MSU became first state university in Green Audit.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has made green audit mandatory. Maharaja Sayajirao University became the first state university to complete green audit. The survey was done with the support of students and teachers of Botany and Environmental studies department of Faculty of Science. GPS device and cell phones were used to mark the trees of campus. Total 4338 tress in all 11 campus, 14 faculties which covers 275 acres of land, 10.88 lakh sq m. 689 species of trees are in university campus.