OIKOS, the Eco-Club for BMSIT&M was conceptualized on 05th June 2016, the World Environment Day. The prime objective of this forum is to protect, preserve and balance our natural environment.
Guided by the Institution's Environmental Committee at BSMIT&M; our green forum has advisory members (scientists, naturalists, academicians & environmental activists) representing various NGO's, Industries, Forest Department, Natural Historical Societies, Academia and other stakeholders etc.
OIKOS vision is deeply rooted in "Environmental sustenance by constant dissemination of ecological and environmental knowledge to the society at large". Among several goals, our prime mission is "Imparting of informal and formal environmental awareness programmes by Keystone Students Environmental Education Training".
The ratified Bye-laws and potential list of activities of the eco-club has also been documented. As a part of the initiative, e-365 has been rolled out wherein every day an email is sent to all stakeholders/members that comprises of awareness aspects w.r.t. current affairs on a global scale. Also the documentation for the flora and fauna of BMSIT&M campus has been initiated by Dr Rajesh Gopinath, Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering.
The Core Committee comprise of the following members:
- Patron: Dr B.S. Ragini Narayan, Member Secretary, BMSET
- Chairman: Sri K. Jairaj, IAS (Retd.), Trustee, BMSET
- President: Dr Mohan Babu GN ,Principal, BMSIT&M
- Secretary: Sri Vijay Hashia ,Campus Manager, BMSIT&M
- Chief Coordinator: Mr Venkatesh A, Dept. of MCA, Environmental Committee
- Key Liaison: Dr Rajesh Gopinath ,Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering
MOU Betweeen OIKOS, Eco-club of BMSIT&M with NLSIU
One-day workshop jointly conducted by OIKOS and NLSIU