AITM Vermicomposting Unit
Vermicompost has been emerging as an important source in supplementing and substituting chemical fertilizers in agriculture. Vermicompost, also known as ‘farmers’ friend’ is used for general crops and plantation crops. It is a valuable input for sustainable agriculture and wasteland development. It is a growth promoter and helpful in providing hormones required for plant growth. AITM college garden is utilizing this vermicomposting for plant growth.Around 10 bags of compost are produced from AITM vermicomposting unit.
AITM is conducting regularly awareness program related to Environment saving. One of the Environmental awareness program is recycling of wet and dry waste is Composting. Around 50 students are taking advantage of each session.
Solar roof-top power plant project @AITM
SAEF’s – Angadi Institute of Technology and Management has become the first Engineering college in the country to have 300kWp solar roof-top power plant project, located at AITM College building at Savagoan, Belagavi, Karnataka. The project commissioned & executed by the BOSCH Energy and Building Solutions (BEBS). Bosch Energy and Building Solutions is an integral part of the Bosch group. In India, the division is involved in executing solar PV for energy generation and energy efficiency projects. Bosch is an empaneled agency under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Solar Energy Corporation of India. The project has 1224 solar panels of crystalline silicon technology with 9 string inverters. The developer has signed a net-metering PPA with HESCOM (Hubli Electricity Supply Company) under which the project will export any unconsumed electricity generated by the solar power plant to the grid under the Karnataka net-metering policy. The project is touted to be one of the first of its kind and scale roof-top solar project in North Karnataka. This plant generates approximately 1,500 units of electricity daily and also saving about 300 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually and the total generation per month is 45000 units. This project would not have been possible without the pioneering vision of Late Shri. Suresh Angadi, MP, Chairman, Suresh Angadi Education Foundation Belagavi. Also noteworthy is the excellent and timely support provided HESCOM towards the successful commissioning of this project. Promoter of this Project: Shri Vijayalaxmi Real Estates (P) Ltd, Builders & Developers – Belagavi. M/s. Srushti Solutions, local channel partner of Bosch, has front-ended for the company and has been instrumental in executing this project.