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Green issues need to be actively taught in schools, universities: SC



The Supreme Court of India, while hearing a case, MC Mehta vs Union of India in 1991, had directed that the environment should be taught as a compulsory subject at every level of education. It further asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to “prescribe a course on the environment as a compulsory subject in college education.”

The world recently commemorated the World Environmental Health Day on September 26 2022. It showcased the need for environmental awareness in all ages and in every section of society.

At present, natural disasters, calamities, climate change and global warming are some major issues impacting the world. These have emerged as a cause of concern. Therefore, we must encourage more and more people to get involved in protecting our environment.