Bangalore (PTI): Hewlett-Packard (HP) India, in partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), on Monday announced the launch of Hewlett Packard-TERI Schools' future programme, an initiative it said will improve environment projects in schools.
HP India has awarded a grant of Rs 1.17 crore ($250,000) comprising cash and technology resources to TERI for the programme.
"The primary objective of this partnership is to create a motivated force of students -- leading to cleaner and greener school campuses -- and initiate ecologically beneficial initiatives in the areas of energy, e-waste management and greening of neighbourhoods," HP India said in a statement.
The programme will also help primary and secondary schools in Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi to take practical action to save energy and water while reducing their utility bills, it said.
It said the programme will support the schools directly with ideation, as well as in implementing their environmental initiatives. The initiative also involves providing HP technology to the schools, which will enable them to network with other schools and share best practices.
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