Malnad College of Engineering is blessed with the lush green campus with more than 5 acres of forest cover. Known for quality education around the world, MCE campus is also popular among morning walkers due to the big trees rendering fresh oxygen to the environment. More than 1000 teak trees are planted behind the boy's hostel. The fresh makeover at the entrance of the college will be welcoming the visitors with a beautiful garden. Recently 1972 alumnus batch has donated 50 Kadamba tree saplings whose benefits are mentioned in Indian mythology. An eco-park is maintained by students of eco-club who also actively take care of the cleanliness of the campus. To promote effective waste management, E-waste and recycling bins will be placed in the college canteen. To preserve water, rainwater harvesting is done and stored in a big tank which is used for gardening purpose. With the continuous effort of students, staff and management, the college has maintained an eco-friendly environment in the campus.
All the campuses of the University designed eco-friendly and landscaped with extensive gardens, Plantation with recycled water. The entire university campuses are maintained as a non-smoking zone. The significant initiatives implemented are:
- Energy Conservation
- Use of renewable energy through solar systems and wind mill turbine unit.
- Rainwater Harvesting and Sewage Treatment and Recycling Plant
- Carbon neutrality effort by tree plantation
An e-waste management policy and its implementations are coordinated by the Computer Science Department. Between the periods of 2011-2015, two Environment awareness programme conducted and both of these programmes were funded by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and one "Renewable energy Resources Mela" was conducted successfully for the Students and teachers from 15 schools in the districts of Chennai, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram.
ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS TO STUDENTS & PUBLIC
Campus cleaning day is followed periodically with about 200 students participating as part of awareness creation
Environmental Awareness Programme on Biodiversity Conservation – Vermicomposting – Awareness to Public including local farmers in Pandithamedu Village, Kanchipuram District, funded by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) Under National Environment Awareness Campaign 2013 – 2014 (Rs. 12,000/-) Programme organized on 8th February 2014.
Student volunteers involved in Environment awareness programs.
NO SMOKING ZONE
All our campuses are maintained as non-smoking zone
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