Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Four of MIT Group campuses are Smart Campuses


PUNE: On the eve of World Environment Day, the MIT Group of Institutions have pioneered creating smart campuses across its four locations.The campuses are MIT World Peace University, Kothrud, MIT Art Design and Technology University, MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi and Vishwashanti Gurukul, Pandharpur.

The initiative, Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN) is a project initiated by the TERRE Policy Centre which is a global network of education campuses committed to make tangible contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The project sustainability report of the SCCN was released today at the hands of Dr Rajendra Shende, Chairman of TERRE Policy Centre at the MIT WPU campus. Others present at the occasion were Noted Environmentalist Dr D M More, Prof Dr Vishwanath Karad, Founder President, MAEERS MIT Group of Institutions and Dr L K Kshirsagar, Principal, MAEER's MIT, Pune.

"People should develop a scientific temper and use as much solar energy as possible, completely ban plastic and plant as many trees as possible for a better future,"said Dr More. "Green vegetation is the elixir for human existence and a thought should be spared to conserve it," he added.

Dr Karad, in his address said that MIT Group wholeheartedly supports the call for a ban on plastic given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is our responsibility to do our for the world by taking small but positive steps in terms of preserving our green cover, he added.


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