National Green Corps
In Perambalur District, Indo trust is implementing program of National Green Corps in 185 middle / High / Higher Secondary Schools as a Perambalur Education District Coordinator. The total students in National Green Corps are about 7400. In each School, teacher-coordinator is responsible for executing the program on behalf of concerned schools. It was emphasized that each citizen has responsibility to protect and safeguard from polluting the environment. The program was sponsored by Department of Environment, Government of Tamilnadu.
Environment Information Dissemination Centre
Environment Information Dissemination Centre was formed in Government Higher Secondary School, Esanai, Perambalur Taluk and District by INDO Trust.. The government has allotted one centre per district to know more about environment. The centre would have books and electronic media and written slogans related to environment protection and how to safeguard from pollutions and also having information about nature, waterfalls, environment and ecological conditions of the district. The schools of Perambalur district can utilize the centre on working days to know more about the environment.
Environment Display Board Campaign
Environment Display Board Campaign was held in six districts – Perambalur, Trichy, Ariyalur, Thiruvarur, Erode and Nagapattinam. Three boards were displayed per district to create awareness among the common public about environment as well as to promote tree plantation in all over the district in public gathering places. Slogan – MaramNaduvom, MazhaiPeruvom (Plant Trees and get rainfall), PlastickaiThavirpom, IyarkaiyaiNesipom (Avoid Plastic and love nature), PugaiyaiThavirpom, InbamaiVazhvom (Avoid Smoke and live happily)
Environment Badge and Certificates Distribution to School Students
Environment Badge and certificates were distributed to the members of National Green Corps. Each school gets 50 badges and certificates to 185 schools.The badges and certificates were issued by Environment department.
NEAC Program – Combat of Desertification, Drought and Land gradation.
National Environment Awareness Campaign was held at Mettupalayam and Valikandapuram of Veppanthattai block, Perambalur District with the concept of combat of desertification, drought and land degradation. The programs conducted under awareness program were Work shop / Training program, Public Meeting and Rally, Street Theatre, Poster / Banner campaign, Distribution of Resource Materials.
The action plan is Preparation and promotion of Vermin compost, Formation of Soak Pits in the villages. Action program was held at SLR colony, Eraiyur.School Students, Rural Women and young girls, Rural Youths, Farmers and Other public attended the program.