Chellammal Women’s College of the Pachaiyappa’s Trust,
Guindy, Chennai -32
Key Objectives of ECO Club
i. To promote environmental awareness among students
ii. To spread environment education, especially in the non-formal system among students
iii. To facilitate development of education/training materials and aids in the formal education sector;
iv. To promote environment education through existing educational/scientific/research institutions;
v. To ensure training and manpower development for environment education, awareness and training;
vi. To mobilize student’s participation for preservation and conservation of environment
vii. Motivate the students to keep their surroundings green and clean by undertaking plantation of trees.
viii. Promote ethos of conservation of water by optimizing the use of water.
ix. Motivate students to imbibe habits and life style for minimum waste generation, source separation of waste and disposing the waste to the nearest storage point.
x. To develop skills of observation, experimentation, survey, recording, analysis, reasoning needed for conserving environment through activities
xi. Organise seminars, debates, lectures and popular talks on environmental issues in the school to motivate the students to keep their surroundings green and clean.
xii. Grow kitchen gardens, maintain vermi-composting pits, construct water harvesting structures in college, practice paper recycling etc.
Faculty members involved in this program are
Dr.K.Anbarasi, Assistant Professor, Department of Maths.
Dr.C.Revathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry.
Dr.S.Kanimozhi, Assistant Professor, Department of Tamil.
Dr.G. Lakshmi Sai,Assistant Professor, Department of Botany.
Dr. N. Ramani, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce.
Dr. R. Bargavi, Assistant Professor, Department of English.
Ms. Abinaya, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce.
Eco Club was inaugurated by the initiative of Dr.G.Premasundari, Principal i/c in Chellammal Campus. Eco club inauguration was merged with one day conference conducted by Environmental information System Resource Partner in collaboration with Chellammal Women’s Collegeof the Pachaoyappa’s Truston “ International day for Biological Diversity- Theme – Building a shared future for all life” on 16.05.2022 in Seminar Hall. Prof.N.Munuswamy,D.Sc., Professor & Founder of Envis Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Madras inaugurated the Eco club. Dr. C.Arulvasu, Envis coordinator, Department of Zoology, University of Madras, and Scientists cum Deputy Director, Chennai snake Park were graced the conference.
Club Activities on 2022-2023
On 15.08.2022 as a part of CSR activity of HDFC Bank Ltd mini MIYAWAKI forest was created in our college campus. Around 100 saplings of our country native trees were planted on this occasion.
An art competition was conducted on world biodiversity day, best three drawings were selected and the students were given certificates.
The prize winners are
- S(B.Com, II yr) – First Prize
- Shalini,(B.Sc, Physics, III yr) – Second Prize
- V(B.Com, III Yr) – Third Prize
- Poojitha (B.A, English, III Yr) – Third Prize
Ozone day was celebrated on 16.09.22 and awareness slogans and pamphlets were distributed to the students.
On the occasion of “VAR- AGAINST, ENVIRONMENT VALLALAR AWARENESS PROGRAMME – 2022”, an invited talk program was arranged to students to create awareness on the importance POLLUTED Environment INFERTILE Soil RUINED Water Bodies. Competition of Paper Presentation, Poster Presentation, Poem Presentation (Kavithai) were organized along with ENVIS, YATHA GREEN COUNCIL OF INDIA (YGC INDIA) ,THE ROTARY CLUB OF CHENNAI MERAKI DT 3232, IWC MEENAMBAKKAM and PROWIS CORPORATE on 13.10.2022 in Seminar Hall nearly with 100 students both from shift I and Shift II.
DZUM EIACP PC RP Chennai, Taminadu conducted an awareness program on “Life style for environment”on 23.01.2023 Dr.Annapoorani, Senior Program Officer, ENVIS, Mrs. Revathi, Data Entry officer, Mr.Thirumurugan, Mr.Sivamurugan were intiated this event in chellammal college. The program was hels in Chellammal Arangam with nearly 70 students from various departments and the same was tweeted by government MOEF tweet on the same day.