EVS Committee Report

Members

Committee Chairman:-
             Dr. Manvi Singh

Committee Member:-
             Prof. Sonal Benare,
             Prof. Dinesh Lahori,
             Prof. Navya Dandwani,
             Prof. Sandhya Gawade.

Introduction

The purpose of the Committee is: “To protect the natural and physical environment and aware the students about the sustainable and balanced environmental approaches in order to secure future generations of the college campus”.

Committee Objectives

The committee aims to work in collaboration with other institutions working towards environmental awareness programs and conduct symposia and workshops to keep students updated with new researches and approaches towards keeping our environment in good health.
To conduct more specific long visits to outstation for experience based environmental projects giving tremendous and lasting effect on students.
Motivate students to imbibe habits and life style for minimum waste generation, source separation of waste and disposing the waste to the nearest storage point.
Reducing in-door pollution of the campus by planting best indoor plants, at least 5plants/per student to compensate the concentration of indoor pollutants as well as of carbon-dioxide.
To conduct guest lectures on advanced environmental sustainable topics improving student’s knowledge and to increase inter departmental collaboration from different college.

Activites of the Committee & Courses

“No –Vehicle Day” celebration on 12th January 2019, a step towards spreading awareness for the current environmental issues.
Extension Activity “Cleanliness & Pollution Awareness Campaign with Gurukul: Balashram)” on 23rd October 2018.
A guest lecture was organized on 18th August, 2018 on the topic “Current Environmental Issues and Its Sustainable Approaches” and the lecture delivered by Prof. Amir Mulla, Department of Environmental Sciences, Fergusson College, Pune.
An Industrial Visit to Amul Factory and ICAR-Onion and Garlic Research Institute, located at Rajgurunagar on 3rd February 2018.
A guest lecture was organized on 3rd October, 2017 on the topic “Potential of fungi in Environmental Security” and the lecture delivered by Dr. Rohit Sharma, Scientist, NFCCI,Pashan, Pune.
A Tree- Plantation programme was organized by Environmental Awareness Committee on 9th August, 2017.
Pollution Awareness and Road Safety Campaign was organized on 23rd August 2017 on various PCMC squares. It was a non-violent activity.