Initiatives for Eco Friendly Campus @SACM

#Saheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya has adopted various Green Campus Initiatives to achieve the following objectives:

1. To develop alternative measures to solve environmental challenges.

2. To incorporate Green Protocol among students and faculties.

3. To motivate staff, students and teachers through environmental literacy.

4. To establish an efficient way of waste management and recycling systems.

5. To promote campus into plastic free manner.

6. To prevent wasteful and unhealthy use of resources.

7. To ensure waste, water and energy management.

8. To decrease energy consumption to enhance energy utilization efficiency.

9. To change the campus into pollution free and environment friendly manner.

10. Choose Electronics over Paper to promote Paperless Office


The students, staff and teachers of Saheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya actively participated in the green campus campaign. The college executed various programmes and activities. The activities organized under this project are:

1. Plastic free campus: It is a programme organized in the campus that aims to reduce plastic pollution on college campus with special focus on the reduction and elimination of plastic bottles, plastic straws and utensils and plastic food packaging. The college organized various programmes such as plastic free campus campaign, recycling plastic campaign and awareness classes on world environment day, world wild life week, world ozone day. Instead of buying bottled water student took initiative to buy refillable to carry around campus.

2. Waste diversion: The College is trying to composting and recycling programmes. Separate dust bins are provided to collect degradable and non-degradable wastes.

3. Plantation Project: It is a green initiative aims at planting sapling trees around the College campus under the guidance of NSS Unit and Nature Club.

4. Water usage: Rain water harvesting facilities were established for the effective management of water.

5. Energy management and Audit: Energy management is essential for every institution. The college implemented various methods to save energy. They are; • The cycle stand in the campus promoted the use of bicycle by students and security guards. • Solar street lamps are installed in college and to reduce the consumption of electricity. • Instead of CFL lamps LED bulbs were used in campus. Energy Audit has been done for the purpose of assessment of present system and future steps for improvement

6. Green Auditing: The College completed Green Audit to examine the effect of green initiative campaign in campus and its surrounds.

7. Digital communication The College has adopted digital communication, learning and other applications. Notices are served digitally instead of various hard copies. College is equipped with online versions of study materials. Professors opt to use electronic textbooks over paper ones and students take notes digitally. As long as college students and faculty continue choosing electronic learning instead of traditional paper products, they’re becoming greener.


8. The college has taken initiatives for ISO certification.


Eco Friendly Campus (Some Photographs)