The project aims in supporting sustainable development and transition towards Green Economy
through Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) of three developing countries of Asia: India, Nepal
and Kyrgyzstan. In order to make the project completely sustainable, Higher Educational Institute
have spotlight as catalyst for green initiative ,as they train young creative minds, who will bring
transitional change towards green economy process in future.
Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, is one of the beneficiary to receive a
grant of Rs. 54 Lakhs for this project. The principle project consortium is consisting of people
from five European countries, namely Germany, Poland, Norway, Cyprus, and Latvia and three
Asian countries, namely, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, and India . The Asian countries will work on the
gaps of sustainable development and green economy in the area of Higher Education Institutions
of their countries. It includes a deep analysis of the green content in their higher education curricula,
workshops for developing green modules which can be adapted quickly by educational programs in
various fields . The team will work on marketing and dissemination of concepts and solutions of
green economy which will affect many groups of people, in HEIs or in lifelong learning, for
Dr. Vivek Nanoti , Principal , is Team leader for the project along with team Dr. M. A. Soni-Project
Co-ordinator, Dr. S. R. Mote, Dr. V. P. Bhange , Dr. A.P. Kopulwar, Mrs Swapna Ghatole, Mrs.
Rashmi Nimabalkar attended various training programs at Mumbai, Nepal, Poland and Latvia.
The most innovative aspect of the project is to establishment of Green Lab which is funded by
European Union (EU) in order to design and construct digital repositories for running an online
courses and spreading green initiatives in all sectors of society with effective academic and social