Conservation of Energy is one of the primary areas of concern for Bidhannagar College. Efforts are made to increase the usage of alternate and renewable sources of energy as well as recycling of available natural sources for usable purposes.
The following measures are taken within the institution’s premises to curtail wastage of energy and maintain optimum conservation. Sustenance of nature is the key concern for the institution in this regard.
Conservation of solar energy is practiced within the college campus. The principal and his office as well as all the departments of the college has one electric point (either light or fan) with the solar energy plant which is installed in the terrace of the college.
Bidhannagar College (with the initiative of the Department of Botany) has constructed rain water harvesting infrastructure which provides supply of water for the purpose of cleaning and gardening in the institution.
Bidhannagar College, over the years, have tried to maintain carbon neutrality through a number of following measures:
Plantation programs within the college premise programme are held in a regular basis. The gardener of the College effectively maintains the college garden which includes planting of new flower plants. Moreover, there is a Medicinal Garden – ‘Parasar Udyan’ maintained by the Department of Botany which is not only integral to the study of the UG syllabus but also an important instrument for environment consciousness.
Hazardous Waste Management:
“Prakriti Porichoy” under the aegis of WWF was initiated from the year 2013.