Osmania University wins Green Miles Award

Osmania University wins Green Miles Award

The Hyderabad Metro Rail has given Osmania University (OU) the Green Miles Champion Award for encouraging its stakeholders to commute by metro rail.

The director of the OU Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Studies, Prof. C. Srinivasulu, accepted the award on behalf of the university from L&T Metro Rail Chief Strategy Officer Murali Varadarajan at a ceremony held here on Friday.

“This accomplishment reaffirms the university’s policy about supporting green activities.” According to OU Vice Chancellor Prof. D. Ravinder, “We have been working to restore green cover throughout the university and have been urging all stakeholders to become more carbon neutral.”

He urged the faculty and employees to use the metro rail for their daily commutes because it was the most environmentally friendly option available in Hyderabad.