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1 BHU Initiatives on Environment & Sustainable Development Prof. D.P. Singh VC-BHU Prof. D.P. Singh VC, BHU

2 The spacious, green and ecofriendly campus of the Banaras Hindu University- marching towards sustainability

3 BHU- Green by design

4 Unveiling of BHU Environmental Calendar by the Hon’ble President on 14 th March, 2009 Environment & Sustainability Concerns A new Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development: Foundation laying by His Excellency Shri B.L. Joshi, Governor of Uttar Pradesh on 30 th December, 2009 Establishment of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Chair for sustainable agriculture and rural development

5 Released by Hon’ble Chancellor, Dr. Karan Singh on 25 th December, 2009 (Malaviya Jayanti). Policy sets out the principles, priority areas and procedures for implementation, management and evaluation of the environment plan for the university. Priority areas: Energy Water Waste Management Building & Estate Transport Sustainable Resource Acquisition University Environment Management System Environmental Education, Training, Awareness BHU Policy on Environment & Sustainable Development

6 Modernization of garbage collection and disposal system by segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste and use of garbage compactors for reducing volume Guidelines to every faculty and institute of the university to have provision for separation of degradable and non- degradable waste for appropriate disposal by BHU Sanitary and Support Services Burning of fallen tree leaves completely banned on campus Composting of organic waste including flowers and other offerings from Kashi Vishwanath Temple Initiatives for Eco-friendly Campus

7 Solar water heaters in all hostels in phased manner-girls hostels completed, boys hostels going on Solar water heaters in Emergency unit of SS Hospital Solar Water Heaters

8 Rain Water Harvesting Provision for rain water harvesting in all the new buildings Restoration of ponds and creation of new ones

9 Planting of 400 acres of trees at the Rajiv Gandhi South Campus of BHU in order to make university carbon neutral Tree Plantations

10 Caring for Environment Beyond Campus

11 Future Initiatives Establishment of community solar cookers for day time cooking in hostels Biogas generation from food waste of hostel mess, use of resulting gas for cooking and residual compost for flower beds Reuse of treated grey water of hostel bathrooms for irrigation of lawns and flower beds Solar Energy & Energy efficient lighting systems ISO compliant University EMS

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