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Email! principal@stthomas.ac.in

SES REC Cell2022-05-11T14:29:17+05:30

CLUBS & CELLS

Social Entrepreneurship, Swachhta & Rural Engagement Cell (SES REC)

THRUST AREAS

SANITATION AND HYGIENE (CAMPUS) ● Post COVID19 Sanitation Measures and Drill
● Clean and functional toilets (365×24)
● Safe drinking water (365 x24)
● Clean surroundings
● Clean buildings/rooms
● Campus Landscaping
● Zero Littering

SANITATION & HYGIENE (COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Organizeawareness programmes for better sanitation practices like using the toilet, hand washing, health and hygiene awareness and garbage disposal
● Work with SHGs for mask making and other similar activities
● Perform Nukkad Nataksor street plays around Swachhta and Covid 19
● Conduct surveys and door-to-door meetings to drive behavioral change with respect to sanitation behaviour
● Participate in Monitoring committees is to stop open defecation in villages
● Prepare Information Education Communication Material(IEC) or wall paintingsto promote Swachhta Activities
● Set up RO plants in villages for safe and clean drinking water
● Setting up telemedicine and mobile health care centres
● Support Asha workers with innovative tools to ease their work
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field

WASTE MANAGEMENT (CAMPUS) ● Campus/Dept wise wasteaudit
● Campus/Deptwaste segregation
● Reduction in waste, month-on-month
● Recycling waste (paper, organic waste form canteens and kitchens)
● Set up compost pit for recycling waste
● Ban plastic use in the campus
● Banflexi banners (Only cloth banners to be used)
● Paperless work – use of email, WhatsApp for communication

WASTE MANAGEMENT
(COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Village households’& public offices’ waste audit
● Village households’& public offices’ waste segregation
● Village households’ & public offices’ waste recycling mechanisms to be set up
● Recycling Farm waste
● Setting up community compost pits in villages
● Awareness camps for Clean and Green Village (Zero Littering – IEC Material) including banning single-use plastic
● Installing bio-gas plants
● Innovative Technology based solutions for rural waste recycling (eg cow dung cake making machine, converting solid waste into bricks, etc)
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field

WATER MANAGEMENT(CAMPUS) ● Audit of water sources in the campus
● Audit of monthly water use in the campus
● Audit of drinking water on campus (bottled water)
● Constructing/Increasing no. of Rain Water Harvesting pits in the campus
● Fixing leaky taps
● Recycling water (grey, brown and black)
● Activities for recharging dry borewells

WATER MANAGEMENT
(COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Audit of water sources in the village
● Audit of drinking water in the village
● Setting up soak pits
● Constructing/Increasing no. of Rain Water Harvesting pits in the villages
● IEC and flow chart for fixing leaky taps
● Recycling water (grey, brown and black)
● Activities for recharging dry borewells
● Constructing check dams
● Converting villages into water plus areas
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field

ENERGY MANAGEMENT (CAMPUS) ● Audit of energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting and water systems in the campus
● Audit of building wise monthly use of electricity
● Incentivize reduced electricity usage by depts/buildings
● Create short-term and long-term plan for the use of solar energy on the campus
● Cycles on the campus (reducing carbon footprints)
● Reducing carbon footprints via intelligent Purchase Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs)
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field

ENERGY MANAGEMENT (COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Wind and Solar Energy Plants
● Creating Sustainable Rural Energy Plans
● Survey of CFL/ LED lamps, electric fan regulator and electronic ballast for tube light to conserve electricity
● Frictionless foot valves to considerably reduce the consumption of diesel in running the pump sets.
● Feasibility of using rechargeable battery-operated systems across various occupations and institutions
● Mechanical washing machines to empower women
● Awareness camps on energy efficient electrical appliances
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
● IEC about benefits of related government Programmes

GREENERY (CAMPUS) ● Setting up a nursery/kitchen garden
● Setting up a seed bank
● Setting up a compost pit
● Researching trees that take up minimal water and are good for the ecosystem (local, resilient species)and planting them during monsoon and taking care of them (Vanamahotsav)
● Landscaping in the campus
● Use of organic manure for the plants
● New buildings on the campus will follow green building norms

We will observe a minimum of three of the following Environment, Entrepreneurship & Community Engagement Related Days to inculcate and internalize in our faculty, students and community, the values ofMentoring, Social Responsibility, Swachhta and Care for Environment and Resources(tick any three)
# Day Date
1. National Youth Day Jan 12 Yes
2. International Mentoring Day Jan 17 Yes
3. Global Community Engagement Day Jan 28
4. World Wetlands Day Feb 2 Yes
5. World CSR Day Feb 18
6. World NGO Day Feb 27
7. World Water Day Mar 22 Yes
8. CSR Day India Apr 1
9. Earth Day April 22 yes
10. World Environment Day June 5 Yes
11. No Plastic Day July 3
12. World Population Day July 11 Yes
13. World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 21
14. World Habitat Day 1st Monday of October
15. National Mentoring Day Oct 27 yes
16. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Nov 19 yes
17. World Toilet Day Nov 19
18. National Pollution Control Day Dec 2
19. World Soil Day Dec 5 yes

Date:
Digital Signature of Principal (Convenor of SES REC Institution) with Digital Institutional Seal

Please post to moetn1sesrec@gmail.com

RECOGNISED SES REC(SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP,SWACHHTA&RURALENGAGEMENT CELL) ACTION PLAN INSTITUTION
Ministry of Education, Government of India
Please post to moetn1sesrec@gmail.com

1. Name of Institution
St.Thomas College(Autonomous), Thrissur
2. Address of the Institution Thrissur-680001, Kerala

3. University Affiliated to University of Calicut

4. District & State
Thrissur, Kerala
5. Name of Principal/HoI (Convenor of SES REC) Dr. Martin K A(Principal)(Convener)
6. Contact Number (WhatsApp Number)
9961335938
7. E Mail ID
principal@stthomas.ac.in

Proposed Activities Post COVID 19
# AREA IDEAS/SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR THE TEAM; PLEASE MODIFY AS PER LOCAL NEED
1. SANITATION AND HYGIENE (CAMPUS) ● Post COVID19 Sanitation Measures and Drill
● Clean and functional toilets (365×24)
● Safe drinking water (365 x24)
● Clean surroundings
● Clean buildings/rooms
● Campus Landscaping
● Zero Littering
2. SANITATION & HYGIENE (COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Organizeawareness programmes for better sanitation practices like using the toilet, hand washing, health and hygiene awareness and garbage disposal
● Work with SHGs for mask making and other similar activities
● Perform Nukkad Nataksor street plays around Swachhta and Covid 19
● Conduct surveys and door-to-door meetings to drive behavioral change with respect to sanitation behaviour
● Participate in Monitoring committees is to stop open defecation in villages
● Prepare Information Education Communication Material(IEC) or wall paintingsto promote Swachhta Activities
● Set up RO plants in villages for safe and clean drinking water
● Setting up telemedicine and mobile health care centres
● Support Asha workers with innovative tools to ease their work
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
3. WASTE MANAGEMENT (CAMPUS) ● Campus/Dept wise wasteaudit
● Campus/Deptwaste segregation
● Reduction in waste, month-on-month
● Recycling waste (paper, organic waste form canteens and kitchens)
● Set up compost pit for recycling waste
● Ban plastic use in the campus
● Banflexi banners (Only cloth banners to be used)
● Paperless work – use of email, WhatsApp for communication
4. WASTE MANAGEMENT
(COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Village households’& public offices’ waste audit
● Village households’& public offices’ waste segregation
● Village households’ & public offices’ waste recycling mechanisms to be set up
● Recycling Farm waste
● Setting up community compost pits in villages
● Awareness camps for Clean and Green Village (Zero Littering – IEC Material) including banning single-use plastic
● Installing bio-gas plants
● Innovative Technology based solutions for rural waste recycling (eg cow dung cake making machine, converting solid waste into bricks, etc)
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
5. WATER MANAGEMENT(CAMPUS) ● Audit of water sources in the campus
● Audit of monthly water use in the campus
● Audit of drinking water on campus (bottled water)
● Constructing/Increasing no. of Rain Water Harvesting pits in the campus
● Fixing leaky taps
● Recycling water (grey, brown and black)
● Activities for recharging dry borewells
6. WATER MANAGEMENT
(COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Audit of water sources in the village
● Audit of drinking water in the village
● Setting up soak pits
● Constructing/Increasing no. of Rain Water Harvesting pits in the villages
● IEC and flow chart for fixing leaky taps
● Recycling water (grey, brown and black)
● Activities for recharging dry borewells
● Constructing check dams
● Converting villages into water plus areas
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
7. ENERGY MANAGEMENT (CAMPUS) ● Audit of energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting and water systems in the campus
● Audit of building wise monthly use of electricity
● Incentivize reduced electricity usage by depts/buildings
● Create short-term and long-term plan for the use of solar energy on the campus
● Cycles on the campus (reducing carbon footprints)
● Reducing carbon footprints via intelligent Purchase Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs)
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
8. ENERGY MANAGEMENT (COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Wind and Solar Energy Plants
● Creating Sustainable Rural Energy Plans
● Survey of CFL/ LED lamps, electric fan regulator and electronic ballast for tube light to conserve electricity
● Frictionless foot valves to considerably reduce the consumption of diesel in running the pump sets.
● Feasibility of using rechargeable battery-operated systems across various occupations and institutions
● Mechanical washing machines to empower women
● Awareness camps on energy efficient electrical appliances
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
● IEC about benefits of related government Programmes
9. GREENERY (CAMPUS) ● Setting up a nursery/kitchen garden
● Setting up a seed bank
● Setting up a compost pit
● Researching trees that take up minimal water and are good for the ecosystem (local, resilient species)and planting them during monsoon and taking care of them (Vanamahotsav)
● Landscaping in the campus
● Use of organic manure for the plants
● New buildings on the campus will follow green building norms
10. GREENERY (COMMUNITY/ADOPTED VILLAGES – To Promote Rural Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement) ● Growing Miyawaki forests/Nakshatravanam on barren land/Village Greenery Programme
● Eco friendly agricultural practices
● Smokeless Stoves
● Village landscaping
● Documenting indigenous knowledge
● Partner with local NGOs and CSR organizations in this field
● Lok Vidya

We  observe the following Environment, Entrepreneurship & Community Engagement Related Days to inculcate and internalize in our faculty, students and community, the values of Mentoring, Social Responsibility, Swachhta and Care for Environment and Resources
# Day Date
1. National Youth Day Jan 12
2. International Mentoring Day Jan 17
3. Global Community Engagement Day Jan 28
4. World Wetlands Day Feb 2
5. World CSR Day Feb 18
6. World NGO Day Feb 27
7. World Water Day Mar 22
8. CSR Day India Apr 1
9. Earth Day April 22
10. World Environment Day June 5
11. No Plastic Day July 3
12. World Population Day July 11
13. World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 21
14. World Habitat Day 1st Monday of October
15. National Mentoring Day Oct 27
16. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Nov 19
17. World Toilet Day Nov 19
18. National Pollution Control Day Dec 2
19. World Soil Day Dec 5

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