Marwadi University Receives ‘One District One Green Champion’ Award 2020-21

“A ‘green campus’ and sustainability-oriented curriculum is a priority area for Marwadi University." Prof. Sandeep Sancheti, Provost, Marwadi University

Gujarat’s Rajkot-based Marwadi University (MU) has received the prestigious ‘One District One Green Champion’ award conferred by the Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), Ministry of Education, for the district of Rajkot. As a proud recipient of this ‘swachhta’ award, especially during Covid-19 times, the University reaffirms its commitment to sustainability and impactful environmental advocacy.

Incidentally, MU is the first university to house the Energy Swaraj Ashram, a solar incubation centre based on the Gandhian ‘Gram Swaraj’ model, that will help the University generate, nurture and promote young entrepreneurs in the energy sector. 

MU has also designed a course in agricultural science to impart knowledge on sustainable precision farming and smart agriculture. The curriculum comprises the study of agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology and plant breeding and agriculture management, and is supplemented by field visits and experiential learning.

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