Dr. Amy Enright, World History teacher and Ms Emily Stevens, Environmental Science teacher along with 8 students of Grade 10 and 11 of the Rivers School, Massachusetts, USA visited Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram on 9th March 2011 to study the issue of water pollution and the role of society and the government in tackling this problem.
The Principal, Dr D.R.Saini and Vice Principal, Ms Shobha Mehta welcomed them and later discussed the school system of the two countries.
A group discussion on the political and social issues of water management in India was organized in the Seminar Room with 9 students from Class XI. It started with a Power Point Presentation by the teacher-in-charge for Environment, Ms Niva Chhonkar on the topic ‘India is water literate-by tradition’ to highlight Water Harvesting Practices in India, initiatives taken by the Indian Government and our responsibilities as a citizen .
The US teachers appreciated the focused approach and the sense of responsibility amongst the Indian students.