Eco Club

History

The University Executive Council Resolution dated October 14th, 2014, established the University Eco Club in the Cultural Education Centre.

The purpose of this club is to heighten the environmental awareness of the campus community. It works to improve environmental health with a focus on ecological sustainability as well as the associated social impacts, on campus, regional, national and international levels.

About the Club

University Eco Club markets itself as a support system for people wanting to live a greener lifestyle free from pollution and think for the betterment of the society. At Eco Club we can use our ideas for initiating an eco friendly lifestyle. Environmental protection is a key responsibility for everyone.

Major Environmental Challenges

  • Global Warming & Climate Change
  • Pollution
  • Environmental Degradation
  • Resource Depletion
  • Extinction Of Fauna
  • Waste Management

Mentors

Dr. Izharul Haq Farooqui (Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering) – He has been working in the environmental engineering field for the last twenty five years. The areas of specialization are water and wastewater treatment, Biological treatment, Biodegradation of toxic wastes, corrosion control.

President

Dr. Fasih Raghib Gauhar (Assistant Professor, Department of Law) – Dr. Fasih Raghib Gauhar has been teaching Political Science in the Faculty of Law for about eleven years. His art of pedagogy is interactive and participatory, based on illustrations & case studies. He attends students on individual basis.

Dr. Gauhar has been closely associated with the academic and residential life of the University and served as Warden, Coordinator, Coaching and Guidance Cell, Chief Scrutiny Officer, Member, Anti-ragging Committee Moderation Committee, Placement & Practical/Legal Training Cell, etc.

Secretary (2016-17)

Mr. Murtaza Husain (B.A. III Year, Philosophy)

Activities

Eco Summit 2016 Environment Awareness Forum

  • Waste Management Initiatives
  • Paddle Green
  • Green Warriors
  • Energy Conservation
  • Save Water Campaigns
  • Quiz Wiz
  • Echo Echo
  • Eco Fox Run
  • Poster Making Competition
  • Essay Writing Competition
  • Poetry Writing Competition
  • Slogan Writing Competition
  • Photography Competition
  • Treasure out of Trash

Key Achievements

Since its establishment the University Eco Club has been working on various initiatives and had been successful in nearly all of them like raising awareness by its eco fox run, general forums and getting industrial corporations, students and academics on a common platform by Eco Summit which by now is the most successful event organized by the University Eco Club. Also the club had been premier in supporting the Vice – Chancellors vision of clean AMU, green AMU.

Past Secretaries

  1. Mr. Yasif Iqbal : 2014-2015
  2. Miss. Fatima Khan : 2015-2016
  3. Mr. Murtaza Husain : 2016-contd.

 

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