The Paryavaran Mitra Teacher’s Handbook is a comprehensive ready reference for teachers in any school to motivate and guide students to be Paryavaran Mitra, and to facilitate the whole school community to take Hand Print actions. The Hand Book includes information, and a menu of active teaching learning methods, and action projects, to engage students in exploring, discovering, thinking, sharing, and take action. It encourages the use of immediate school environment and the local environment as resources for teaching and learning, and arenas for demonstrating positive action.

Get Your Copy of the Paryavaran Mitra Teacher’s Handbook

  1. Paryavaran Mitra Schools: If you are registered school in the programme you can download the handbook by clicking on the image above using your school’s log in id and password.
  2. Paryavaran Mitra Schools that have submitted action project reports: Such schools will get a hardcopy of the handbook by post. If you have not received a copy please get in touch with us at Please mention your school name and userid.
  3. For other schools: Please register your school in the Paryavaran Mitra programme and download the handbook using the user id and password.

About the Paryavaran MItra Teacher's Handbook

We’ve put together a short presentation on how teachers could use the handbook for doing classroom activities and develop them into action projects addressing local environmental issues in and around the school.


List of Contents

1 Preface 

2 To the Principal 

3 Introduction 

4 Paryavaran Mitra Programme 

5 To the Teacher 

6 Class Activities 

7 Overview 

8 Water and Sanitation

9 Energy

10 Waste Management

11 Biodiversity and Greening 

12 Climate Change 

13 Culture and Heritage

14 Beyond the Classroom

     a Action Projects

     b A Paryavaran Mitra  School

     c How to be a Paryavaran Mitra School 

15 Annexure 1 

16 References



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