VIT University, Vellore, has bagged the Campus Challenge 2013 Award conferred by the Association for Promoting Sustainability in Campuses and Communities (APSCC).
VIT vice-president Sankar Viswanathan received the award from the Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy at a function held in the Union Territory recently.
According to a VIT release, APSCC is a non-profit organization that provides knowledge and sustainable development to educational institutions and local communities in India.
It also offers resources, organizes events, conducts training sessions, and initiates and promotes sustainable solutions at grassroots level in collaboration with a network of eminent sustainability professionals.
The award was given to the VIT University in recognition of the extensive and pioneering work carried out by the University to promote sustainability and green campus strategies, the release stated.