CHANDIGARH: Maharishi Dayanand Public School, Daria Chandigarh organized a workshop in which students learnt how to prepare paper and jute bags in collaboration with the Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration .The workshop was conducted under the guidance of Art and Craft teacher Mrs. Kiran Prabha. The students were told about the pollution caused by plastic bags, which cannot be destroyed easily. These decreased the productivity of land and growth of plants. Plastic bags contain germs which become harmful when eatables are kept in it. Such bags also harmful for animals. Plastics bags pollute water of the rivers.
Telling about the utility of the jute and paper bags the students told that these bags are biodegradable and environment friendly. It does not emit toxic gases and harmful chemicals. These bags are useful for packaging materials. Prizes were given to Tiya, Simran Sood, Muskan, Chetan, Asha, Pardeep, Rohit, Ayush for making best bags.
Principal, Dr. Vinod Kumar told that the aim of this workshop was to train students for making paper and jute bags. He praised the students for participating in the environmental activities with zeal and zest.