Karanj belongs to pea family Fabaceae. Native in tropical and temperate Asia including parts of Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, Malaysia, Australia and Pacific islands. Grows to about 15 to 25m in height with a large canopy which spreads equally wide. Karanj is increasingly used for oil production due to its use in biodiesel. In India, karanj has been traditionally used by villagers on slopy uplands to bind the soil.
Location: Near Campus hub, near H4, H8 and H3