Green Club:Green Club is a dynamic body of St. Francis Institute of Management & Research. SFIMAR has a wonderful lush green campus and Green Club members along with maintenance department managing the green activity. In July 2018 College successfully completed its first round of plantation drive for the year, with the help of Green Yatra, a Mumbai-based NGO. Faculty and staff members of Green Club and students from PGDM I participated in the programme. Govt of Maharashtra initiated a plantation drive 2018 all over the state. Hydroponic system is initiated in SFIMAR, which is under first-round trial run with a motive to develop entrepreneurial activity on urban farming. On successful completion, this will be taken further to underprivileged women who can take it up as their livelihood.
The objective of green club is:
• To promote “Green Activities” amongst all the stakeholders of SFIMAR and inculcate a sense of responsibility in improving the conditions of environment among them. • To spread the message about conserving resources and living a sustainable lifestyle. • To encourage research on sustainability.
• SFIMAR organized an awareness campaign in association with the NGO, Green Yatra, a leading environmentalist of Mumbai towards protecting, conserving and the betterment of the Environment through a street play on tree plantation, with the slogan “Ped lagao jeevan bachao” in some of the biggest malls in Mumbai. • In association with Green Yatra, a Mumbai-based NGO, the college team planted 30 plants in the campus. The plants were numbered and measurements were taken by student representatives. • ‘Go Green Nursery’ visit was conducted, where all green club members (staff and students) spent their whole day in understanding the right practices and guidelines regarding plantation.