Green Campus

Green Campus

Recently LG Manoj Sinha launched Green Jammu & Kashmir Drive 2023-24 from IIM Jammu.

He said that the next five years will be crucial. The Campuses of our premier educational institutions should be transformed into Green Campus. We need the cooperation and support of all the elected representatives, youth and the people of J&K.

He commended the endeavour of IIM Jammu for planting 10,000 trees around the campus and made valuable suggestions to IIM Jammu to make the campus environment friendly.

He advised the IIM Jammu to install solar power to reduce the carbon footprint, bio-digester and plantation of medicinal plants in the campus and run similar campaigns in nearby villages with the help of students.

He suggested the constitution of Green Campus Committee, having Annual Green Campus Plan and setting up a Biodiversity Park in the campus.

He called upon the students to work with Gram Panchayat, organizations, urban local bodies which will improve the quality and quantity of natural resources and provide economic benefits to the local people.

He directed the Higher Education Department to come out with the green ranking of higher educational institutions of Union Territory.

He handed over cheques from Village Funds to members of Village Panchayat Plantation Committees. He impressed on the Sarpanches for utilizing the funds for public welfare and re-invest the amount in planting more trees.

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