Students of SRM College of Nursing SRMIST participated in an essay and oratorical competition on UBA – Swachhata HI Seva 2019 (Ban of single use plastic). The winners were awarded at a ceremony held at the institute’s premises.
The welcome address was given by Dean SRM College of Nursing, Dr C Kanniammal.The presidential address and the prizes were distributed by Registrar Dr N Sethuraman. Felicitation was by Dr V Thirumurugan, Associate Director (CL) and nodal officer –UBA.
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship programme of MHRD, Government of India. SRMIST has been enrolled in UBA 2.0 as participating institute and it was approved in January 2018. The institute has allotted five villages and has implemented government schemes through technology development and customization. A group of our faculties and students visited the villages, identified problems and submitted 59 projects to UBA 2.0. Among 59 projects, 7 projects were approved and funds were sanctioned for three projects. One project, supply of RO water to school students was completed and students benefited.
As per MHRD instruction, SRMIST did a campaign for the ban of single use of plastic in villages and inside the campus under Swachhata Hi Seva 2019. Students and faculties also did Shramdaan and took pledge on plastic free India.