UP becomes 1st state to include Ganga conservation as a subject in school curriculum
Taking forward concept of ‘Nirmal and Aviral Ganga’ of PM Modi, CM Yogi has linked Ganga cleanliness campaign with children. This initiative will not only enhance the knowledge of children but will also give a new momentum to Ganga cleanliness.
New Delhi: Yogi Adityanath government has time and again pledged its commitment to make the river Ganga clean and hygienic as earlier. Taking a step in this direction, Uttar Pradesh govt has given green signal for include Ganga conservation and related subjects in curriculum of secondary education. This will make Uttar Pradesh, first state in the country to do so.
Now, the students of the state will learn ways to save the holy water of the Ganga from pollution, and the development journey of the river Ganga from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal.
Taking forward the concept of the ‘Nirmal and Aviral Ganga’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, CM Yogi has taken a big decision to link the Ganga cleanliness campaign with children. This initiative of the state government will not only enhance the knowledge of children but will also give a new momentum to Ganga cleanliness.
On the initiative of the Namami Gange Department, the Secondary Education Council has accepted the proposal to include it in high school and intermediate. The plan to link Ganga conservation with schools and students is being led by the Namami Gange and Rural Water Supply Departments.
The Council of Secondary Education has prepared a proposal to include Ganga conservation and water pollution prevention in the curriculum. Also, the council has sent the proposal to the Committee of Hindi Experts for consideration. Once the committee approves, the council will include it in the syllabus.
The Namami Gange and Rural Water Supply Department of Yogi Government have directed the Department of Secondary Education to implement new courses and activities related to Ganga pollution in schools and also make it compulsory for students to take part in Ganga cleanliness.
In order to make the school children aware of pollution in the river Ganga, the government will also organise different competitions on the topics related to Ganga conservation.