Observance of Ozone Day 2017

KSCSTE is in the process of e-office implementation with effect from 01.08.2017.  Therefore all correspondance/Documents/Proposals/Reports shall be submitted to Director, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Trivandrum.  In addition, the soft copy of all correspendance/Documents/Proposals/Reports in the PDF form (not exceeding 15 MB) shall be forwarded to the email id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The United Nations (UN) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on September 16 every year. This event commemorates the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987. World Ozone Day has been celebrated since 1994 and was established by the United Nations General Assembly.The day is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the ozone layer and search for solutions to preserve it. The focal theme for Ozone Day 2017 is: “Caring for all life under the sun”

Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) invites proposals for the observance of Ozone Day from Govt./Aided Colleges, Polytechnics/ITIs, R&D Centres of the Council, Govt./Aided Schools, Universities and Departments ,  NGC District Co-ordinators and registered NGOs fulfilling the eligibility criteria as per Council norms.The proposals should be submitted to The Director,Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Trivandrum-695004 in the prescribed format on or before 25.08.2017.

The proposals for Ozone Day celebrations will be scrutanised and selection of institutions will be made purely based on merit and fulfilling of guidelines. Only one proposal will be sanctioned to an institution. Since large number of proposals are expected, sufficient number of proposals will be selected based on those proposals received before due date. Hence the institutions are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The decision of KSCSTE in selection of institutions shall be final.

The extent of financial support from KSCSTE will be as below:

  1. Schools – Rs.10,000/- each
  2. Govt. /Aided Colleges, Polytechnics, R&D Centres,

    NGC District Co-ordinators, Universities and Departments – Rs.20,000/- each

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