Hyderabad February 22nd 2019: Wonderla Holidays announced the winners of “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards – 2018” for schools across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and North Karnataka. The awards were presented to the winners by Femina Miss India 2018 Ms. Anukeerthy Vas & Padma Shri Daripalli Ramaiah, renowned environmentalist - in the presence of Wonderla Holidays President, Shri. Sivadas M and Park Head, Shri. Madhusudhan Gutta at the function held in Wonderla Hyderabad on Friday, 22nd February 2019.
The 1st prize winner St. Mark's Boys Town High School, Hyderabad was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. Ganges Valley School, Hyderabad and DDMS (AMS) P.Obul Reddy Public School, Hyderabad shared the 2nd position and were awarded Rs. 25,000/- each. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School (Hyderabad), Sri Swaminarayan Gurukul (Hyderabad) and Blooming Minds Central School (Khammam)who shared the third position were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 15,000/- each. Apart from the cash prize, the winners were also awarded with a ‘Trophy’ and ‘Certificate of Appreciation’. In addition, Wonderla also gave away special recognition awards to 30 other schools across Telangana, AP &North Karnataka.
WEECA - “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” is an annual property of Wonderla Holidays to acknowledge and reward schools, that have adopted the most innovative and effective practices to conserve and manage natural resources in their premises and to create awareness about the environment in younger minds and encourage them to ‘Go Green’.
This second consecutive year of“Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards” contest and received a remarkable participation from150 schools from Telangana, AP&North Karnataka. The short listing of nominations was based on a complete audit of the schools’ overall environmental practices carried out by its management and students. Wonderla has been ISO 14001 certified for being environment friendly and conserving natural resources, and has taken up several ‘Go Green’ and ‘Save Nature’ initiatives in support of green movement.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Sivadas M, President of Wonderla Holidays said, “Wonderla Environment & Energy Conservation Awards is very much in line with our brand’s objective to create a green world. The key objective of the award is to create awareness amongst the school children about the importance of nature and why it is critical to conserve and protect nature. The award was instituted to encourage schools to help and build a healthier environment through the involvement of students who can evolve to be green warriors in the future.”
Mr. Madhusudhan Gutta, Park Head - Wonderla Hyderabadwhiledelivering the welcome note added, “We are very pleased with the responses we have received from schools.
Mr. D.S.Ram Babu, Chief Manager , while delivering the vote of thanks added,I thank each participating school who came forward and took part in this noble initiative and would like to congratulate all the winners.