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Green Initiatives

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Green Initiatives

The University takes pride in the fact that it promotes the concept of environmental sustainability. The main areas of focus are setting up infrastructure for natural resources, energy conservation and renewable energy, waste management, water usage, transportation, and environmental education.

Jagan Nath University has undertaken various initiatives to set up an Eco-Friendly and green campus conservation of biodiversity, in its endeavor for conservation of healthy ecosystems. The University has embarked on a plantation drive spread over 50 acres of its main campus. The major initiatives taken in this regard include:

  • Setting-up the infrastructure: University campus is situated amid sylvan green and arboreal landscape. The classrooms, administrative office, library, etc. are designed in such a way that optimal use of natural daylight is ensured. The rooms and corridors are well ventilated. Green spaces between blocks keep the ambience pleasant and the temperature is cool in summer and pleasantly warm in winters. In rainy season, the campus is a visual treat to watch. The campus has green landscaping of plants which covers around 30% of the area, having varieties of plants which includes Ashok, Semal, Ritha, Neem, Cassia, Nerium, and Ficus, etc. Variegated cropping of more than 2000 plants has also been established as university farmland. In Department of Agriculture a poly house, small herbal garden are also maintained. Students also participate in campaigns like "Plantation Drive" in and around the campus.
  • Energy conservation and renewable energy: Classrooms, administrative rooms, library, etc. are designed to use natural light to the maximum with minimal use of electricity in artificial lighting. The University has roof-top solar panel installations at different buildings with an installed capacity of 200 KW. A solar heater 8000 ltr capacity is also installed.
  • Water management and rain water harvesting: The University has invested resources to ensure rain water management. Surface water, all drainage and rain water is collected through perforated covers and is arranged to flow through channels attached with chambers and waste water is collected into a rain water harvesting tank which recharges the sub-soil aquifer through steel funnel.
    University has a central sewage plant with sewage treatment capacity of 100 kld. The treated water is used for gardening and horticulture.
  • Solid Waste management: Waste disposal has emerged into an industry and is more than just removing waste. Organic waste generated at the university is collected to create compost at 5 vermin compost pits at the campus. Composts are being utilized for plantation and poly house.