SVT Green Initiatives


The “Organic Kitchen Garden Project” is an initiative taken up by Sir Vithaldas Thackersey (SVT) College of Home Science (Empowered Autonomous Status), SNDT Womens, University , Juhu, Mumbai in collaboration with Medical Research Centre- Kasturba Health Society (MRC- KHS), Vile Parle East, Mumbai. The intent of the project was to empower students, faculty and non teaching staff by providing them an opportunity to learn organic kitchen gardening to enhance the skill of growing their own food. Both the organizations are dedicated to the field of research and education and hence this project has helped generate research opportunities for the students in the area of organic farming and also establish linkages with other organizations working in this area.

The vision of the project is student empowerment, amalgamation of nutrition principles with kitchen garden and collaboration with the research cell to undertake relevant research.

  1.   To develop knowledge and skills of the students to understand the importance of nutritious food and nutrition sensitive agriculture and thereby develop innovative recipes
  2.  To provide an opportunity to the students, faculty and non teaching staff of the institute to learn organic kitchen gardening through receiving hands on experience
  3.  To generate research opportunities in the area of organic farming for students along with establishing collaborations with different bodies specializing in this area
  4.  To involve the entire institution administration and department in developing the bio- intensive gardens
  5.  To teach organic cultivation to the community by utilizing the kitchen garden site as a demonstration plot
  6. To standardize the methodology for developing bio-intensive gardens which can be replicated in different areas and different situations and to develop guidelines in the form of a manual


International Coverage of Microgreens study conducted by SVT Green Initiatives Club by Scroll on DW channel in Germany.

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