- To spread awareness about environmental pollution and to reduce pollution in the University campus
- To use different media such as short films, audio, visual and print, advertisements, hoarding, posters, seminars, workshops, competitions, meetings etc. for spreading messages concerning environment and awareness
- To prepare and organize students’ participation for preservation and conservation of environment
A one day workshop on Seedballs, a permaculture technique for growing seeds in an easy and effective way was conducted on 28.08.2017 to create awareness about a simple way of plantation. 145 students participated in the event and expressed their interest in making the university green and eco friendly.
The ECO Club students carried out the Mosquito Repellent Programme near the ladies hostel in Jan 2017. Changing the salinity of water makes it unfit for mosquito breeding. So the club students prepared small jute bags filled with husk. Then they dipped them in crude oil and placed them in stagnated water.
Our directors inaugurated the second phase of the terrace organic garden on the Central Library Terrace on Founder's Day, 5th October 2016
First Phase of Terrace Gardening-Our Directors inaugurated the first phase of terrace gardens on 15th August 2016, Eco club along with Rotaract club of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology developed a 100sq.ft.terrace garden in Administration building, International Research Centre, ECE Block, CSE Block, 14th Block, Biotechnology Department and Chemical Engineering Department.
Organic Terrace Farming was inaugurated in Chemical Engineering Department by Director Dr.Mariazeena Johnson on 5th April, 2016.
Our University celebrated Earth Hour 2016 in association with WWF Tamil Nadu at our campus
Earth hour is a periodical event participated by the members of Eco club. The Management of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology in association with WWF Chennai and eco club members observed the Earth Hour on 28th March 2015 at 8.30 pm at Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology
Eco market setup in 2015 FEMFEST had a great response from girls of our University and other colleges
Eco club students cultivated mushrooms in waste pet bottles during December, 2014 and January, 2015. Ladies finger was also cultivated in the campus during February, 2015
Eco club conducted an Eco awareness program and drawing competition in Government High School –Hastinapuram on 21st December 2014 and distributed gifts to students and their parents
Eco club students conducted a workshop on 3rd September, 2014 on making useful things from waste pet bottles, paper, glass, cardboards, ice cream sticks etc.,
Eco club members actively created an eco market from recycled waste products during Technosummit (3rd-5th sep) 2014
On 4th April 2014 club students prepared paper bags, which they gave to shops in Sholinganallur area and exchanged them for plastic bags to create an awareness on the detrimental effects of using plastic bags.
Eco club members observed the Earth Hour on 29th March 2014 at 8.30 P.M at Spencer Plaza, Chennai, which was presided by our beloved Director Madam, Dr.Mariazeena Johnson.
On 8th March 2014, Eco club members visited Sri Srinivasa Paper Mill Pvt.Ltd and were briefed about the procedure of recycling waste paper
The club commenced work on 14th February 2014 in an eco farm in our University campus with the activity of growing vegetables using organic fertilizers
Farmers were felicitated and eco club members were awarded certificates
The club students visited two of our adopted schools namely Panchayat Union Middle School at Thenmelpakkam and Government High School at Kumizhi and distributed the hand made seedballs to the school children on 21st March 2018.