Pesticides Awareness Corner in Secondary Schools Award cermony

The Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board recently concluded its Pesticide Awareness Programme in Secondary Schools with an Awards Ceremony held on the 31st October, 2012. This year's program targeted 12 selected schools in six administrative regions, namely 2, 3,4,5,6 and 10. Schools were tasked with establishing a Pesticides Awareness Corner in their schools, which is expected to provide a wealth of information to all students about the Board as well as pesticides use, hazards, benefits etc. Materials to develop the corners were provided by the Board, with schools expecting to add their own bit of creativity. Read more