With the help of National Green Corps (NGC) in
National Green Corps (NGC) in
“.. students who are part of the NGC will continue to implement the Ganesh festival awareness campaign in every village, advising people to make idols with materials that are easily soluble and do not harm nature, immerse the idols in bucketful of water and use the same to water plants, make compost out of the flowers and leaves used to worship the idols, and avoid causing noise pollution…” The directorate had organized three training programs for master trainers to conduct its workshops.
A similar workshop is currently underway at
, Hadapsar where 25 students are working on their own Ganesh idols. “Our trainers gave us the instruments to carve out the idols from clay and once we had made the rough structure, the next step was to color it. Coloring is fun,” said Ranjit Kale, a class VII student from the school who has opted to work on the project even though his exams are going on. Class XII student Priyanka Kad recommends the use of vegetable colors and is enthusiastic about the prospect of celebrating the festival by worshipping an idol she has made from scratch. Sadhana School