This College In Mumbai Implements Solar Energy, Vertical Gardens and Waste Management

Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce in Malad has initiated many eco-friendly measures which saves upto ₹27,500 every month in electricity bills.

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The principle of 'practice what you preach' has been implemented in its true sense in this college in Malad.  Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce has started solar energy, vertical gardens and waste management in its 29,000 square feet campus along with help from its students. 

The waste from the canteen gets converted into compost which is then used for the numerous trees that are planted on the campus. The vertical garden has been planted on the 8-feet compound wall which has saplings of ayurvedic plants. 

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Moreover, there are over 58 solar panels with a capacity of 20 kilowatt-power (kWp) generate an average of 76 units per day or 28,000 units in a year. The college which is run by Marwari Vidyalaya Trust in Malad plans to become 'zero energy' by 2020 i.e. generating its own electricity. 

Notably, these measures have helped the college to save up to ₹27,500 per month in electricity bills and are further planning to raise awareness about energy conservation in other colleges as well. 

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