About Green Hub

Green Hub

The Green HUB is an institutional body established for ensuring a clean, green and innovative teaching and learning environment of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and thereby emphasizing Eco-sustainable environment at present and future. The initiative steps for establishing the “Green HUB” has been taken as per the concept of the dean of the faculty and it is a first ever attempt taken by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to start a such institutional body within the university premises.

 Mission Statement

Our mission is to commit for inspiring and emerging solutions to support the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to achieve higher level of Eco-friendly sustainable environment.


The aim of the Green HUB is to establish innovative teaching and learning process, making university students, academic staff and non-academic staff into nature loving group who work together as a team for ensuring eco sustainability in the university premises.

Accordingly, the Green HUB is responsible to establish appropriate eco-sustainable practices to create a greener academic environment that consists of the following properties,

• Using less energy

  • Adjust day-to-day behaviors
  • Replace light bulbs
  • Use smart power strips
  • Install a programmable or smart thermostat
  • Purchase energy efficient appliances
  • Reduce water heating expenses
  • Install energy efficient windows
  • Upgrade HVAC system
  • Weatherize the building

• Clean air

  • Source Control

Usually, the most effective way to improve indoor air quality is to eliminate individual sources of pollution or to reduce their emissions.

  • Improved Ventilation

Another approach to lower the concentration of indoor air pollutants in the building is to increase the amount of outdoor air coming indoors including natural ventilation through windows and doors.

  • Re-store by using appropriate plants

Growing plants for high carbon absorption rate and for dust free environment

• Managing water and electricity

  • Report leaks and leak detection technology
  • Using Cisterns
  • Recycling rooftop rainwater
  • Water use monitoring
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Installing water misers
  • Install aerators on taps
  • Hand sanitizer installation
  • Simple reminders
  • Take advantage of natural sunlight
  • Switch over to LEDs or CFLs
  • Invest in energy saving power strips
  • Renewable energy generated at every opportunity
  • Better natural cooling options through natural window views and plants
  • Assign classroom jobs
  • Close unused rooms and spaces
  • Employ sustainability initiatives and policies
  • Conducting energy audits

• Minimal waste

  • Assess the waste
  • Research how to properly recycle old items, donate, sell or up-cycle them
  • Apply 3R Concept


• People, who are living and learning sustainably

  • Education for Eco-sustainability
  • Day to day practices
  • Reforestation programs
  • Green camps
  • Green HR practices
  • Conducting school sessions
  • Awareness tools
  • Awareness paintings and posters inside the classrooms
  • Awareness through digital display, Thought of the Green Day
  • Awareness through lecture presentations and slides
  • Academic journal on Green practices

• Green Innovations

  • Competitions
  • Exhibitions
  • Workshops
  • Technical knowhow
  • Grants