Affiliated to Bharathiar University
UGC 2 (f) & 12 (B) Recognised, An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institution

 

Green Campus

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

The college is committed to implementing, maintaining and continually improving environmental management processes to reduce its environmental footprint. Ecological consciousness rising from notions of sustainability is embedded in the basic ethical outlook of the institution.

  1. The college is obliged to protect the environment through the prevention of pollution and waste, and through the sustainable development, and maintenance and improvement of the natural and environment.
  2. The college should formulate its policies complying with all relevant environmental legislation, standards, agreements, policies and procedures demarcated by the central, state governments.
  3. The college is committed to maximise sustainable resource use and minimize the use of hazardous substances.
  4. Special measures should be taken to protect and improve biodiversity of the campus.
  5. Practical steps should be shown in developing and implement research and teaching initiatives related to sustainability.
  6. The college should design programmes to foster the quality of the environment and protection of the biodiversity throughout the region.
  7. Objectives and targets should be established for improving our environmental performance in the areas of energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, potable water consumption, waste to landfill, sustainable transport, and biodiversity.
  8. The campus has to be made plastic free to a possible extent. Abiding by the principle of green protocol, the institution insists on the use of cloth items replacing plastic made ones.
  9. Reservoirs for rain water harvesting should be constructed in the campus.
  10. The college should take steps to harness solar power.
  11. The college should attempt to become a paper free one by promoting electronic platforms for academic and administrative purposes.
WASTE MANAGEMENT

In consonance with the institutional principle of green protocol, the college should maintain a very strict and eco-friendly waste management mechanism.

  1. The college admits its environmental responsibilities and recognises its obligations to contribute to the resolution of global and local environmental issues by minimising its environmental impact.
  2. The entire stake holders are directed to take the ethical responsibility in reducing individual waste generation based on the waste management motto of the college: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
  3. The policy binds all the institutional activities to the dual principles of plastic reduction and lowest waste generation.
  4. Innovative and practical measures for waste management introduced by various departments of the government, and scientific agencies should be implemented in the campus after making studies on its plausibility.
  5. Communicate the waste management policy of the college with staff, students, and other stakeholders in the campus to ensure all are aware of the waste management strategy followed by the college.
  6. Identify and enable the reuse of waste items wherever feasible, either internally or in association with third parties.
  7. Onsite treatment options such as composting, bio-manure, etc. should be used in the campus.