Earth Day Celebrations 2011, 22nd April, 2011

• LIGHTS was one of the 32 organisations sponsored by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India to organise the earth day celebrations in 2011.
• Lights selected 12 schools across the northern and north eastern part of the country, 5 from Uttarakhand, 3 from Assam, 2 from Rajasthan and 2 Manipur to conduct the programme in both English and Hindi. • Schools were invited for participation/expression of interest wherein with a positive response these schools organized indoor and outdoor activities as per the programme given in the brochure.
• Toolkits were provided to the concerned schools.
• Media was invited.
• A panel selected the final awardees from the best entries received from the schools.

• Banner
• Brochure
• Info sheet
• Posters
• 200 Poster making sheets
• 200 Slogan making sheets
• The Charter of Pledge
• Draft worth Rs. 6000/- for giving snacks and juices to 200 students of each school.
Painting Competition was organised for junior and senior categories.
Prizes for the Painting Competition both Junior and Senior students were as follows:
• 1st Prize – 5000/-
• 2nd Prize – 4000/-
• 3rd Prize – 3000/-
• 4 Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each
• SreeNarayana Public School, Kollam, Kerala
• JawaharNavodayaVidyalaya, Kollam, Kerala
• Guardian Public School, Para Cherottuvally Road, Palakkad, Kerala
• Silver Bells Public School, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
• Naimisharanya School, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
• Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, NEEPCO, Yazil, Arunachal Pradesh
• Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Tinsukhia, Assam
• Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Ramnagar, Silchar, Assam
• Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Dibrugarh, Assam
• Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Dhemaji, Assam
School Student Rank Prize Amount
 V.K.V, NEEPCO, Yozali, Arunachal Pradesh Taba Taya Consolation Rs. 500
 V.K.V, NEEPCO, Yozali, Arunachal Pradesh Amandeep Raj Consolation Rs. 500
 Jawahar Novodya Vidalaya, Kollam, Kerala Varsha Tilak Consolation Rs. 500
 Naimisharanya School, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Siddhant Sheth Consolation Rs. 500
 Naimisharanya School, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Mrunal P. Chaudhari 3rd Rs. 3000
 Sree Narayana Public School, Kollam, Kerala Nandhu M. 2nd Rs. 4000
 Silver Bells Public School, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Anjali Gupta 1st Rs. 5000