Wednesday, Date: Mar 29, 2023 Time: 3:28 pm

MCM holds Case Study Competition on innovative techniques for waste management

Chandigarh : The Institution Innovation Council and Department of Computer Science and Applications at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, under the aegis of Swachhta Committee of the college, organised a competition on ‘Case Study on Innovative techniques used to manage waste’. The primary purpose of this competition was to raise awareness among students about the various innovative approaches for waste management being adopted by organisations, cities, villages and individuals. This activity required the students to conduct research about innovative waste management strategies and encouraged them to apply those in their areas. A total of 14 teams comprising of students from different streams enthusiastically participated in the competition. The participants submitted case studies on zero waste project, innovative model of Alappuzha, oil from plastic waste, flower recycling, solid waste management by Chandigarh, waste management in Leh, Asia’s cleanest village Mawlynnong, Indian startups’ waste management techniques and the innovative practices adopted by MCM to manage waste. The first three teams were awarded cash prizes.
Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava lauded this initiative to sensitise students about the different approaches to innovative waste management. She informed that a pioneer on various fronts, MCM has also adopted waste management techniques like biogas production from mess waste, sewage treatment plant, production of oyster mushroom from kitchen waste, vermicomposting and composting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *