Living up to its inimitable reputation of excellence, MCM DAV College for
Women has earned 1st rank in the national Swachh Campus Ranking 2018 of College
(Residential) category. In an award presentation ceremony held today at New
Delhi, Sh. Prakash Javdekar, Union Minister of Human Resource Development and
Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State for Human Resource Development
felicitated the top ranking Swachh educational institutions of India. MCM
Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava received the award on behalf of the college.
The award comes as a recognition of MCM's commitment to the cause of 'Swachhata'
which is reflected in the slew of initiatives undertaken by it inside the campus
as well as at the community level. The efforts by the college, aimed at
accelerating the pace of realisation of objectives of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,
include Biogas Plant, vermicomposting, composting, plantation drives, solar
power generation, rain water harvesting, real-time air quality monitoring
system, generating awareness about waste segregation, installation of blue and
green dustbins within the campus, cleaning of campus and surroundings by NSS
volunteers, sensitisation programmes on sanitation, hygiene and cleanliness in
adopted village Badheri, participation in Swachhata Pakhwada and Swachh Bharat
Summer Internship and so on.
Principal Dr.Nisha Bhargava informed that the Swachhata objectives of MCM,
which are in sync with the objectives of Swachh Bharat Mission, include
promotion of modern and scientific waste management, generation of awareness
among various stakeholders regarding importance of cleanliness and hygiene, and
affecting behavioural change regarding sanitation practices. She further said
that guided by the philosophy that growth of individuals, institutions and
community does not happen in isolation but in harmony, MCM endeavours to work
towards sustainable development and growth of all strata of the society.