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Days that Matter in 2009

December 2019

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The Days that Matter could help to highlight the concerns and apprehensions of the youth today They need a mention in the school calendar. Each special day can be organized in a different way:
  • Have a special assembly
  • Enact a play
  • Write a poem or a slogan
  • Organize a quiz or a debate
  • Do a cleanup drive
  • Have a tree planting program
  • Plant a peace garden
  • Have a poster competition
  • Hold a ‘Just a Minute’ competition
  • Call a renowned speaker
  • Hold a classroom board display
  • Have a photo display
  • Organize a field trip
  • Make crafts using local material; or recycled material
  • Organize a candle light walk
  • Have a cycle rally

2nd December - Bhopal Gas Tragedy:

We must take steps to prevent the recurrence of a tragedy of such dimensions

3rd December - National Disability Day:

It is important to recognize the rights of the disabled. It is day to bring the needs, concerns and rights of persons with disability into the national limelight. (National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People)

14th -21st December - Energy Conservation Week:

Urgent action needs to be taken to reduce the effects of climate change and pollution. Future solutions lie in renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency and in revival cultural and traditional methodologies.