Activities

GENERAL ACTIVITY:

Student Drawing Competition on “Wetlands & Water”

APSCC is organizing a Drawing Competition for students on “Wetlands & Water” marking this years theme on World Wetlands Day ...
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Pollution Prevention, Topsoil Ecology & Ecosystem Restoration, for Soil Sustenance and Organic Food Production

According to FAO, soil is a natural body consisting of layers (soil horizons) that are composed of weathered mineral materials, ...
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Wildlife Protection & Conservation Network

India is a diverse country rich in biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge. In this century, ecosystems are either being fragmented ...
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Cotton Bag Drive at NSS Camp

APSCC promotes cotton bag drive at the 7-day special camp of the National Service Scheme (NSS) conducted at the Kamban ...
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WWD-2019 Rally

Rally to save Wetlands

APSCC in partnership with State NSS Coordinator and Indira Gandhi College of Arts and Science organized a state level rally to ...
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WWD-2019 Drawing Competition

Wetlands and Climate Change – Drawing Competition

On this day when people come together to celebrate the World Wetlands Day, APSCC organized a Drawing Competition under the theme Wetlands ...
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Going Green in College

According to Affordable Colleges Online, Going green in college usually isn’t a solitary pursuit; there are plenty of other students ...
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A visit to the IFP Herbarium

APSCC organized a students study visit to the Herbarium of French Institute of Pondicherry. The Herbarium, popularly known as HIFP was established ...
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2016 Schools Sustainability Challenge

The Trust for Sustainable Living organized the 2016 Schools Sustainability Challenge Trophy in Dubai on 18-21 April 2016. Javahar Navodaya ...
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Green Campus Initiative as a cooperative Movement

Although the term ‘Sustainable Development’ goes back to many decades, it was substantially enhanced since the Brundtland Report (1987), which ...
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Sustainable Campus Challenge

The Sustainable Campus Challenge – 2013 is being organized as a parallel event to the Green Campus Summit for high schools, ...
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EVENTS:

UNEP – Nature Based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience

We are happy to announce that the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) will ...
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APSCC partners with Economic Times for the SDG Summit 2021

A thriving society in a dynamic environment! ...
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World Environment Day 2021 #EcosystemRestoration

APSCC partners with “The Green Institute” for the World Environment Day Virtual symposium themed “Nature is Calling,” that will take ...
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World Wetland Day 2021 Celebration

The ‘World Wetlands Day 2021’ and the ‘50th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention’, is celebrated at Pondicherry University, in partnership ...
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Spotlight on green business ideas

Imagine a robot that tends to the garden and disposes of sullage or a grid of ceramic tubes that generate ...
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Student Induction Programme @ KMCPGS

Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate Studies organized Student Induction Programme cum Week of Welcome for First-Year PG Students as stipulated ...
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Bioelectrochemical Technologies for Waste to Energy Conversion and Resource Recovery

Center for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering – Pondicherry University partnered with NSERB INDIA and APSCC in organizing a National ...
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MEDIA:

Environment Award – 2016

The Department of Science Technology and Environment, Govt. of Puducherry, confers the “Environment Award – 2016” for the individual category ...
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Green Campus Champion Award

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Alumni Association (JANVAA) honored the APSCC founders for promoting ‘green campus’ strategies. The school’s concept of ...
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VIT bags award at the Green Campus Summit

VIT University, Vellore, has bagged the Campus Challenge 2013 Award conferred by the Association for Promoting Sustainability in Campuses and ...
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Look beyond campus greening: Chief Minister

Emphasizing the need for people to play an active role in increasing the green cover in Puducherry, Chief Minister N ...
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Clarion call to protect green cover

Exhorting industries and educational institutions to play a leading role in environmental protection, former Chief Minister N Rangasamy said people ...
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Campus communities have the opportunity to showcase thought leadership on sustainability

Green Campus Summit 2013 gets underway this week. We spoke with Organizing Committee Chairman, Mr. Nandhivarman Muthu, about the pivotal ...
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PARTNERSHIPS:

APSCC partners with Economic Times for the SDG Summit 2021

A thriving society in a dynamic environment! ...
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Climate Launchpad – An International Green Business Idea Competition

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APSCC partners for the 4th Indian Biodiversity Contest

The Association for Promoting Sustainability in Campuses and Communities (APSCC) partners with the 4th Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC-2017) and organizes ...
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APSCC partners with GSP- Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

APSCC partners with the Global Soil Partnership, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to promote food security ...
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APSCC partners with Sustainability Literacy Test

Created following the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20 and built to further and contribute to the Sustainable Development ...
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APSCC partners with 2011-2020 UN decade on Biodiversity

APSCC has partnered with the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity and have made a long-term commitment to promote the Decade ...
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APSCC partners with ULSF

New partnership between the Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF) and the Association for Promoting Sustainability in ...
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IIT-Madras and APSCC partners for Sustainability Network Summit – 2014

The S-Net team at IIT-Madras in collaboration with APSCC had organized the yearly summit in 2014 that consisted of a ...
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RESOURCES:

The Role of Universities and their Leaders Facing the Grand Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainability

This research project investigated the role that higher education can play in addressing the challenges of sustainability and climate change, ...
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Training and Capacity Building for the Compliance of ‘Green Protocol’ @Puducherry – Regenerative Agriculture

‘Training and Capacity Building for the Compliance of “Green Protocol” @ Puducherry’, was provided to the Post Graduate Students of ...
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Comprehensive Green Protocol

To overcome the ever-increasing shortage of natural resources and unsustainable waste management practices, a ‘comprehensive green protocol’ was required. In ...
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SLAPSWM – Souvenir

As we embark on the Sustainable Development Goals, we are reminded that awareness education is central to UNEP’s mandate of ‘inspiring, ...
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Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods and Perspectives

As an objective of the Green Campus Summit, the team published the book titled “Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods ...
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PROJECTS:

The Role of Universities and their Leaders Facing the Grand Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainability

This research project investigated the role that higher education can play in addressing the challenges of sustainability and climate change, ...
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Green Protocol for Wetlands

The Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University, Prof. Gurmeet Singh, and the Deputy Conservator of Forests and Wildlife, Smt. Vanjulavalli Sridhar, IFS, ...
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Training and Capacity Building for the Compliance of ‘Green Protocol’ @Puducherry – Regenerative Agriculture

‘Training and Capacity Building for the Compliance of “Green Protocol” @ Puducherry’, was provided to the Post Graduate Students of ...
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Green Protocol Compliance at the Chief Secretariat

Under the direction of Mr. P. Jawahar, IAS, Secretary to Government (Smart City) & Mr. P. Parthiban, IAS, Secretary to ...
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Plants to Mitigate Indoor Air Pollution

APSCC’s research team was invited to conduct an assessment of indoor air pollution in the Chief Secretariat Office of Puducherry ...
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Climate and Vulnerability Assessment of ‘Oussudu Lake’

Freshwater biomes like ponds, lakes, catchment areas, streams, rivers, and even oceans are irreversibly polluted, because of extensive urbanization and ...
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Climate and Vulnerability Assessment of ‘Bahour Lake’

Water bodies like tanks/ponds/ooranies and rivers are an inherent part of Indian society and culture. They play a significant role ...
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Climate and Vulnerability Assessment of ‘Kanagan Lake’

Green Protocol is a set of non-negotiable and/or standard operating procedures (SOP) where environmentally responsible practices, education, and research go ...
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