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Environment Education, Awareness And Training (EEAT)

Environment Education, Awareness And Training (EEAT):

Environment Education scheme has been revamped into Environment Education Programme.

  • Environment Education, Awareness and Training (EEAT) is a Central Sector scheme implemented by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change .
  • Objective: To promote environmental awareness and mobilize students’ participation for environment conservation.
  • Under this Scheme there are two major programmes namely Green Corps (NGC) Programme and National Nature Camping Programme (NNCP)

Green Corps (NGC) Programme:

  • Under this scheme more than 1 lakh Eco-clubs have been formed in schools and colleges to educate students and to spread awareness on environmental
  • A financial assistance of Rs 5,000/- per Eco-club used to be provided under this programme with a ceiling of 500 school Eco-clubs per district and 100 college Eco-clubs per State.

National Nature Camping Programme (NNCP):

  • Under this scheme ,organization of field visits/ nature camps in different Protected Areas/ Nature Parks/ Tiger Reserves of the country for students were supported.