DAATTC, Tornala conducted an awareness programme among students of ZPHS, Tornala village, Siddipet (Rural) (M), Siddipet district on 20.09.2022. Sri J. Vijay, Coordinator & Scientist (CP) created awareness to the students that parthenium is a noxious weed which came from America and fast spread all over India. He enlightened the students regarding Parthenium which is an aggressive colonizer of wastelands, cultivated lands, pastures, etc. and educated them on the dreadful ill effects of Parthenium on agricultural crops, animals and humans causing respiratory and skin allergic problems besides deteriorating environment, loss of crop productivity and biodiversity exerting allelopathic effects on different crops. Dr. Ch. Pallavi, Scientist (CP) explained various mechanisms to manage its widespread dispersal in open places and crop fields and emphasized to take up its eradication on community basis by manual uprooting of Parthenium before flowering and seed setting. Later, all the Parthenium plants were manually uprooted and eradicated in the school surrounding by the students and teachers. About 80 students, 08 teachers and head mistress Smt. D. Saraswathi of the ZPHS, Tornala have participated in the programme.