CMS Environment Project - Report 2014-15

In the year 2014-15 CMS strives to make a significant contribution to the protection of the environmental and conservation of natural resources, through its students, teachers, alumni, parents and employees. CMS moves forward its environmental awareness programme in all its campuses with a key objective to educate and aware our children about conservation of environment and nature.


To sensitize CMS students about environment, various campuses joined eco-clubs programme, being implemented by the Directorate of Environment, Uttar Pradesh in 250 schools in Uttar Pradesh under the national programme of National Green Corps (NGC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India.

CMS proudly takes initiatives and organised activities like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, UN World Water Day, International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Pollution Free Diwali Campaign, Ground Water Week, Van Mahotsav and Clean Gomti Awareness March. Water and Energy audit teams of students actively participated in Water and Energy audits. Students were provided an opportunity to explore nature through various excursions like visit to Sandi Bird Sanctuary; Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary; Jim Corbett National Park; Jurrasic Gallery, NBRI, and CIMAP, Lucknow.

From 23 to 25 June 2014, a three-day National Teacher Training Workshop on Introducing a Multiple Perspective Approaches to Biodiversity was jointly organised by UNESCO New Delhi; City Montessori School and Society for Environment Education and Development (SEED), India for the teachers of our country at City Montessori School, Kanpur Road Campus where experts on environmental issues and many prominent speakers awared people to save earth, environment and the lives here.

On 21st March 2014, four Campuses of City Montessori School were awarded State Level Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar in various categories at ceremony held in Lucknow. CMS RDSO was awarded for the State Level Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar for Best School Award; Abhinav Srivastava student of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus-I was awarded with the State Level Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar for Young Leader for Change Award while CMS Gomti Nagar Campus-II and CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus-III were awarded with an 'Appreciation Certificate' under the Best School Category of Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar.

On 14th October 2014 CMS RDSO Campus Shortlisted For Best School at National Level for the Paryavaran Mitra Puruskar.

On 30th December 2014, City Montessori School, Kanpur Road Campus was awarded with the Wipro Earthain-Paryavaran Mitra Award on water and Sustainability.

In September 2014, a six-member team of City Montessori School, Mahanagar Campus II brought glory to the institution by winning the prestigious 'Veerbhadra Award' for best presentation at Environment Innovation Fest organized under the joint aegis of social organization 'Swayam Siddha' and Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India. Naman Tiwari, a member of this prize winning team was honoured with the Best Actor Award.

Some Glimpses of Activities
  Video conferencing of CMS students with Hon’ble Mr. Piyush Goel, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India held on 14 December 2014, the National Energy Conservation Day at Yojana Bhawan, Lucknow.    Four Campuses of City Montessori School were awarded State Level Paryavaran Mitra Puraskar in various categories by CEE, North and MoEF, Govt. of India on 21st March 2014. 
  Paryavaran Mitra Puruskar - CMS RDSO Campus Shortlisted for Best School at National Level. The National Award Ceremony was held In Ahmedabad on 14th October 2014    CMS Mahanagar-II students bag ‘Veerbhadra Award’ for the best presentation at the ‘Youth Environment Innovation Fest’ 
  Street Plays organised by CMS Jopling Road on the theme of Environment Conservation    Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 
  Pollution Free Diwali Campaign    3-day National Teacher Training Workshop on Biodiversity held in CMS 
  Mrs Varalika Dubey, Executive Engineer, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. Speaking on energy conservation at CMS RDSO Campus    Adventure camp to 'The Giant Banyan Tree' under the International Youth Award Programme being conducted by Gomti Nagar - I Campus 
  Visit to Jurassic Gallery, NBRI Lucknow    Visit to Jim Corbett National Park by students of CMS Chowk Campus 
  Clean Gomti March    Students celebrating Van Mahotsav (Tree Plantation) at the Home for the Destitute, Infirm and Aged, Prem Nivas, Lucknow