Govt of India confers JU with District Green Champion Award

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 1: The University of Jammu has been conferred with District Green Champion Award 2021-2022 by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India for its exemplary work and contribution to Swachhta extension and awareness that has made difference to its campus and neighbourhood.
The awards, given to only one institution per district, were announced recently. The ranking parameters included green initiatives taken by the varsity in the fields of water management, use of alternative energy sources (Solar Energy), greenery management, waste management (solid and liquid), and land-use management within the campus.
In addition, the environmental consciousness and awareness activities conducted by the University for the members of civil society like the “Save Tawi Campaign” and extension activities organized in the villages adopted by the University under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan were also highlighted in the ranking parameters.
Green Campus Taskforce (GCTF-JU), University of Jammu, had compiled the information on various ranking parameters by taking inputs from concerned departments.