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Lucknow, December 9 : The three-day International Environment Olympiad, ‘IEO-2021’ being organized by City Montessori School, Gomti Nagar Campus II was inaugurated here today by Shri Swami Prasad Maurya, Labour Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh in the midst of scintillating educational-cultural programmes. Student delegations from 10 countries, viz. Vietnam, UK, Germany, Iran, Ireland, UAE, Qatar, USA, Australia and different parts of India will participate and display their skills and knowledge in this international event, while spreading awareness for environment conservation. In the online inauguration ceremony, CMS students put up inspiring educational-cultural presentations in the honour of the participants and won applaud for their performances. These presentations, giving the message of world unity, world peace and environment protection were well appreciated by the audience.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Shri Swami Prasad Maurya, Labour Minister, U.P. appealed to the teachers to sensitize the students towards environment protection and conservation. Shri Maurya expressed confidence that this Olympiad will play an important role in making the young generations aware of their responsibilities towards the environment. He further said that apart from imparting quality education to its students, CMS is also spreading awareness towards important issues like environment.
Expressing his views, CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi said that this Olympiad is special in the sense that it is educating students about world unity and world peace besides making them aware about environmental issues. CMS President & MD, Prof Geeta Gandhi Kingdon said that it is necessary to make the students aware of the dangerous phenomenon of global warming and climate change, so that they understand the challenges our environment is facing and bring positive change in their attitudes. Convenor of International Environment Olympiad (IEO-2021) and Senior Principal of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II also expressed her views on the occasion.