» National Green Corps’ Programme (Eco-Club) was launched in the state of Mizoram in the year 2002 with a total of 800 numbers of eco clubs initially established in Mizoram @ 100 eco-clubs per district.
» Mizoram Pollution Control Board was appointed by the State Government as the State Nodal Agency with its Member Secretary as the Nodal Officer to implement the scheme of NGC Programme in the state. State Steering Committee and District Committees were formed in the state.
» Since the year of inception, the implementation of NGC program was taken up in full swing and enthusiastically by the Nodal Agency, MPCB. Trainings for Master Trainers and in-charge teachers were conducted by the Nodal Agency in partnership with the Resource Agency, CEE North East in the initial years.
» The eco-clubs were motivated and guided to take up various environmental related activities in their schools and local areas. As a result, the program had been successfully implemented with highly positive responses from the school children in Mizoram for a number of years, since inception till date.
» Mizoram ENVIS Hub hosted by MPCB has been playing a key role for ensuring the successful implementation of the NGC programme by way of coordinating with Eco-clubs in undertaking joint activities and compiling their annual activities report.
» With the increase of upper ceiling for the formation of eco-clubs per district and with the interests shown by schools to join the programme, NGC network in the state of Mizoram has been continued to be strengthened with a total of 1890 eco clubs established as on March, 2019. District-wise no. of eco clubs is shown in the following section.
» As MoEF&CC has extended the programme to colleges from the year, 2017-18 @ 100 eco-clubs per state, there are 23 nos. of eco clubs established in colleges of Mizoram today.