NATURE CLUB DSI
Program:The Tree Plantation -MeriLiFE (Massive Tree Plantation Drive 2023) drive under AICTE
The Management of Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore has always extended its support in encouraging its students to get involved in Green development and Eco-environmental activities .In this direction, our nature club is being one of the student bodies in the campus working towards saving our mother nature.
Community Volunteering Day
Program:Community volunteering day @DSCE
This session was a unique exposure for the budding engineers to play their part of social involvement. Around 100 students from different branches of engineering departments. The activities were designed to cover volunteering qualities to other nature lovers.
Field Visit to “Swachagraha Kalika Kendra”,HSR Layout, Bengaluru on 16-09-2022
Program:Field visit to “Swachagraha Kalika Kendra”,HSR Layout, Bengaluru on 16-09-2022
The field visit to Swacha graha kalika kendra was planned to imbibe the responsibility of a citizen to take initiation towards cleaner and safer environment. The students were asked to register for the field visit at the departments of various branches of engineering.
Yoga for Beginners
Program:Yoga for beginners
In line with our club’s motto to bring humans close to nature , the next activity planned was the a wellness program : “Yoga for beginners”. In today's lifestyle due to long working hours on a desk could not only hurt our spine but also make us feel tired at the end of the day.So this activity was designed to our students to get started with this mind-body practice sessions.
Beginner’s Guide to Terrace Gardening
Program:Beginner’s Guide to Terrace Gardening
“Terrace gardening and kitchen gardening was organized by Nature club Prakuthi, DSCE ( Department of Physics and Civil Engineering)in association with SPICES project (AICTE) for the students on 23- 07-2022 at 9.00 AM at DSCE campus for the club members.
The theme of the rangoli competition is “Save water”, this contest helps bring attention to how important water is to all living things on the planet. The contest is designed to encourage our young artists to express their own ideas, in relation to the chosen theme.
One Day Field Trip to Geenmagic Farm, Kanakapura
Program:One Day Field Trip to Geenmagic Farm, Kanakapura
A one day field trip to Geenmagic farm, Kanakapura through Prakruthi Nature Club, DSCE (organized by the Departments of Physics and Civil Engineering) under SPICES (AICTE) program was conducted on 18.6.2022.
World Earth Day Celebrations 2022
Program:World Earth Day Celebrations 2022
World Earth Day was celebrated at Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering on 23rd April 2022 through our Nature club Prakruthi in association with ISHA foundation, Bengaluru. Dr. C.P.S. Prakash, Principal hosted the event by a tree plantation. Mr. Vishnu Nidhin, ISHA volunteer addressed the students and faculty about the Save Soil Movement and explained the responsibilities of each one to save the mother earth. All the students and faculty supported the Save Soil Movement.
Date: 8th April 2022
Nature is made of everything we see around us – trees, flowers, plants, animals, sky, mountains, forests and more. Human beings depend on nature to stay alive. Nature helps us breathe, gives us food, water, shelter, medicines, and clothes.
Orientation Program on Organic Gardening
Date: 24-11-2021, 22-02-2022
Program:Orientation Program on Organic Gardening
Under Prakruthi-Nature club DSCE in association with AICTE-SPICES three dry compost pits were installed on 24-11-2021 inside DSCE campus behind the IEM engineering block. Mr. Yadunandan gave a demo to our club members about the complete life cycle of dry leaf turning into compost which can be used as manure for organic farming.
“Environmental Reasons to Switch to a Safe and Hygienic Personal Care”
Program:“Environmental Reasons to Switch to a Safe and Hygienic Personal Care”
Prakruthi-Nature club, DSCE is a student centric club which is first of its kind initiated in the campus towards saving our Mother Nature, started by Department of Physics and supported by management DSCE the club mainly aims at our contribution to a safer and cleaner environment in and around our campus.
A REPORT ON THE INVITED TALK ON “Technology: Aid to Municipal Solid Waste Management”
Date: 25 Nov 2020, 10 am
Program: Online invited talk on “Technology: Aid to Municipal Solid Waste Management”
Speaker: Mrs. Soumya Pattar (Coordinator, Samashti (NGO), Bangalore).
Organizers: Nature Club, Department of Physics, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
Prakruthi-Nature club, DSCE is a student centric club which is first of its kind initiated in the campus towards saving our Mother Nature, started by Department of Physics, DSCE mainly aiming at our contribution to a nature friendly DSI campus at a small scale and extending to the nearby places within the surrounding of the college at a large scale. To meet the mission of the club, every semester many activities are organized under club such as Plantation programs, Field trips, talks by subject experts on issues like challenges in maintaining cleaner and safer environment, solid waste management, Kitchen gardening, Terrace gardening, Composting are few of the topics to name. This webinar on “Technology: Aid to Municipal Solid Waste Management” was organized on 24th of November 2020, on Zoom platform.
Nature club Workshop on Kitchen Gardening
Date : 11-03-2019
Program : Report on Nature club workshop on Kitchen gardening
“Prakruthi” the nature club of DSCE with objectives to plant trees in and around the college campus, to achieve cleaner and greener campus by educating the society about managing kitchen waste, to get attached with government/private centers working for the betterment of nature ,to educate the youths about their roles and contributions for meeting the aims of the club, conducted a workshop on “Kitchen and terrace gardening for safe and balanced environment” on 11-03-19 by Mr.Vishwanath P D (Officer, Horticulture department, Lalbagh, Bangalore). The program started with a welcome address by Dr.Priya Hoskeri (faculty coordinator).Then the speaker gave a vast information on how to utilize the available space at our premises and turn the space in to small in/out door gardens. This gave the audience an idea to manage available space and come up with a personalized garden which requires less space, easy to maintained greenery that gives satisfaction of being one with our mother nature. Further the speaker highlighted about how to set up a terrace garden and types of plants that can be selected to suite our kitchen and medicinal requirements which are free from huge amount of pesticides. The speaker showed the different methods of setting up terrace gardening and highlighted on after-care procedure to maintain the garden. As a tradition followed by the club a sapling plantation was also done by speaker along-with our Principal Dr C P S Prakash, Vice Principal Dr. H Ramakrishna and Dr. C M Joseph, HOD Physics. A pledge was then sworn by all the participants and a vote of thanks was given by the student representative Mr Kiran, Around 80 students witnessed the event gaining the knowledge on the topic. Few glimpses of the events were captured by Mr. Suhas M and Mr.Saurabh Singh.
One day training on ‘Terrace gardening” by Nature club
Date : 24-03-2018
Program : One day training on ‘Terrace gardening” by Nature club
Venue : Horticulture training center, DSCE.
A one day training on Terrace gardening on behalf of Prakruthi, Nature club, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering was conducted on 24-03-2018 (Saturday) in Horticulture training center, Bangalore. Members of the club were the participants along with faculty coordinator Dr. Priya Hoskeri and Dr. Naveen S M. The session was on ‘Terrace gardening’ by Mr. Vishwanath, organic certification Inspector of the horticulture department. The session started with the registration procedure and then a small introduction to the horticulture department was given by the authorities and a basic information on what is the need for terrace gardening and how to proceed with it and to set up and maintain were highlighted. The information given in the introduction part mentioned that for terrace gardening most of the sun loving trees need at least 8 hours of direct sun light and shade loving trees need varied degrees of less intense light (shade), the plants also need good and deep soil.
The basic steps to set up terrace gardening were demonstrated and a visual tour was scheduled for a real time understanding of the concept. The members of the club were enlightened with the knowledge gained during the session. Students and faculty coordinators sincerely thank our HOD, Vice principal, Principal and the Management for facilitating us to attend the training programme.
Inauguration of the NATURE CLUB
Nature Club Prakruthi was inaugurated by Dr. C P S Prakash and Vice Principal Dr. Ramesh Babu D R along with Dr. C M Joseph, HOD Physics and Dr. Priya A H, faculty coordinator. Principal mentioned the importance of the Nature Club in such a vast campus and expressed his support to all the activities to be conducted in the near future. .
Our nature club is first of its kind initiated in the campus towards saving our mother nature.Started by Department of Physics, DSCE mainly aims at our contribution to a nature friendly DSI campus at a small scale and extending to near by places within the surrouding in and around the college at a large scale.Our nature club was consituted with first year students as club members and aims at improving the diversity of plant life at our campus.The thought of coming up with the club specifically aiming at saving nature started with the selection of committee members and defining the aims and objectives of the club