Amity International School, Noida, won the “Best School Award” during the 3rd National Water Awards 2020 contest, launched by the Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India. The school secured the Third Position at the National Level and the First Position at the State Level. The results were declared in the presence of Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Affairs, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
Expressing extreme pleasure on this occasion, Dr. Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Schools, said, “It is a matter of immense pride and joy for the entire Amity family and a stellar accomplishment by Amity International School Noida. We have always aimed at creating a sustainable environment and making our planet better by restoring and conserving the natural resources including water. We will keep making similar efforts in future too for the protection of our environment and Mother Earth. When the entire world is reeling under the pandemic, Amity Schools are garnering enrichment and acclaim in all spheres of learning.”
Mrs. Renu Singh, Principal, Amity International School, Noida, stated, “We are extremely delighted that our school has been bestowed with this honor, as a recognition of the work done towards water conservation and water management. This is the realization of our Hon’ble Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan and Chairperson ma’am, Dr. Amita Chauhan’s aim to sensitize the schools towards environmental concerns. Their concern for the environment, with an emphasis on critical thinking and innovation in the 21st century has been realized with this victory.”
More than 100 applications from various schools of the country, were submitted and schools, from different zones, were shortlisted for the Awards. Out of 8 finalists, Amity International School, Noida, secured the third position at the National Level. From Uttar Pradesh, Amity International School, Noida secured the first position. The award included a cash price of Rs. 1 lakh & a trophy along with citation. As part of the selection process, a team from State Jal Ministry had visited the school for inspection of the campus, to check and verify the claims. Thorough inspection was carried out and the team was extremely satisfied and happy after the inspection.