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St Joseph’s Educational Institute wins Wipro earthian Award 2019

The Wipro Earthian programme for schools aims at providing exposure to multiple perspectives within the students’ peer group and the world. There are three themes of exploration – biodiversity, water, and waste.

St Joseph’s Educational Institute, Chandor, worked on a project under the theme waste management, titled ‘Use it up or do without – A step towards a zero waste school’. The project was among the top 10 school projects selected all over India for the Annual Wipro Earthian National awards 2019. The school was awarded a cash prize of `1 Lakh, a memento and certificates at the hands of chairman of Wipro in Bengaluru, Rishad Premji.

“Preserving and conserving the pristine purity of mother earth is nothing short of a passion for us at this Institute. May we all join hands to target the end of our dirty love affair with trash,” said headmistress, Perci Fernandes. The project team comprised Trenisha D’Costa, Gourav Naik, Jwelon Antao and Delbert D’Costa who were guided by teacher

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