GREEN CARE ORGANISATION
The Green Care Organisation of Kanyakumari Govt. Medical College was started in 2005 by Dr.Kingsly Selvakumar, Associate Professor of Anesthesia .
The main Aim was " to protect the fauna and flora of the campus". Later it was supported by all faculty members including , Dr.Bhagavathy Perumal , Dr.Thilagar, Dr.Thambithurai David and MBBS students of 2005 batch .
The Theme of the Organisation is
“COVER THE SKY WITH GREEN”.
The Committee of Green Care Organization consists of:
President of GCO - The Dean
Vice President - The Vice Principal
Dr. Thambithurai David
Dr. Bhagavathy Perumal
Dr. Joseph Sen
Dr V. Anitha
Students Secretary :
Dr.Rishwanth (2014 Batch)
The following students who were Secretaries in the previous years
Dr.Collins Ephrene Noble
They were motivated their batch mates and their juniors by planting Trees, Watering and Maintaining them.
The Gardener Mr.G.Suyambulingam , employed by GCO is the main pillar of this Organization. He takes care of all the trees and plants inside the campus. More than 2000 trees have been planted and still maintained by the gardener.
The World Environment Day was celebrated on 2006 along with the school students of Corpus Christi School. Many trees were planted in Front of Additional Block of KGMCH.
The World Earth day was Celebrated on 2007 along with the school students of Comorin International School. Quiz Competition was conducted and prizes were distributed.
The World Forest Day was Celebrated on 2008 .The District Forest Officer was the Chief Guest of the function. During that many trees were planted in front of Faculty Block. Cleaning Work in the campus is done by the students in all years.
In the year 2013 a function called” GREEN MELA” was conducted for 1st year MBBS students of 2013 batch. A Quiz competition was conducted for school students. Excel Central School ,Excel Global School, D.V.D Matric School and Konam Higher Secondary School participated in the Quiz competition. Competitions like Quiz,Speech,Best Flowering Plant, Best Ornamental Plant, Drawing and Photography were conducted prizes and certificates were distributed.
In the year 2014 ,The Green Care Organisation of KGMCH along with Intach Organisation of Kanyakumari district has started to identify various Plants and Birds in this campus with the plan of releasing a book with colour plates .For that our students are working along with Environmental activists and taxonomists and meeting on every Wednesday.
It has been decided to make this campus free from Plastics. Steps are being taken by our Dean to clean this campus and make it plastic free.
It has been further decided to observe all days related to environment like World Tigers Day, World Rivers Day and soon.