Institutional Policy

Don Bosco College has established systems and procedures for maintaining and utilizing physical, academic and support facilities. They provide guidance to members in a number of academic areas. The College has regular maintenance and periodic replenishment of essential facilities.
College policy is to have effective mechanism for the upkeep of the infrastructure and other facilities as to have optimum utilization of the facilities in order to have effective college functioning.

Green Campus Policy


Green campus aims to

  • sweep away wasteful inefficiencies and using conventional sources of energy for daily power needs of the campus

  • encourage sustainable lifestyle

  • impose disposal methods

  • support eco-friendly recycling measures and awareness in all forms


Solar Power

  • Installation of solar water heater in hostel block

  • Installation of solar panels for electricity needs

  • Encourage to use natural light than electric bulbs wherever possible

Rain Water Harvesting and waste water recycling

  • Installation of network of PVC pipes and gutters to direct rain water from the roof to one or more filter chambers which can be created with PVC barrels/tanks and connect it to open well/borewell to recharge shallow aquifers.

  • Rooftop rain water collection tanks with simple mesh to filter big particles, can be consumed in washrooms for flush tanks in toilets.

  • Water from air conditioners can be used to water potted plants in the building.

RRR '“ Reduce , Reuse , Recycle

  • Focus on reducing waste by going paperless. Use Moodle to conduct quizzes, submission of assignment, sharing e-books, feedback assessment, etc.

  • Communication and circulars through college website and class WhatsApp groups managed by the faculty members.

  • Ban single use plastic cups, straws, plates, etc in cafeteria and throughout the campus

  • Promote reuse of working components in e-waste.

  • Organise various competitions to encourage students to reuse waste materials to create artifacts.

  • Installation of compost bins to recycle wet biodegradable garbage to produce compost.

  • Water filters and bottle refill stations at multiple points to encourage students to use reusable water bottles.

E-Waste recycling

  • When upgrading labs with higher configuration systems, the old systems are reused in libraries and staffroom to serve basic needs like browsing and test editing.

  • Use assembled PCs in the campus; hence working components of old computers is well-kept-up to be reused when necessary.

  • Conduct E-waste collection drive and awareness programmes to educate students about the hazardous effects of its improper disposal.

  • Installing E-Waste Recycling Bins

  • Outsource recycling to registered E-Waste Management Agencies.

Segregation of solid waste

  • Keep dry waste garbage bin in the classrooms as this can reduce littering in the classroom.

  • Wet waste and dry waste are segregated in the college, as per the guidelines given by Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP), Goa

  • Use colour coded garbage bins throughout the campus. This will avoid confusions and garbage disposal in wrong bins.

  • Sanitary wastes to be disposed using electrical incinerator which is installed in the women's washroom in ground floor.

  • Conduct yearly beach cleanup drive to bring awareness in students and public

  • Conduct plantation drives in collaborations.

'My Class Plant'

  • Celebrate vanamahotsav in college with 'My Class Plant' initiative. Where each class has to plant their class plant and maintain it.

  • The class has to create a poster 'Know My Class Plant' to be stuck on their classroom door describing its benefits, some interesting facts, etc. along with its local and biological name, this will encourage students to learn about plants.

Organic gardening, Kitchen gardening

  • Compost made in campus can be used for organic gardening in the campus.

  • Well maintained gardens throughout the campus.

  • Small Kitchen garden

Acknowledge student, staff for their contribution towards environment

  • Offer discount on purchase of recycled products at book stores

  • Offer similar discount coupons to be redeemed at cafeteria.

Use of LED light / sensor lights

  • Replace the conventional fluorescent tube lights with LED tube lights.

  • Replace all LCD screens with LED screens.

  • Replace CRT television in hostel block with LED television.

  • Replace non power efficient Air Conditioners with good power rated Air Conditioners.

  • Use motion sensor based lights to save electricity.

Restricted entry of automobiles

  • Issue entry pass sticker for Students and staff.

  • Guest vehicles are allowed only on prior notice or during public activities days/slots like Mass timings, open day, etc.

  • Dedicated bicycle parking slots are made to encourage students to use bicycles.

  • College transport service to reduce use of private vehicles. Promote car pool system.

  • Host programmes to encourage the use of battery powered vehicles, also promote government's schemes for battery powered vehicles

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