Paryavaran Mitra 

Objectives of the Paryavaran Mitra  government College Osian, Jodhpur is well known for its qualityeducation and green campus. The Paryavaran Mitra Cell created by government College provides an ideal way to create environmental awareness among the future generation.


• Inculcate the Green protocol among students and faculties.

• Dissemination of environmental literacy to motivate students, teachers and supporting staff.

 • Establishment of an efficient way for waste management and recycling systems.

• Energy optimization for enhancing energy utilization.

 • Transformation of the campus into pollution free and environmentally friendly zone.

• Green Campaign initiative focusing students regarding awareness of the benefits for adopting green practices.

Context:  The natural location advantage to this green campus offers countless opportunities to enhance the eco-friendly practices in the campus. The current global climate crisis imposes the institution to consider the environment consciousness as its paramount duty to develop its high standards for environmental friendliness and applaud the practices that continue to arrange and work on the cutting edge of environmental innovation. The college deems it as its prior responsibility to make society aware of deteriorating environmental parameters and also prodding them to adopt ecofriendly ways through environmental policy advocacy, promoting environmental awareness and local participation in conservation efforts to minimize the threat.

Practice: The following initiatives have been taken in the campus to contribute to the noble cause of Environmental Consciousness and Sustainability:

  1. Green Campus Campaign: The College familiarized green campus campaign to promote sustainable and eco-friendly follows in the campus and to make the earth inhabitable for the living beings which is essential for the profitability of future generation.
  2.  Plastic Free Campus: The programme aims to reduce plastic pollution in the college campus with special focus on the reduction and elimination of plastic bottles, plastic straws, utensils and plastic food packaging. Instead of buying bottled water students are encouraged students to use refillable like stainless steel bottles or glasses instead of plastic bottles.
  3. Waste Diversion: The College has executed composting and recycling programmes. Separate dust bins are provided to collect degradable and non-degradable wastes in solid, liquid and e waste forms. The biodegradable waste is put in the Vermi Compost units so that it gets converted into organic manure. The non-degradable waste is given to approve local vendors. E-waste, like mother board etc. is used by the students to retrieve important electronic components for reuse in project works.
  4. Water Usage:The rain water harvesting system was established in the campus for the effective management of water. This innovative measure has contributed tremendously towards the alleviation of water shortage. Rain water harvesting and waste diversion was beneficial for drinking water.
  5.  Energy Management: The College implemented various methods to save energy. The LED bulbs are used in the campus. The Solar Energy system has been ordered and soon the campus is going to be environment friendly campus.
  6. Green Audit, Environment Audit and Energy Audit: With the initiative of Paryavaran Mitra , the awareness programmes are conducted on environmental issues. The club also examined the effects of green initiative campaign in campus and a review was conducted regularly. The college conducts Green Audit, Environment Audit and Energy Audit.
  7.  Tree Plantation Drive: The College has organized Tree Plantation regularly in monsoon season with students in the college premises.
  8. Other Practices: The Environment Education is a part of our curriculum. Our students understand the value of extras derived from clean and green environment. Energy consumption in the college has been drastically minimized by arranging awareness programmes on the indispensability and compulsion of energy saving besides putting stickers (Switch-off the equipments and lights when not required!) on switch boards and all connected places.
  9. Motivate students to inculcate habits and lifestyle for minimum wastage and follow Moto of RRR that is reduce, reuse and recycle.


Impact of the Practice:

• The concept of green campus campaign and environmental friendly practices in the campus resulted in growing a clean and green campus.

• The workshops and seminars on environmental issues created awareness among the students.

• Proper waste management system for all types of waste produced in the campus. Disposal of non-degradable and degradable wastes into separate dust bins facilitated the waste management more effortlessly.

• Use of renewable and sustained energy sources like LED bulb inside the campus.

• The Paryavaran Mitra and Energy Conservation Club have succeeded in fostering an energy conservation culture and attitude among students, staff and masses in nearby areas.

• Neatness programs conducted by NSS and NCC time to time. Maintenance of garden and various play grounds by NSS in charge, and Sport in charge respectively.

• Encourage to students and teachers for save electricity, save papers, save waters, use of dust beans etc.

• Environmental awareness program (single use of plastics awareness) conducted by NSS unit of the college.

• “Vermi Compost” uses to prepare inside the college campus and use it as organic fertilizers.

 Obstacles faced and strategies adopted to Overcome:

The financial resources are always needed to secure success in organizing these programs. The coordination from external agencies is required to put theory in practice. The programme with external agencies should be organized to let people of the area understand the importance of environment cleanliness and up gradation.