubbon Park, Oct 1986
Week # 01 : A group of senior citizen, students and eco concerned come together for the lake environs cleaning..and collect plastic waste in the lake bed..
Environmental Education is empowering students by awareness, attitude, knowledge, Skill and Participation UNESCO/UNEP/IEEP 1977
EESS Model developed in 1988 at Bengaluru College published in the Hindu, 1990… EESS Model was cited as one of the 20 best eco education model in 2000 by Earthday Network.
In the Kukkarahally Village on World Environment Day 2002 “Plastic Demon” Street Play
At the Institution of Engineers India, Mysuru Local Centre on WED 2004
Young and old converge for eco literacy on the lake environs
Young students practicing dance in eco camp
Class room learning on ecology and environment
50th Week meeting on Lake Bund
all started in the year 2000 with the convergence of youth, students and citizen volunteers in Kukkarahally
lake at Mysuru, India. The purpose was to clean the lake by collecting waste in
the foreshore every Sunday.
A jatha (rally) was taken out from Ramaswamy Circle and campaign was for plastic abuse free city through 100 ft Sayyaji Rao road and Devaraj Urs road and culminated at DC office. Over 200 Manasagangorti school students prepared posters in just two days and participated.
Pamphlets on plastic abuse control were given to shops. Professors along with volunteers picked plastic waste on the road and drains.
A street play ’Plastic Demon’ , concept by PSF Convenor, .Jagannatha was played by the PSF volunteers. The community eco literacy on the lake shore reached the city. As on March, 2019, the Sunday weekend community eco literacy campaign has crossed 438th week
Empowering Individuals and Community are the primary aim of PSF. PSF affirms that Scientific Commitment and Scientific Temperament are vital capability for any Issues such as Pandemic and disasters. Issues such as conservation and management of lakes, plastic abuse free city, environmentally Sound Technology such as trees to improve soil moisture , drains as recharge points, community empowerment for sustainability and disaster management are some of the areas PSF has been working on since 2000. It is a voluntary, Cost Free and now totally virtual.
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