Bangalore: February 14th 2018: Wonderla Holidays announced the winners of “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards – 2017” for schools across Karnataka and Tamilnadu. The awards were presented to the winners by the popular film actress Ms.Kavya Shetty in the presence of Wonderla Holidays Managing Director Shri. Arun K Chittilappilly and Bangalore Park Head Shri. Rudresh HS.
WEECA - “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” is an annual property of the company 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 seventh consecutive year of “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” contest received a remarkable participation of 150 schools from Karnataka and Tamilnadu. 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, Mr. Arun Chittilappilly, Managing Director 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 aim of the award is not merely to rate, but to encourage schools to protect and conserve nature and support to build up a healthier environment. We are delighted with the responses that we have received this year and would like to thank each participating school who came forward and took part in this noble initiative.”
The 1st prize winner Delhi Public School, Sathanur Village - Bangalore was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. Vagdevi Vilas School, Marathahalli - Bangalore and Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Hosur - Krishnagiri shared the 2nd position and were awarded Rs. 25,000/- each. St. Patrick's A.I. Hr.Sec. School, Adyar – Chennai, Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva High School, Alike – Dakshina Kannada and Candor International school- Bangalore, 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 20 other schools across Karnataka.
Mr. Pravin Joby , Front Office Manager addressed the guest and Mr. Rudresh H S, Park Head, Wonderla Bangalore proposed vote of thanks.
Special Recognition Awards for 20 schools
|Sl. No.||Name of the schools|
|1||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Hebbal, Bangalore|
|2||Cauvery Public School,Mandya|
|3||Coorg Public School, Gonikoppal, Kodagu|
|4||K V G International Public School, Sullia, Dakshina Kannada|
|5||Cluny Convent High School, Jalahalli, Bangalore|
|6||B G S National Public School, Hulimavu, Bangalore|
|7||Vagdevi Vilas School, Varthur, Bangalore|
|8||Smt. Kamala Bai Educational Institution, Bangalore|
|9||Christ Academy ISCE School, Bangalore|
|10||Mahila Seva Samaja Senior Secondary School, Basavangudi, Bangalore|
|11||Jnanadeepa Senior Secondary School, Javalli, Shimoga|
|12||Mahindra World School, Chengalpet, Kanchipuram|
|13||St. Aloysius High School, Mangalore|
|14||Mount Carmel Central School, Mangalore|
|15||Don Bosco English Medium School, Kelagote, Chitradurga|
|16||St. Mary's Convent School (ICSE), Gottigere, Bangalore|
|17||Govt. High School, Gojanur, Gadag|
|18||Lourdes Hill high School, Pollibetta, Kodagu|
|19||Dnyan Prabodhan Mandir ICSE School, Belgaum|
|20||Mountain View School, Chikmagalur|