With the transformation of school buildings, we will be able to secure the present as well as future of the students only by providing better environment for education and security there. As our state is sensitive to disaster, it is also the need of the hour to inform students and teachers in schools about prevention of natural disasters. This was stated by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat during the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Society (Seeds) and 15 schools under the Honeywell Safe School Program after being handed over to the Education Department after conversion.
Inaugurating the program organized in the auditorium at the Chief Minister’s residence on Thursday, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh thanked for the work done for the safety of children in the government schools of the state. He said that human wildlife struggle has also been a challenge in the state, keeping in mind that the country’s first training center related to human wildlife struggle will be opened in the state.
Said that the environment conducive to education in schools helps in the mental development of students along with the communication of positive energy. In the presence of the Chief Minister in the program, 15 dilapidated schools in four development blocks of Dehradun and Haridwar were handed over to Additional Director Secondary Education Mukul Sati and Additional Project Director Vandana Gabryal by Seeds and Honeywell.
Training given to the students from house to house:
Seeds co-founder Dr. Manu Gupta said that before launching the Honeywell Safe School program, Seeds had conducted a base level survey on these 100 schools, which showed that about 40 percent of the school buildings were hit by landslides, earthquakes and The dangers arising from flooding are faced. Dr. Manu said that under the Honeywell Safe School Program launched in 2019, more than 11,000 students, 3,000 parents and 900 teachers have been trained on school safety in 100 government schools in Haridwar and Dehradun so far. After Corona, there was some problem, but now this training is also being given to the children from house to house. On this occasion, Honeywell’s Regional Manager Anita Chauhan, DIG SDRF Riddhim Agarwal, President of Honeywell India, Dr. Akshay Bellare and others also gave their views.