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The mission of the eco club is "Go Green initiative" to raise the students' "interest" over environmental issues and to get the students actively involved in environmental matters from their own area. The club also seeks to conserve nature's heritage by education and direct conservation efforts to spread awareness about good environmental practices like for a ban on plastic, proper dumping of garbage, planting of tress etc. within Shyam Lal College.
Eco-Club of Shyam Lal College, University of Delhi is going to play vital role in creating environmental awareness amongst the future generation. It is actively engaged in overall environmental education by adopting various environment friendly approaches for conservation and preservation of environment as in reflected from the following mission's statements.
Don't ever get discouraged. Aim straight for the goal and prove that you can change the world. Remember about the power of one. But keep in mind the power of many. Here at Eco-Club we will do it together and will succeed. Let your creative side explore. Don't ever, ever give up.The activities of the Eco-Club are:
Eco-club aims to promote, monitor and operate environmental activities of the college. Eco-club volunteers participated in various social/ environmental activities of the college as well as outside the college premises. This created environmental awareness among the students and future generation. Cleanliness drive was conducted during the Election time. All the volunteers of Eco club propagated eco-friendly step towards environment in which they interacted with the students and articulated them about the importance of paper, its uses and misuses in the college campus.
Eco club volunteers of Shyam Lal College went to Shahdara area near Welcome Metro Station to spread awareness about the environmental damage through plastic bags. They also distributed cloth-bags to them free of cost. The main objective of the drive was to sensitize the students as well as the local vendors of nearby area to minimize the use of plastic bags, not to throw them in public places as they choke drains, causing water logging. The water-logged areas are natural breeding grounds for mosquitoes
To promote values conducive to the beautification of the College and to spread awareness regarding trees and their importance. Eco club volunteers have started conveying the eco-friendly messages through wall painting, planting trees, dead tree painting and by other means like stone gardening etc.
Eco club, Shyam Lal College organised the Eco-Fest on 26th -28th Oct with the aim to aspire towards environment well-being and to raise the students' interest over environmental issues. Eco-club was started to create awareness regarding Herbal/Medicinal plants. Herbal garden was started in the College premises with the collaboration of Ministry of Department of Environment. Eco-fest was organised and various environment related programmes/ activities were conducted like Rangoli competition (Theme - Environment), Poster making competition (Theme- ozone layer depletion), Quiz competition (Theme –Paris climatic changes), Nukkad Natak (Theme antifire crackers campaign), Debate (Theme River Yamuna about to die youth kiAwaz) and also students joined hands to form Human chain in the college premise as a part to shows support towards rising pollution and various environmental issues. Participants not only from our college but from various colleges actively participated in this fest and took part in various competitions. Winners of all the events were given awards and certificates. The events was honoured by the presence of Chief guest Dr. S.B. Sabata (Senior Scientific Officer, Ministry Of Environment) and Dr. Rabi Narayan Kar, Principal of our college and Head Department of Environment Dr. Arkaja Gosawami.
In present Scenario as all of us are now aware how plants are significant to us so in this direction a step was taken by Dr. Arkaja Goswami, Head of Department, Chemistry & Environmental Studies to develop Herbal garden in college premises and acquainted the students its importance with collaboration of delhi.gov.in which was held on 26th October 2016. Inauguration of Herbal Garden was done by our esteemed guest Dr. B. C. Sabata (Sr. Scientific Officer) Department of Environment in the premises of the Shyam Lal College. The newly created herbal garden is intended to bring in awareness about the rich heritage and diversity of Medicinal Plants like Tulsi, Lemon grass, Ajwan, Kalpavriksh etc. These plants are natural home remedial cure for a variety of diseases. The herbal garden came into being with the team work of Eco-club volunteers.
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