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Plot No. 1, RSC 48, Gorai-II, Mhada Layout, Near Gorai Bus Depot, Borivali (W), Mumbai
To sensitize the students about soil and its importance in our lives, DPGA took an initiative to celebrate World Soil Day in a unique manner. Among the few other activities, grade 1 & 2 students did an activity on layers of soil followed by grades 3 to 5 highlighting the states of India with different types of soil and their uses.
World Soil day is celebrated on the 5th December every year. Soil is one of the most important components on Earth. World Soil Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of healthy soil for sustenance and augmented survival.
The theme for this year’s World Soil Day was ‘Be the Solution to Soil Pollution’.
Dr. Pillai Global Academy celebrated the day as the Brown Day. Students highlighted the importance of soil and the purpose for celebrating this day during the School assembly and by applying the theme in the classroom studies and activities thus creating an impactful awareness.
Pre-primary and Primary students made sand paintings and also planted a sapling each. Secondary and Higher secondary students presented the information on soil erosion, its effects and preventive measures. The day was a yardstick in assessing the potential risks the planet is faced with and in realizing the ways they can be curbed.