SAI International School, has once again bagged the Green School Award for the 10th consecutive year on January 24, 2021. The coveted award was presented from the Plant Lovers’ Association, Bhubaneswar. This year too, the School won the 1st Prize for School Garden (minimum 1000 square feet category) and the ‘Milan Memorial Running Trophy’ for the Best School Garden at the 33rd State level Annual Flower Show 2021. It was jointly organized by Regional Plant Resource Centre and Plant Lovers ‘Association, Bhubaneswar.
The Annual Competition organized by the Plant Lover’s association of the city saw schools, teaching and training institutions, residential buildings, corporate offices, government offices as well as public gardens and nurseries participate with great enthusiasm.
Principal Shri Prakash Sahoo received this honor on the behalf of the entire school. Extremely happy to be the recipients, the school reiterates its commitment for preserving the much needed green mantle of the planet and pledges to work continuously on winning the award year after year.
The lush green gardens, rows of blooming flowers, lines of trees and medicinal plants adorn around 30,000 sqft of the entire area. It is a real treat to see an array of seasonal flowers like Salvia, Cosmos, Petunia, Lilium etc, medicinal plants like Amla, Ashoka, Tulsi, Heena, Harida, Bahada etc or trees like Pistachio, Lagerstroemia, Bakul, various Palms, Goli Chandan etc in one campus, apart from a wide ranging variety of rose, chrysanthemum, jasmine, marigold etc and decorative plants.
With a huge area dedicated specially for gardening and planting new saplings on every auspicious occasion, the entire staff and students sincerely devote themselves to maintain the greenery and beauty of the institution. From conserving water to increasing recycling, paying attention to nutrition and fitness and integrating those lessons across the curriculum, SAI International School has made a considerable commitment to address the major environmental challenges in today’s world.
SAI is an ardent believer of ‘Clean City, Green City’ and tries to instill the love for nature among the students and staff by creating a perfect ambience since its inception. It encourages the students to plant saplings in the school and nurture them as well as go for various plantation drives in and around the city. For its painstaking effort to maintain greenery, the school has been highly appreciated and has won various awards for several years in a row.