Eco School Project
Eco School Project 2010: Bharat ke Rang, Dance ke Sang
Did you know that in the extraordinary land of Punjab there is a Malwa belt where farmers and their families are affected by different kinds of cancer because they are involved with cheap, synthetic pesticides? Or that the industrial belt of Eloor in God’s Own Country, Kerala, is one of the world’s top toxic hot spots? Unchecked pollution from factories in the region has resulted in diseases like cancer, congenital birth defects, bronchitis, asthma, allergic dermatitis and stomach ulcers in the local population.
To share the environmental problems and truths about different states of India, OASIS conducted a unique event called “Bharat ke Rang, Dance ke Sang”. This event was a culmination of yearlong activities in the schools of Mumbai. The aim was to reach out to students of schools all across Mumbai and give them a platform to showcase their talent. It was also an opportunity to interact with and teach other fellow students about these problems and also win accolades for their schools.
The main focus of the event was to depict the rich culture of the different states in India, through dances (folk and masti) and a PowerPoint Presentation showcasing the ecological problems of the different states. This enabled students to learn more about the different states of India and also share their ecological knowledge of the same.