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Sustainable Environment at Campus

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Sustainability

 

Campus maintains lush green gardens with a rich collection of flora and fauna. Every year 1000 no. seasonal tree plantation is done on regular basis and 600 no. saplings the Telangana State Government sponsored “Haritha Haram” event-a drive to maintain greenery is conducted effectively at our Campus.
 
 

Energy Conservation

 
  • Over 108 solar water heaters of 500 litres and 1000 litres each are provided at all 11 hostels which accommodate 4500 + students.
  • Total 73 solar powered street lights are installed in the campus, which is estimated to save around 5275.71 units of electricity annually.
  • Total Campus is in built with 212 LED street lights, which saves around 182481 units of electricity annually. 
  • Entire 7 No's Academic Buildings and 8 No's Hostels are connected through roof top solar plant of 947.7 KWP as a renewable sourced energy campus which saves 600,000 units annualy.
  • The existing academic buildings, residential quarters and hostels are being converted into LED's from CFL in a phased manner. 
Water Conservation
 
  • There are 6 ground water recharge points are available and additional 6 recharge points are proposed and shall be completed by December 2019 to increase the ground water table in the vicinity to enhance the output from bore wells. 
  • All overhead tanks and water coolers are fitted with floats, sensors and other mechanisms to shut the water supply and avoid overflow. 
  • Providing pressmatic taps with water aerators to minimize wastage of water
  • All the water storage tanks are monitored regularly to ensure that there is no wastage of water due to over flow. 

 
Transportation 
 
  • Bi cycle is allowed as means of internal transport within the Campus and limited usage of Vehicles is used at large to minimise air pollution for the total 4500+ students residing in the campus. 
Recycling
 
  • Sewage treatment plant of 450 KLD capacity working on ASP system and New 600KLD capacity MBBR system are functioning to treat the waste water generated in the Campus. 
  • Treated water used for around 25000 sqmtr of land scape area and used for flushing purpose in New Academic block, Faculty housing towers 1, 5 & 6.
  • Proposed to use treated for flushing purpose in all Old hostels.
  • The sludge generated at STP is transferred to drying bed in the vicinity of STP which is used as manure after drying.
  • Adequate Trash Bins were provided across the campus to control the littering of the waste material
  • Separate Waste management yard is in operation to segregate Domestic dry waste and wet waste. Dry wastes sent by vendor for recycling and wet waste is vermicomposting and used for garden manure.
  • Food waste are feed in a bio-gas plant and converting into gas and used for mess 1 Kitchen for cooking purpose and by this we are able to convert one ton of waste on daily basis.
  • Dry waste is further segregated as per norms and handed over to TSPCB approved vendor for recycling.
  • All garden waste is composted and converted into manure which is used to maintain the garden. 
 

Director's Message

  • Prof. G Sundar

    The youngest of the four physical campuses of BITS Pilani, the Hyderabad campus began functioning on 29th August 2008. Fully residential, with over 3200 students, and 350 faculty and staff members, the picturesque campus is housed in 200 acres of rugged, rocky terrain characteristic of the region. It is equipped with state of the art infrastructure required for instruction, research, and extra-curricular activities.
     
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