Guidelines for Universities - Clean Green Pakistan

Creation of governing body at institution

Constitute a Steering Committee for Clean Green Pakistan in each University (including Vice Chancellor, 2-3 Professors and President of Clean Green Scouts/ Champion at University).


Recruitment and Assigning Role of Clean Green Scouts/Champions

Recruit at least two champions from each class willing to work as Clean Green Scouts/ Champions (with equal gender distribution). Clean Green Scouts/ Champions shall be lead the coordination and serve as information sharing point between academic committee and their classmates for various relevant campaigns and activities.

Resource Mobilization

Development of C&GPM fund in the university to the support activities for Clean Green Scout/ Champion. The funding for C&GPM should be generated through private sector, students, fund raising events etc.

Module Development

Develop a module on C&GPM concept, roles and responsibilities of green scouts, resource mobilization and social campaigning on task assigning approach.

Awards and Appreciation

Associate 2 credit hours of each degree with clean & green activity movement through tutorial periods. Participation in each of activity shall have 20 points while 100 points shall be equal to 1 credit hour.


University shall prepare an annual report of its progress around all five pillars of C&GPM and shall submit this through filling the dashboards created at MoCC through HEC.


WASH cell at MoCC in collaboration with HEC shall assign the annual ranking of the universities based on their performance for C&GPM. Ranking weightage shall include outputs of specific activities and research publication related to C&GMP.

Specific Activities For Five Pillars Of Clean Green Pakistan Movement

Tree Plantation

  • Organizing seed throwing campaigns in adjacent forest area in each sowing season (autumn and spring).
  • Annual tree plantation ceremony with the theme of planting one plant by one student in university area and nearby public places.
  • Research in agriculture universities for the discovery of more efficient inhabitant species (with maximum oxygen output and speedy growth) for local environment.

Solid Waste Management

  • Organize two annual cleanliness weeks in local government identified areas.
  • Massive awareness campaigns by Clean Green Scouts/ Champions in public places like hospitals, bus stands, markets etc for C&GPM .
  • Introduce waste segregation and recycling of university solid waste in the hostels and campuses. Discourage the use of unnecessary waste through promoting the use of recycling materials and products.
  • Allocate and mark land fill site for university’s solid waste, contracting with local Government or private sector for effective utilization of recycled waste and arrangements for appropriate disposal of non-recyclable waste.
  • Generate at least one annual publication on business model of solid waste-following the 3 R principles (Reduce, Recycle and Reuse).

Liquid Waste Management & Hygiene

  • Organize hand washing days with support of private sector in adjacent communities and schools.
  • Discourage the use of open drains for toilets and waste drainage except for storm water.
  • Create wastewater treatment plant for university’s wastewater with objectives of introducing low cost solutions through providing maximum exposure to air, sunlight and inventing locally manufactured affordable chemical treatment compounds. It can be wet lands and small treatment units. The output of the wastewater treatment plants shall be linked with testing the quality of treated water to find if it is within the permissible limited of WHO/ National Standards (Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD).
  • Generate at least one annual publication on successful economic model of wastewater treatment plant.
  • Facilitate service delivery departments designing and installing cost effective solutions for wastewater treatment.

Total Sanitation

  • Celebrate toilet days in high risk communities (identified by Local Governments).
  • At least one annual publication on economic and viable models of septic tanks.
  • Implement PATS approach for 500 open defecating households annually and generating evidence base research publications on PATS.
  • Make all toilets and hand washing facilities of university functional.

Safe Drinking Water

  • Install water filtration system on all drinking water sources of university with safe drinking water quality as per water quality test.
  • Celebrate water days in high risk communities (identified by Local Governments).
  • Create awareness among the communities about water treatment options at household levels and water safety.
  • Promote the judicious use of drinking water and discourage the unnecessary use of drinking water for car wash, streets etc.
  • Generate at least one annual publication on economic methods of water filtration.