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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus Awarded Prestigious “Platinum” Certification under IGBC Green Campus Rating System

November 25, 2023 - 10:02
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus Awarded Prestigious “Platinum” Certification under IGBC Green Campus Rating System

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Coimbatore campus proudly announces its latest achievement in sustainability and environmental stewardship. On November 7, 2023, the campus was officially awarded the coveted “Platinum” level certification under the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Campus Rating System.

This prestigious recognition marks a significant milestone in our commitment to creating a sustainable and eco-friendly educational environment. The Platinum certification, the highest level of recognition offered by the IGBC, underscores our dedication to implementing green practices and infrastructure throughout the campus.

Prior to this achievement, the campus has been recognized for its green initiatives with several prestigious awards:

  1. Swachhta Rankings: The campus was awarded the Number One Rank in the ‘Technical Institutions’ category in the Swachhta Rankings for the years 2017 and 2018, released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. This award highlighted our relentless efforts in maintaining a clean and green campus.
  2. One District One Green Champion: For the academic year 2020-2021, we received the first rank for Coimbatore district under the ‘One District One Green Champion’ rating. This accolade was presented by the Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE) of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, acknowledging our significant contributions to environmental sustainability.

The Platinum certification process involved rigorous assessments of the campus’s sustainability initiatives, including energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management, and the integration of green spaces. Our efforts have not only reduced the campus’s environmental footprint but also created a healthier and more inspiring space for students and faculty.

The award ceremony was graced by esteemed authorities from the Indian Green Building Council, who presented the Platinum certification to the campus officials. This accolade is a testament to the tireless efforts of our faculty, students, and staff, who have collectively fostered an ethos of environmental responsibility and innovation.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham remains committed to advancing its green initiatives and inspiring other educational institutions to follow a path towards sustainability. We believe that our efforts will pave the way for a greener future in the realm of higher education.

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