The event aimed at creating awareness on waste management, separation of waste, conversion of waste into fertilizers and manure and to improve the livelihood of the village community of Chettipunyam village near Chengalpattu on 16/08/23.

The Department of EIE and Department of Architecture, in association with UBA cell organized a 1 day “Value education outreach programme on waste management” to the local community people of one of the adopted village- Chettipunyam near Chengalpattu on 16th August 2023. Solid waste management is an ongoing problem in every society. In order to tackle the growing issues and to provide a permanent solution, the outreach on waste management was organized. The Speaker Mr. Sekar from Resource Tech Chennai highlighted on the various avenues to convert waste into useful by-products, segregation of waste and how to generate revenue by converting into a fertilizer/manure.

            The event was inaugurated by Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Associate Director (CL) and Nodal officer UBA and other panchayat members. Dr.V.Thirumurugan gave a brief talk on the importance of solid waste management and honored few sanitary workers with a shawl and a memento as a token of their societal responsibility. The outreach was attended by 10 student volunteers from the department of EIE who showed their societal responsibility in the form of audio visuals and explained the need for implementing waste management at home, society and a village as a whole. The 50 attendees were distributed with free cloth bags, boxes and refreshments at the end of the program.

The village community people well received the ideas shared by the speaker and were engaged to observe the possibilities of solid waste management in the form of audio visuals, demonstrations, plastic recycling methods and presentations. Free plastic bags with boxes for refreshments were distributed to all the community workers.

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