The ‘Swiss It On Wheels’ (SIOW) bus, dedicated to local sustainability and which is travelling through various parts of India, to showcase Switzerland’s commitment to sustainability and innovation, reached Dr. Kalmadi Shamarao on Friday, 29th April 2022. They conducted 2 sessions for students of std 9 and 10.
The initiative is part of the Swiss diplomatic network in India and the Swiss it bus is travelling across 28 cities in India.
Several workshops with school students on topics aligned with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate change are part of the SIOW initiative. “The aim is to encourage young adults in the age group of 13-18 years to engage on the topic of sustainability and as well as to bring low tech and clean tech solutions countering indoor air and water pollution as well as waste segregation and recycling to everyone’s backyard through workshops, activities, films and more.