Indian School Sohar was honoured for bagging the position of first runners up in the Recycle Mania Contest organized by Muscat Daily on 31st May 2016. The Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma, received the memento on behalf of the school from the visiting dignitaries, Mr. Benoy George Thomas,Executive Director, Muscat Daily and Mr. Anil Kumar,Manager, Circulation and Distribution, Apex Media Publication. The short function was attended by the staff members and volunteers of the school’s Eco Club, Green Gyan.
Mr. Kamal Gurung, Coordinator of the club, initiated the proceedings by welcoming the guests from Muscat and outlining the club’s activities. The Principal then highlighted all the eco friendly efforts of the school-reusing one sided prints, using soft copies, e-mails and watsapp, to name a few- and the various other contributions towards environmental conservation in terms of the three R’s. The school’s second position in Recycling was attributed only to increased Reduce and Reuse. The school had collected10,240kg of wastepaper for recycling in the 11 week competition and achieved the second position from among 29 participants.
Mr. Benoy George Thomas then addressed the gathering and appreciated the passion and zeal with which the school has been furthering the global cause. His words motivated the students to put in their best efforts in the future also. Mr. Kamal concluded the function with a vote of thanks, extending to the students and their parents as well.
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