Restricted Entry of Automobiles
The college restricts the use of vehicles on campus with a vehicle policy that allows vehicles on odd- even number basis. The teaching and non- teaching staff and the students are encouraged to use public transport system at least one day per month mandatorily as part of ‘Harithadinacharam’, an initiative of NSS, the third day of the fourth week of every month. As per the college norms, entry of all vehicles is banned inside the campus during working hours. Vehicle pooling is a regular practice followed by the teaching and non- teaching staff which contributes to low carbon emission. More than 90% of students use public transport for their journey to and from college on a daily basis.
Use of Bicycles /Battery Powered Vehicles
The college promotes the use of bicycles by the staff and students. Some of the teaching staff regularly uses bicycles for transportation. Awareness and promotion activities are conducted to promote use of cycles for travel to and from college. As part of World Bicycle Day, “Wheelolum Penma”, a 60 km bicycle rally was conducted under the auspices of NSS.
Pedestrian Friendly Pathways
Student’s vehicles are not permitted inside the campus making the space pedestrian friendly which is strictly monitored by the securities. The college has separate entry and exit pathways to facilitate the movement of vehicles.
Ban on Use of Plastic
The college has been declared a plastic free campus. Our institution has banned the use of single use plastic (less than 35 microns) materials. The fests organised by the various departments promote the use of paper pens and paper files. The college has also initiated the production and distribution of paper pens to the students. Paper carry bags are used in canteen for take aways. Green protocol is encouraged during the conduct of fest and events in the campus by promoting jute and paper files and paper pens/ink pens.
Landscaping with trees and plants
An Orchid Garden is well maintained by the Department of Botany and Bhoomithrasena club. Potted plants are well maintained in the college campus.