Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityPrincipal’s MessagePrincipal’s MessageO. P. Jindal School is a dream come true for me. It is not very far back when thefoundation stone of the school was laid. It gives me immense pleasure to notice thebrisk pace with which O. P. Jindal School, Raigarh is growing.The school lays stress on all-round development of personality of its students inorder to enable them to meet the challenges of the modern world. The school alsolays special emphasis on sustainable development of eco system for which majorecofriendly projects have been launched and executed successfully. The schooltrains them to be ecofriendly individuals. As on date, our students have broughtlaurels to the school on different ecofriendly projects at national level. OPJS aimsat providing the highest quality of academic programmes that foster the all rounddevelopment of a child and provide them human values. OPJS will serve as aplatform for the new generation of ecofriendly leaders and visionaries. Gettinginvolved in such exchange programmes will help us to establish links witheducational communities in order to keep pace with the changing national realities.With regards,R.K. TrivediPrincipal
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityOUR OBJECTIVE1. We believe that environment education is a life long process thatencourages exploring, raise questions, investigate issues andseek solutions to environmental problems. Ever since 2001,ourschool has come a long way in achieving its mission of creatingenvironmental awareness among young school children on a longterm basis, with the help of educational and awareness activities.Knowledge creates awareness, and the right attitude is theprerequisite for sustainable social action.2. We are committed to protect our surrounding and makesustainable use of natural resources for a balanced and healthydevelopment for future generations.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityPROJECTS OF O.P.JINDAL SCHOOL1. REUSE OF TREATED WATER2. MASSIVE PLANTATION3. REDUCTION IN CARBON FOOTPRINT4. RAINWATER HARVESTING5. WATER CONSERVATION6. CLEANING DRIVE AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF OURGREEN CAMPUS7. EFFECTIVE RESOURCE WASTE MANAGEMENT8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME9. OTHER IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL WHICHINDIRECTLY HELPS TO RETAIN OUR GREEN CAMPUS
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility1. REUSE OF TREATED WATERWe have sewage treatment plant in our campus. Here wastewater is treated, treated water is used for watering our plantsand gardening. This asset of our campus adds to ourgreenery.Sewage treatmentplant
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility2. MASSIVE PLANTATIONThe school had identified ecologically barren areas in the surroundingsof the school i.e. school premises (31 hectares), Tipakhol hillocks (43hectares) & adjacent villages. Members of the school activelyparticipated in the plantation held at Tipakhol hillocks,school premises& in O.P. Jindal Hospital & Research Centre.50%of the school is underintensive plantation.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityEVERY PATCH OF OUR CAMPUS IS GREEN
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityOPJS FRATERNITY ENGROSSED INPLANTATION DRIVE
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility3. REDUCTION IN CARBON FOOTPRINT• Our school has taken carbon footprint as keyinnovative feature. For this various steps are beingtaken. We support reduce, reuse and recycle.• Instead of using own vehicle, out of 4018 students3087 come by bus, 675 by bicycle and 256 by walking.An effective way to conserve energy.Uses of bus for transport by 3087 students
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility256 STUDENTS COME BYWALKINGUSE OF BICYCLE BY 675STUDENTSCLASSROOMS WITH BIG DOORS &WINDOWS TO ALLOW ENOUGH AIR&LIGHTALL STUDENTS HAVE ASSEMBLY INOPEN GROUND
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilitySTUDENTS HAVE THE HABIT OF SWITCHING OFF LIGHTS &FANS WHEN NOT IN USESTUDENTS SUPPORTING REDUCE AND REUSE
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility4.RAINWATER HARVESTINGOPJS HAS ACTION PLANS TO HARVEST RAINWATERINFRASTRUCTURE OF SCHOOL SUPPORTS RAINWATERHARVESTING
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility5. WATER CONSERVATIONEvery year members of Eco-club ‘Maina’ of O.P. Jindal School alongwith their teachers participate in the campaign to spread the massawareness for conservation of water. The conservation drivefocuses on the judicious and proper utilization of water. Thestudents actively take part and show a high degree of enthusiasm.They go door to door in their vicinity and give important watersaving tips to the residents of adjoining colonies. They spread astrong message among the communities to conserve water.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilitySTUDENTS EFFECTIVE INITIATIVE TOCONSERVE WATEREvery child has the habit of closing tapsStudents checkingph of water andsuggesting ways ofpurification
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility6. CLEANING DRIVE –AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF OUR GREEN CAMPUSRegular cleaning is done by school embers of theschool premises and adjoining areas. Our campus hasbeen declared litter free and plastic free zone.Gutkha pouches + chocolate wrappers : 35-40%Aluminium foils : 20%Pencil pieces : 20%crayons : 10%Other non biodegradable material : 10 %Total : 100%Data collected from a recent drive in adjoining areas of our school
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityLitter free and plastic free campusCleaning drive in adjoining areas
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityCleaning drive inschool campus
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility7. EFFECTIVE RESOURCEWASTE MANAGEMENT• This programme works in school with an aim to utilize allavailable resources effectively and judiciously.• The students are educated to avoid bringing oily junkfood which is mostly brought in Aluminium foils,plastic/tissue paper.• They are continuously trained to use all water andelectric points judiciously in order to minimize wastage.• Students and other members of the school areencouraged to use means of mass transportation forcommuting to school.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityVermicomposting• We have a vermicompost where the biodegradable waste collectedfrom the campus is converted to useful manure.The manure is usedfor our garden.• Biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes are collected inseparate bins.Bio degradable waste iscollected separately incompost binChildren taking initiative toprepare manure
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTPROGRAMME• The school takes initiative to educate local peopleabout sustainable environment.• Regular awareness programmes are organised in thelocal areas.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityWe are committed to educate local people about environment
Saving Eco System – a social responsibility9.OTHER IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES OF THESCHOOL WHICH INDIRECTLY HELPS TORETAIN OUR GREEN CAMPUSa) WORKSHOPS,TRAINING COURSES,CAMPS AND RALLIES-They are organized to arouse thought for environment among the membersof the school and adjoining areas.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityb) EXHIBITION OF ECOFRIENDLYITEMS
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityc) Every year GREEN FAIR is organized toarouse love for nature
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityd) ECOFRIENDLY COMPETITIONS
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityd) ECOFRIENDLY COMPETITIONS
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilitye) BEST OUT OF WASTE
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityf) Paper and jute bag makingDistribution of paper bags to vendors
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityh) Seminar and symposia to arouse athought for nature
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityi) Celebration of eco friendly daysEARTHDAY CELEBRATIONWORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityWorldhealth day
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityWILD LIFE WEEKVarious clubs in our school like eco club, science club, health hygieneclub, disaster management club, dramatics club action plans andUNESCO projects are made keeping in view our green campus.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityk) Teaching in classes from nursery to twelve-where theteachers address the important issues of ecosystem
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityACHIEVEMENT SI. CHHATTISGARH PARYAVARAN SANGHRAKSHANMANDALChhattisgarh Government had organised 2 days programme inRaipur on 21stand 22ndNovember 2012. Our school childrenbrought laurels in it.1.Gaurav Kr. Singh from class XI won 2ndprize in speechcompetiiton.2.Subhashree Hazra got consolation prize for drawing +paintingcompetition.3.In Best Eco Club Competition, we got appreciation award.
Saving Eco System – a social responsibilityII. SAVIOUR 8THENVIRONMENT COMPETIITON 2012-131. Our School was given GREEN SCHOOL AWARD2. Following students were declared National Toppers:Name of the student Class Ranka. Vaibhavi Shrivastava IV 72b. Aryan Singh V 102c. Avni Shrivastava VII 93d. Shruti Pandey IX 95e. Roma Jha XI 50f. Smarnika Pattanayak XII 04g. Tripti Kaushik XII 38h. Sampad Biswas XII 503. Following students were declared School Toppers:Name of the student Classa. Dhruv Mehta Vb. Priyanshu Pandey VIIc. Sandeep Dey XId. Piyush Agrawal XII