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Wonderla Holidays Announced Winners of Environment and Energy Conservation Awards 2019 (Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and North Karnataka)

Hyderabad: Friday, March 6th 2020: Wonderla Holidays announced the winners of “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards – 2019” for schools across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and North Karnataka. The awards were presented to the winners by Divine Miss Earth India 2019 Ms. Tajaswini Manogna- in the presence of Wonderla Holidays Director, Mr. Arun K Chittilappilly , President , Shri. Sivadas M and Park Head, Shri. Madhusudhan Gutta at the function held in Wonderla Hyderabad on Friday, 6th March 2020.

WEECA- “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” is an annual property of Wonderla Holidays to acknowledge and reward schools, that have adopted the most innovative and effective practices to conserve and manage natural resources in their premises and to create awareness about the environment in younger minds and encourage them to ‘Go Green’.

The 1st prize winner Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Hyderabad was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School, Hyderabad and V.S. St John's Hr Sec School, Krishna Dist shared the 2nd position and were awarded Rs. 25,000/- each. Bhashyam Blooms Boys Residential School (Hyderabad) Appa Public School (Kalaburagi) and Viswasanthi English Medium High School (Krishna Dist) who shared the third position were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 15,000/- each. Apart from the cash prize, the winners were also awarded with a ‘Trophy’ and ‘Certificate of Appreciation’. In addition, Wonderla also gave away special recognition awards to 30 other schools across Telangana, AP & North Karnataka.

From this edition of the awards, in addition to the awards given to schools, the teachers who undertook initiatives and supports students in implementing various environment and energy conservation activities in schools were recognized and facilitated Mr.Mupparapu Narendhar Kumar from MPPS Suryatanda, Suryapet won the first prize in this category, followed by Mr. Syed Khadar Basha from ,Army Public School, Hyderabad, at second place and Mr. Buruga Praveen Pal from V.S. St John's Hr Sec School, Krishna Dist at third place. The first, second and third place winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 20,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 respectively along with Trophy & Certificate of Appreciation

This third consecutive year of “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” contest and received a remarkable participation from 146 schools from Telangana, AP & North Karnataka. The short listing of nominations was based on a complete audit of the schools’ overall environmental practices carried out by its management and students. Wonderla has been ISO 14001 certified for being environment friendly and conserving natural resources, and has taken up several ‘Go Green’ and ‘Save Nature’ initiatives in support of green movement.

Speaking about the initiative, Director, Mr. Arun K Chittilappilly of Wonderla Holidays said, “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards is very much in line with our brand’s objective to create a green world. The key objective of the award is to create awareness amongst the school children about the importance of nature and why it is critical to conserve and protect nature. The award was instituted to encourage schools to help and build a healthier environment through the involvement of students who can evolve to be green warriors in the future.”


1st prize winner Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Hyderabad was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000.

 

2nd prize winner V.S. St John's Hr Sec School, Krishna Dist shared the 2nd position and were awarded Rs. 25,000- each



2nd prize winner Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School, Hyderabad shared the 2nd position and were awarded Rs. 25,000- each

 

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Wonderla Environment and Energy Conservation Awards 2019 Presented (Kerala and Tamil Nadu)

Environment and Energy conservation Awards instituted by Wonderla Holidays for schools in Kerala and Tamil Nadu were presented to the winners by renowned film actor Shri. Indrans, at the function held in Wonderla Kochi on Wednesday, 19th February 2020.

The first prize winner Excel Public School, Kunnamkulam, Thrissur District was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50000. S H Higher Secondary School, Perunnai, Kottayam and Chavara Darsan CMI Public School, Koonammavu, Ernakulam shared the second position and were awarded Rs. 25000 each. A cash prize of Rs.15000 was awarded to M.N.U.J. Nadar Higher Secondary School, Madurai (Tamil Nadu), K.E. Carmel Central School, Muhamma (Alappuzha) and St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom (Thiruvananthapuram) who shared the third position. Apart from the cash prize, the winners were also awarded with a trophy and a certificate of appreciation.

From this edition of the awards, in addition to the awards given to schools, the teachers who undertook initiatives and supports students in implementing various environment and energy conservation activities in schools were recognized and facilitated. Sr. Gigi P James from St. Mary’s
Girl’s High School, Kanjirappilly, Kottayam won the first prize in this category, followed by Mr. A.M. Anzari from K.V.U.P. School, Pangode, Thiruvananthapuram at second place and Mr. Askar Ali from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Vythiri, Wayanad at third place. The first, second and third place winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 20,000, Rs.15,000 and Rs. 10,000 respectively along with Trophy & Certificate of Appreciation.

The function was presided over by Wonderla Holidays Founder Shri. Kochouseph Chittilappilly in the presence of Wonderla Holidays Ltd. Joint Managing Director, Shri. George Joseph. The keynote address was delivered by Shri. Indrans. Wonderla Kochi Park Head, Shri. Ravikumar M. A. welcomed the guests and Asst. Manager - HSE, Shri. Gigarin Chacko delivered vote of thanks. While addressing the students, Shri. Indrans stated that the award distributed to the schools will help in building awareness among the students on the importance of protecting and conserving nature. He also wished the students, the future generation to be better nature lovers.



 

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