Much needs to be done to bring back the kind of civic and environmental consciousness that characterised our freedom struggle and still surfaces in movements such as Chipko and the Narbada Bachao Andolan. Most people see the need for change but expect the initiative to be taken by government. Highly motivated citizens’ groups can make a difference. A good place to start is to raise awareness among youth, since it is their future which is at stake.
Here are some films and presentations that can help light the spark that changes attitudes….
- This PPP was used to motivate students of Kumaon University in Almora to clean and green their surroundings.
- This is a more technical version that provides the legislative background to waste management in India and looks at techniques of recycling and disposing of different types of waste.