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Nestlé India and Magic Bus Launch Healthy Kids Programme in Rajasthan

Nestlé India and Magic Bus Launch Healthy Kids Programme in Rajasthan

National
Nestlé India in association with Magic Bus India Foundation, one of the largest behaviour change organisation in India, inaugurated the Nestlé Healthy Kids programme in Jaipur for encouraging healthier living among adolescents by creating awareness regarding good nutrition, healthy habits and active living. This programme will reach out to 10,000 adolescents from marginalized communities of Jaipur and Ajmer. The objective of this programme is to create awareness about key nutrients, healthy eating, active lifestyles and public health facilities among adolescents, with a special focus on girls. Along with children, this programme will also include interaction with parents through workshops to encourage them to implement healthy eating habits in their homes. Speaking on the occasion, Mr.
Six Must Have Solar Toys for Your Next Generation Kids

Six Must Have Solar Toys for Your Next Generation Kids

Green Living
The world today is at the brink of a global warming crisis and the threats of climate change are looming large. Tthere is an urgent need to stop using fossil fuel and shift to renewable energy like solar and wind energy. Technological innovation in renewable energy is fairly new and needs to promoted and popularized among the masses. We need to introduce these technologies to our next generation at a younger age and challenge their minds for innovating and creating clean energy. At the same time, we ourselves need to appreciate and understand the potential of Solar Energy and work for mainstreaming it in our policy making. With this backdrop Delhi Greens shares with you 6 Solar Toys that you can and should buy for your children this summer. You will not just be gifting them th...
Konica Minolta at Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to Support Underprivileged Children

Konica Minolta at Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to Support Underprivileged Children

Corporate Greening
Konica Minolta Business Solutions participated in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon today to support the cause of underprivileged children. Konica Minolta has announced to support this cause as a CSR initiative in collaboration with Smile Foundation. The Smile foundation will use the sponsored amount for the education of the underprivileged children which will help them in building a bright future. Representatives from Konica Minolta are also running in the marathon. As part of its CSR initiatives, Konica Minolta is fully committed towards the development of a sustainable society. Since India has the largest number of children worldwide who are not enjoying the same standard of living or rights as the majority of children do, this is dedicated initiative taken up by Konica Minolta. Smil
Painting Competition at School Level on Energy Conservation 2011

Painting Competition at School Level on Energy Conservation 2011

Green Alert
The Ministry of Power, Government of India invites school children to paint a world of imagination and discover the magic of clean, green and energy efficient future; a future, which they will inherit. In this process, the Ministry hopes that school children will not only learn a few good things but will also teach the world a few new things.  The Painting Competition on Energy Conservation 2011 makes a call to all little artists of the nation to come forward and participate at the school, state and national level. The best energy artists will be invited to an all expenses paid trip to Delhi in December, 2011 and will be felicitated with cash awards and certificates. The themes for School Level Painting Competition this year are: Save electricity to avoid power cuts; Use energy w
WED 2011 Special: An Interview With Delhi Government’s Eco Club In-charge Dr. B.C. Sabata

WED 2011 Special: An Interview With Delhi Government’s Eco Club In-charge Dr. B.C. Sabata

Green Personas
The Environment Department of the Government of NCT of Delhi has been coordinating the Eco Clubs Programme since over a decade now. The large number of Eco Clubs in different schools and colleges across Delhi have played an important role in creating environmental awareness amongst school children and youth. On the occasion of World Environment Day, Aastha Kukreti at Delhi Greens catches up with Delhi Govt's Eco Clubs In-charge Dr. B. C. Sabata who is also a Senior Scientific Officer in the Government's Department of Environment. Aastha Kukreti: What are the major initiatives taken by your Department to spread awareness about environmental protection especially with respect to children and youth? Dr. B.C. Sabata: The Department of Environment has been very active in spreading awarene...
Fun and Learning at NMML Children Resource Center

Fun and Learning at NMML Children Resource Center

Articles
The room at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library was filled with carefree laughter and giggles of innocence as we stepped in to meet some of the future generation of our nation. Invited by the Children Resource Center to conduct a workshop and brief the children attendants on the issues of water, Delhi and the River Yamuna, the first challenge that came was not ‘Yamuna’ but their understanding of water as a natural resource. A simple demonstration was carried out by placing three types of water in three different containers: clean, polluted and mineral. The amused kids then started throwing many interesting questions even before we could get them to answer to the planned interrogations we intended to do. They cleverly differentiated the types of water in the three containers – on

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