The Bhoomithrasena club in association with Department of biotechnology, Al-Ameen College conducted an Inter-Collegiate online orientation program on “Solid waste management” on 17 September 2020. This program was conducted as part of our environment protection activities with the aim to give awareness to the student community on proper disposal, recycle and reuse of solid waste.
The orientation program started at 2:30 PM through Google Meet. The program commenced with a silent prayer. The Head of Biotechnology Department, Mrs. Rahimol Ramesh gave the welcome speech, while the Presidential address was delivered by the Principal, Dr. Cini Kurian. During the speech, she spoke about the necessity of proper waste management for a sustainable future. The resource person for the program was Mr. Rafeeq C M , Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioscience, MES College, Marampally. Throughout the program, he emphasized the importance of proper management of solid waste. He also explained about the various methods for converting solid waste into value added products such as vermicompost, biocompost, biogas etc. With the help of statistics, he depicted the possible income which we can generate from waste management. There were 87 participants present in the program, including 64 participants from our college and 22 from different colleges of Kerala. The function came to an end by 3:30 pm. The program Coordinator Mrs. Alphy Nisa Steaphen(coordinator of Bhoomitrasena club) extended a warm vote of thanks to the gathering.