India is rich in biodiversity by all means. Himalaya and Western Ghats are the biodiversity hotspots in India. Ecological issues are the integral and important part of environment. Nature Club of S. H. Kelkar College was started in 1994.
Nature Club aims to create Environmental awareness among the students and to spread environmental education. Various activities related to Environmental Protection such as nature trails, plantation program, lectures, film screening on biodiversity, environmental issues and awareness. Nature Club mobilizes student participation for preservation and conservation of Environment. Students are encouraged to study different aspects of nature and to arrange exhibitions on various topics.
Key objectives of Nature Club are:
- To increase the affinity about Nature in the minds of students.
- To create awareness among the students regarding nature conservation.
- To introduce the students about local biodiversity.
- To promote the students to work for the conservation of the local biodiversity along with the local community.
- To create leadership among the students to work for environment.