The Nature Club of Al-Ameen College organized a seminar on “Biodegradable waste management and importance of Medicinal plants under the sponsorship of Department of environment and Climate Change on 8th February, 2018. The main objective of this programme is to create mass awareness among students and other target groups about Biodegradable waste management and to take measures for environment protection. The importance of medicinal plants was also a major part of this programme.
Talk on Biodegradable Waste Management
This session was handled by a senior member of Kerala Sathra Sahitya Parishad. He began the session by discussing the importance Waste management and the different types of waste and the ill effects of these wastes if not managed well. He emphasised mainly on the advantages of biodegradable waste in different sectors especially agriculture. He then made the students aware of the utilization of these waste in the form of Biogas, Vermi compost etc. All the problems related to Waste management was discussed among the students. The class was very informative and interactive
Talk on “ Importance Of Medicinal Plants”
This session focused on the medicinal properties of plants seen in our day to day life. It made the students aware of the important role played by various species of plants in eradication of certain diseases. The session went through a presentation in which many plants of medicinal values were introduced to the students. The resource person requested each participant to plant some medicinal plants in their house. The session was very informative and interactive.
Planting Medicinal Plants
The programme was extremely useful for the students to know about the Importance of Medicinal Plants .Dr. Anita Nair; Principal of Al-Ameen College planted a sapling in the campus and distributed the saplings to the students. Almost 50 saplings were planted in the college campus. The seminars provide a platform to students to know about the medicinal plants, its beneficial aspects as well as to promote its role in day to day medicines and use for enhancing the overall level of human health, growth and development. Nature club collected various varieties of medicinal plants from OUSHADHI and planted in the college campus. All the students were given plants to be planted in their homes.