Sustainability and Green Campus Policy
The University of Gujrat was established through a charter by the government of Punjab in 2004. It is located about 12km from the city of Gujrat. It comprises Hafiz Hayat Campus, a School of Law and one sub campus in Mandi Bahauddin. For the nourishment of scholarly aptitude and skills, besides offering regular four-year degree programs, ranging from basic sciences to art, design and architecture, engineering to business studies, sociology to medical sciences and law to geosciences, it also offers two-year associate degree programs in various disciplines deploying community participation. The university focuses on academic subjects and research concurrently. The university has established a number of research centers. It believes in sharing research benefits in real time with the community. Since taking the charge of this esteemed institution, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mushahid Anwar is showing great commitment both for the development of sound research and teaching environment in aligned with UNO sustainable development goals by involving local stakeholders. A wide range of new undergraduate and graduate degree programs along with the implementation of e-learning and management systems helped a great deal.
The University of Gujrat has seven faculties and 38 academic departments. It offers more than 100 programs at Associate Degrees, BS, Masters, Mphil and PhD levels. There are more than 147 PhDs among a total of about 680 faculty members. As many as 409 MPhils are collaborating with the national and international organizations. There are also students registered as private candidates to whom the UOG awards degrees after annual examinations. Strategically located, it is providing education not only to rural localities of Gujrat but also to the people of surrounding districts of Golden Tri angle encompassing Sialkot, Gujranwala and Gujrat. It has one of the largest fleet of student buses that ply on different routes of Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Jehlum, Kharian, Bhimber and Gujrat districts. The University of Gujrat has made great strides in its journey of progress under the visionary leadership of its current Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mushahid Anwar.
UOG Sustainable Forums
UOG Green Society
UOG Green Society is the prime forum of SDGs working closely with UOG student services center. This society is based in the department of Environmental Sciences under the headed by Dr. Ayesha Siddiqua. Activities like, planation drives, awareness walk and seminars routinely conduct and mentioned in this report accordingly.
- KJP Green Youth Movement Club, UoG.
Kamyab Jawan Green Youth Movement (GYM) Prime Minister’s Youth Program for “Green and Clean, Pakistan and this club was established to conduct different activities aligned with national SDGs. First Gym Club hierarchy was advertised on 22 March 2022. The oversight committee constituted by worthy Vice Chancellor, selected the Kamyab Jawan GYM Club Management Council on the basis of interest and field of expertise. The Club Council comprises of young students from different departments of university for collective efforts. The Club Oversight Committee Chaired by *Mr. Ghafar Mohiudin* (Focal Person for HEC on KJ GYM) along advisory members, *Dr. Zaki ul Zaman Asam* & *Ms. Ayesha Kamal Bhatti*. The Management Council of GYM Club comprises of Captain | *ANS MAHMOOD KHAN* & Vice Captain | *Syeda Fariha.* The club will further make teams for different roles among the current members as of their area of expertise which will include Finance Team, Management Team, Design team, will be announced by the Oversight Committee.
Waste Management Policy Of UOG
University of Gujrat is dedicated to responsible waste management practices to minimize environmental impact, promote sustainability, and ensure a clean and safe campus environment. University is committed to making sustainable environmental practices through effective resource management.
- Prevention - avoidance, reduction and reuse
- Preparing for Reuse – recovery operations to prepare products or components for reuse
- Recycling – reprocessing of waste into products, materials or substances
- Other Recovery – anaerobic digestion and other processes which may produce energy from waste
- Disposal – any operation which is not recovery
UOG is engaged in using multiple social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to create awareness not only among people on campus but also among individuals of the community for making the environment clean and green. By involving green societies and club’s university routinely conduct clean up campaigns and availability of segregated bins are insured in the campus. UOG aims to reduce waste, minimize environmental impact and foster a culture of responsible waste management within campus community.
Environmental Control System
The UOG data center has deployed a complete environmental control system to protect its resources. Five different types of sensors are being used that is, smoke detectors, break sensors, temperature sensors, water sensors, humidity sensors. A Weather Observation Station /Meteorological Observatory / Met Office have started working in the month of March 2013, at University of Gujrat Hafiz Hayat Campus, under the supervision of Respected Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mushahid Anwar Vice Chancellor University of Gujrat/Chairman of Department of Geosciences & Geography.
Energy and Water Policy of UOG
This policy sets out the university’s commitment to energy and water reductions and how each and every individual plays a role. Faculty in the UOG encouraged to conduct research about the life below water especially fish toxicology. It’s the practices by the Office of Research Innovation and commercialization to support collaboration and initiative in this SDGs.
- All buildings of the University of Gujrat have a separated sewerage and drainage system, for waste water and for clean water (rainwater).
- The water filtering Unit with the capacity of 10,000 gallons per day respectively are continuously providing safe and filtered water to the students, employees and the residents of UOG.
- Major portion of the wastewater generated at the UOG HH campus is aerobically treated and is then used for watering plants and vegetation.
Climate Action is the thirteen key sustainable development goals defined by the United Nations. This SDGs vision is to integrate measures of climate change into national planning and strategies to boost resilience. UOG has designed its climate action plan and a dashboard was established to monitor the activities accordingly.
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