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Collaboration

  1. How does the institution collaborate and interact with research laboratories, institutes and industry for research activities. Cite examples and benefits accrued of the initiatives - collaborative research, staff exchange, sharing facilities and equipment, research scholarships etc.

  • The faculty members of the institution who are engaged in research activities, use the State Library, State Achieves, State Muslim, Library of Utkal University, Ravenshaw University and other institution to facilitate their research outlook.

  • Some scholars also use national libraries like CIEFL.CU of Hyderabad and language laboratory of different institution.

  • The staff exchange programs are also undertaken for exchanging research methodology.

      1. Provide details on the MoUs/collaborative arrangements (if any) with institutions of national importance/other universities/ industries/Corporate (Corporate entities) etc. and how they have contributed to the development of the institution.

  • The authority of this college signs MU with Utkal University and Tata institute of Social Science (TISS) to start certificate course on Skill Development Programs under NUSSD in which the students have been largely benefited by the skill development Causes.




      1. Give details (if any) on the industry-institution-community interactions that have contributed to the establishment / creation/up-gradation of academic facilities, student and staff support, infrastructure facilities of the institution viz. laboratories / library/ new technology /placement services etc.

  • The students, through field visit program get opportunity to interact with various fish culture farms, Fishing Trading Institution, Chilika Development Authority, Fishery Research Institute which helps them to develop institution industry development.




      1. Highlighting the names of eminent scientists/participants who contributed to the events, provide details of national and international conferences organized by the college during the last four years.

  1. Prof. Ganesh Prasad Das, Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University

  2. Prof. Saroj Kumar Mohanty, head Dept of phil Utkal University

  3. Prof. Ramakanta Naudas Head. Dept of Phil. Utkal University

  4. Prof. Anant kumar Giri, Madrass, Institute of Developed Studies

      1. How many of the linkages/collaborations have actually resulted in formal MoUs and agreements? List out the activities and beneficiaries and cite examples (if any) of the established linkages that enhanced and/or facilitated -

  • Curriculum development/enrichment

  • Internship/ On-the-job training

  • Summer placement

  • Faculty exchange and professional development

  • Research

  • Consultancy

  • Extension

  • Publication

  • Student Placement

  • Twinning programmes

  • Introduction of new courses

  • Student exchange

  • Any other

No such MoUs and agreements are made with any organization yet.


      1. Detail on the systemic efforts of the institution in planning, establishing and implementing the initiatives of the linkages/collaborations.

  • College plans to constitute a committee comprising senior staff and alumni to establish linkage and collaboration with leading institutions in the state.

  • The college has taken systematic efforts to collaborate with the leading institution in panning and establishing and implementing different initiatives.

CRITERION – IV

INFRASTRUCTURE

AND

LEARNING RESOURCES

Criterion-IV: INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES


    1. Physical Facilities

      1. What is the policy of the Institution for creation and enhancement of infrastructure that facilitate effective teaching and learning?

  • For fruitful teaching and learning of the students and to keep pace with academic growth, college regularly makes efforts for creation and enhancement of infrastructure.

  • The college has developed the minimum required infrastructural facilities and has provided latest teaching learning tools to different departments funded by the UGC. MLA/MP’s LAD fund and development fee collected from the students are utilized to enhance the infrastructure and academic facilities to the students. More number of books, journals, computers, improved laboratory equipments, reading materials, sports items and others are purchased for the purpose.




      1. Detail the facilities available for:

  1. Curricular and co-curricular activities – classrooms, technology enabled learning spaces, seminar halls, tutorial spaces, laboratories, botanical garden, specialized facilities and equipment for teaching and learning etc.

  2. Extra –curricular activities – sports, outdoor and indoor games, gymnasium, auditorium, NSS, cultural activities, Public speaking, communication skills development, yoga, health and hygiene, skill development programme etc.




  1. Curricular and co-curricular activities :

  1. No of Class Rooms : 11

  2. Examination Hall : 07

  3. Computer laboratories : 01

  4. Science Laboratories : 03

  5. Seminar Rooms : 08

  6. No. of Halls/Gallery (For Class) : N/A

  7. Botanical garden : 01

  8. Career Counseling Hall : 01

  9. Library Halls : 01

  10. Students Reading Room : 01

  11. Teachers Reading Room : 01

(b) Extra –curricular activities:



  1. NSS, YRC, Scout : 02

  2. College Canteen : 01

  3. Open Air Auditorium : 01

  4. Post Office : N/A

  5. Electric Transformer : N/A

  6. Athletic Room : 01

  7. Play Ground : 01 (One under Construction)

  8. Multi Gym : 01

  9. Community hall : 00

  10. College Garden : 02

(c )Specialized facilities and equipment for teaching, learning and research



  1. Refrigerator : N/A

  2. Vacuum Oven : N/A

  3. PH Meter : N/A

  4. Thermostat : N/A

  5. Hot Plate : N/A

  6. Electrical balance : N/A

  7. UV/VIS Spectrophotometer : N/A

  8. Optical Bench : N/A

  9. Led Circuits : N/A

  10. Cathode Ray Oscilloscope : N/A

  11. Astronomical Telescope : N/A

  12. Spectrometer : N/A

  13. Generator : 02

  14. LCD Projector : 09

  15. Binocular Research Microscope : 02

  16. Slide projector : 01

  17. Desktop Computer : 20

  18. Laptop : 05

  19. Public Address System : 04

  20. Inverter : 02

  21. Photocopier : 02

  22. Distilled water Plant : N/A

  23. Digital weighing machine : N/A

  24. Travelling Microscope : N/A

  25. Video Camera & Still Camera : 03

  26. Educational T V : 03

  27. DG set, 20 KVA : N/A




      1. How does the institution plan and ensure that the available infrastructure is in line with its academic growth and is optimally utilized? Give specific examples of the facilities developed/augmented and the amount spent during the last four years (Enclose the Master Plan of the Institution/ campus and indicate the existing physical infrastructure and the future planned expansions if any).

  • The available infrastructure is in line with the academic growth and the College takes steps to optimally utilize the same.

  • The library reading room is open to students, staff members, old faculties, alumni, research scholars and outsiders. It remains open from 10.00 AM to 4.30 PM on every working day.

  • The play ground and College campus are used by the government administration and other agencies temporary Shelter to the homeless during flood and cyclone and conduct of cultural activities.

  • The students of the College regularly practice in the College play ground and the multi-gym.

  • The students of different faculties as well as the teachers utilise the computer laboratories and internet facilities available thereon.

  • The Examination Halls and lecture theatres are used for holding of Examinations, Classes, Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.

  • The Master Plan of the College is enclosed and the College plans to undertake the following works related with development of physical infrastructure. With State Government Infrastructural assistance the College will undertake construction.




      1. How does the institution ensure that the infrastructure facilities meet the requirements of students with physical disabilities?

  • The existing infrastructure of the College is utilized by all including the students with physical disabilities. Maximum care is taken by the administration to accommodate the students with physical disabilities in ground floor while allotting the classes. Priority is given to such type of students in the library, laboratory, computer lab and other centers. Ramps have been constructed inside the college campus and walkup accessories are provided to physically disable students.




      1. Give details on the residential facility and various provisions available within them:

  • Hostel Facility

      • There is no provision of Hostel facility inside the campus.

  • Recreational facilities, gymnasium, yoga center, etc.

      • There is facility of play ground for outdoor games, football ground, basket ball court, volley ground, kabbadi ground, gymnasium, yoga centre and others available inside the college campus.

  • Facilities for medical emergencies

      • There is first aid facility in the College available in the NSS and YRC centre of the College. As the PHC is in the close proximity of the college the medical emergencies of students and staff members are quickly attended to.

  • Recreational facility-common room with audio-visual equipments

      • Separate common room for boys and girls are there. Daily news papers and monthly magazines (both Odia and English) are provided to these rooms. The open area is used for recreational facility of the students.

  • Available residential facility for the staff and occupancy constant supply of safe drinking water

      • There is no residential facility for the staff members. There is provision of constant supply of water through overhead tanks. There is provision of potable drinking water provided through water coolers, aqua guards and water purifiers installed in common place, library, laboratories, staff common room and different departments.

  • Security

      • Security provisions are there in the college campus round the clock starting from the main gate to the administrative building. Security personnel have been deployed at every strategic point to prevent trespassers and to ensure safety of the students particularly girl’s students.




      1. What are the provisions made available to students and staff in terms of health care on the campus and off the campus?

  • Since the College is situated adjacent to a Public Health Centre (PHC) which has specialists in most of the departments, students and of the campus, if suffer from any health problem, get admitted in the Hospital without any difficulty. For the medical check up of the students which is regularly conducted and for any sort of medical problem of the students and staff members the PHC is of immense help to the College. Provision of first aid is available in the NSS and YRC centre of the College. YRC unit of the college organizes Blood Donation Camp and Blood Grouping every year. Needy students of the college, staff members and outside patients are supplied blood donation cards at the time of medical emergency.



      1. Give details of the Common Facilities available on the campus –spaces for special units like IQAC, Grievance Redressal unit, Women’s Cell, Counseling and Career Guidance, Placement Unit, Health Centre, Canteen, recreational spaces for staff and students, safe drinking water facility, auditorium, etc.

  • There is separate space for different special units like IQAC, Grievance Redressal Cell, Career Counseling Cell, Canteen, Open Air Pendal, safe drinking water, computer laboratory, DG set, generator facility, inverter and others. Safe drinking water is provided to all the units.




    1. Library as a Learning Resource




      1. Does the library have an Advisory Committee? Specify the composition of such a committee. What significant initiatives have been implemented by the committee to render the library, student/user friendly?

  • The library has an advisory committee composed of the members such as the Principal, all the heads of the departments, teachers in charge of the library and librarian. The meeting is convened in the beginning of the session after completion of admission process to finalise the budget and the steps to be undertaken for improvement of the library and optimum utilisation of the library infrastructure. Steps have been taken for providing internet facility to the students in the library reading room.

      1. Provide details of the following:

  • Total area of the library (in Sq. Mts.) 1000 m2

  • Total seating capacity : 50 (Students), 10 (Staff Members)

  • Working hours (on working days, on holidays, before examination days, during examination days, during vacation)

The library remains open during every working day from 10.00 AM to 4.30 PM and from 10AM to 1 PM during vacations.

  • Layout of the library

There is separate reading room for students which facilitates comfortable reading for them. Internet facility to access study materials is also available. The benefit of photo copy facility is extended to the students at subsidized rates.


      1. How does the library ensure purchase and use of current titles, print and e-journals and other reading materials? Specify the amount spent on procuring new books, journals and e-resources during the last four years.

  • After preparation of budget in the library advisory committee orders are placed to different firms on the basis of the requirements of the departments for purchase of new titles. Regular subscription of periodicals and journals are made to keep the students and staff members abreast of latest knowledge. Books are issued to staff members and students and they are allowed to retain the same for a specific period.

  • The amount spent on procuring new books, journals and periodicals are as under.

Library Holdings

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

No

Total Cost

No

Total Cost

No

Total Cost

No

Total Cost

Text Books

219

44483

500

76014

348

50035

554

185335

Reference Books

35




37




13




373




Journals/ Periodicals

0




0




0




10




e-Resources

0




0




0




0




Any Other

Magazine


0




0




118




142







      1. Provide details on the ICT and other tools deployed to provide maximum access to the library collection?

  • Federated searching tools to search articles in multiple databases

  • Library Website

The information about library are there reflected in the college website

  • In-house/remote access to e-publications

In-house access to e- publications exist in the college library.

  • Library automation

Library automation is there for easy access to books and journals.



  • Total number of computers for public access

One computer is there for public access one inside the College Library and one in the reading room.

  • Total numbers of printers for public access

One printer is there for public access.

  • Internet band width/ speed : BSNL Broadband with 512KBPS speed




      1. Provide details on the following items:

      • Average number of walk-ins : 70

      • Average number of books issued/returned : 70

      • Ratio of library books to students enrolled : 08 :1

      • Average number of books added during last three years : 1825

      • Details of “weeding out” of books and other materials: 1060 books have been weeded out so far during last 4 years.




      1. Give details of the specialized services provided by the library

  • Manuscripts: Manuscripts are not available in the library.

  • Reference: Reference books for students and staff members are provided in the reading room.

  • Reprography : Reprographic facility is provided at subsidized rates for students and staff members.

  • ILL (Inter Library Loan Service) : No

  • Information deployment and notification (Information Deployment and Notification): Important information in daily newspapers is notified for information of students and staff members. The information related to the College is collected and preserved systematically in a file.

  • Download: Students and staff members are given the facility to download academic materials, UGC model syllabus, results of University Examination, date of entrance tests, important notifications etc as and when required.

  • Printing: With two printers installed in the library, printing facility is available on an urgent basis.

  • Reading list/ Bibliography compilation : Reading list is available in the library.

  • In-house/remote access to e-resources: This facility is available.

  • User Orientation and awareness: The detail guidelines regarding use of library are mentioned in the College Calendar and communicated to all the beginning of the session. The outside users are made aware of the rules by the librarian.

  • Assistance in searching Databases: It is provided by the librarian.




      1. Enumerate on the support provided by the Library staff to the students and teachers of the college.

  • The library staff are very much cordial and eager to serve both students and teachers promptly. They take no time in issuing library cards, tracing and issuing the books, giving clearances and other facilities.




      1. What are the special facilities offered by the library to the visually/physically challenged persons? Give details.

  • They are attached more to the disabled student than the physically well off students. More number of books are issued to them if required and the delivery is done quickly. The library staff members take extra care for them.




      1. Does the library get the feedback from its users? If yes, how is it analysed and used for improving the library services. (What strategies are deployed by the Library to collect feedback from users? How is the feedback analysed and used for further improvement of the library services?)

  • Feedback is collected from the students incorporating the library infrastructure and functioning of the same. The reactions, opinions and suggestions collected thereby are analyzed in the library advisory committee meeting and appropriate steps are taken for further improvement of the library services.




    1. IT Infrastructure:

      1. Give details on the computing facility available (hardware and software) at the institution.

  • Number of computers with Configuration (provide actual number with exact configuration of each available system)

Total numbers of Computers are-20 having P-IV, Dual core, core to Duo, I3, I5 processors, Hard disk, 120GB, 320GB, 500GB, RAM-1GB, 2GB

  • Computer-student ratio : 1:50

  • Stand alone facility: NO

  • LAN facility: The College have LAN connectivity with networking system to main office, examination, accounts, establishment, UGC section & SAMS with a server. There will be a Networking Resource Center having numbers of computers with LAN connectivity.

  • Wi-fi facility :- NO

  • Licensed software:- literature and antivirus softwares.

  • Number of nodes/ computers with Internet facility:- 20 (7 with internet facility)

  • Any other:- The College has internet facility, e-library, teaching and learning with the help of LCD Projector and Over Head Projector.




      1. Detail on the computer and internet facility made available to the faculty and students on the campus and off-campus?

  • Computer and internet facility (Broad band) are available in the Principal’s office, Administrative section, Admission section, Accounts section, Examination section, library.




      1. What are the institutional plans and strategies for deploying and upgrading the IT infrastructure and associated facilities?

  • The institution takes the action plan to deploy the IT infrastructure at appropriate places on the basis of the requirements of students and staff members. Steps have been taken to upgrade the old generation computers to new one with addition of new versions of software. The College plans to install wi-fi facility in the campus and to extend internet facility to boarders of both the Hostels. The college has also the plan to deploy Edu-Sat, teaching and learning with the help of Video Conferencing, more number of digital class rooms with latest technology.




      1. Provide details on the provision made in the annual budget for procurement, upgradation, deployment and maintenance of the computers and their accessories in the institution (Year wise for last four years)

  • Provisions are made for procurement, deployment and maintenance of computers and their accessories from the Grants sanctioned by UGC from time to time on different heads. The College also spends some amount from its own fund. The details are given below.




      1. How does the institution facilitate extensive use of ICT resources including development and use of computer-aided teaching/ learning materials by its staff and students?

  • The institution facilitates extensive use of ICT resources for teaching and learning by the staff and students. The students and staff members are free to use the computer laboratory and the computers installed in library and different departments. The teachers teach with power point presentation and LCD projector indicating the main points and there is interactive session with the students. The students also present the seminar papers through power point.




      1. Elaborate giving suitable examples on how the learning activities and technologies deployed (access to on-line teaching - learning resources, independent learning, ICT enabled classrooms/learning spaces etc.) by the institution place the student at the centre of teaching-learning process and render the role of a facilitator for the teacher.

  • Extensive use of ICT resources in the class room teaching place the students in the centre of teaching –learning process. The students after being shown the broad points are advised to develop the ideas and present the same in the context of current developments. Collection of related study materials through internet acts as a supplement to the class room teaching and facilitates the teacher for further advanced teaching.




      1. Does the Institution avail of the National Knowledge Network connectivity directly or through the affiliating university? If so, what are the services availed of?

  • No such facility has been availed by the College.




    1. Maintenance of Campus Facility:

      1. How does the institution ensure optimal allocation and utilization of the available financial resources for maintenance and upkeep of the following facilities (substantiate your statements by providing details of budget allocated during last four years)?

  • The institution ensures optimal allocation and utilization of its available financial resources for maintenance and up keeping of building, furniture, equipment, computers and other related items.







2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15



Building

2,96,750/=

3,50,000/=

36,10,000/=

7,73,200/=



Furniture

40,000/=

18,000/=

15,000/=

25,000/=



Equipment

10,18,350/=

22,50,000/=

12,50,000/=

9,14,600/=



Computers

79,500

2,44,200

7,19,797

46,200



Vehicles

---

---

---

---



Any other (Specify) if any,

(Drinking water,



39,720

80,020

5,07,244

1,22,240




      1. What are the institutional mechanisms for maintenance and upkeep of the infrastructure, facilities and equipment of the college?

  • Allocation for these activities is made as per approximate budget and the construction committee with the help of the Engineer undertakes the work. Resources are pooled from the development fund of the College and UGC assistance. On the basis of the information received from different departments, sections, wings and others the concerned equipments are repaired and kept in proper order.




      1. How and with what frequency does the institute take up calibration and other precision measures for the equipment/instruments?

  • In the beginning of the academic session different departments, sections, wings and units are informed to intimate the office regarding the status of the equipments and the steps to be undertaken for keeping those items in running order. The institution undertakes measures accordingly for the benefit of the student community.




      1. What are the major steps taken for location, upkeep and maintenance of sensitive equipment (voltage fluctuations, constant supply of water etc.)?

  • The College has two Honda generators, two inverters and stabilizers to avoid power failure and voltage fluctuations and to facilitate uninterrupted power supply to the class rooms and laboratories. The College has four water tanks providing water to all the blocks of the College with separate overhead tanks to ensure constant water supply.


Any other relevant information regarding Infrastructure and Learning Resources which the college would like to include.
The college is situated by the side of the arterial National Highway No. 05 and adjacent to the world famous Lagoon Chilika. It has adequate infrastructure and resource to be a centre of excellence like well-equipped class rooms, laboratories, computerized library, a state of the art language laboratory, computer labs, NSS, YRC wings, and a multi-gym. Regular and adequate measures are taken for the maintenance and up gradation of the existing infrastructure.

CRITERION – V

STUDENT SUPPORT

AND

PROGRESSION

Criterion-V: STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION

    1. Student Mentoring and Support

      1. Does the institution publish its updated prospectus/handbook annually? If ‘yes’, what is the information provided to students through these documents and how does the institution ensure its commitment and accountability?

  • College publishes the updated prospectus annually reflecting information regarding the college in general and information regarding the application form, date of its submission, reservation of seats, subject combination, weightage, rules, admission rules, rules for honours selection and fee structure in particulars. After 2012-13 academic session, e-admission is done through SAMS (Students Academic and Management System) and common prospectus is available online where information about number of seats, subject combination, seat strength are reflected. In addition to that the college publishes the calendar annually where the vision, mission, goals, objectives, information about the faculty members and other staff members, various extracurricular assignments, rules and regulations about the college, students’ union, library etc. are included and the institution ensures its commitments to follow thoroughly these documents.




      1. Specify the type, number and amount of institutional scholarships / free ships given to the students during the last four years and whether the financial aid was available and disbursed on time?

  • The students of this college are awarded SC/ST/Minority/Merit scholarships, Fisherman children scholarship Nirman Shramik Children Scholarship and Daily Labour children scholarship are granted by the State Government and Central Government and other charitable agencies/trusts like Jindal Foundation Memorial Prize are also awarded to poor-cum-merit scholarship. The college provides Poor Boys fund and Student Aid Fund to poor-cum-meritorious & disabled students.




Name of the Scholarship (in Rupees)




FS/SSG/SAF

PMS

UGC

Sr.Merit

Minority

Sports

2009-10

---

3,72,000/=

---

30,000/=

---

---

2010-11

---

2,99,000/=

1,20,000/=

20,000/=

---

---

2011-12

1,800/=

3,40,000/=

3,00,000/=

20,000/=

---

---

2012-13

3,000/=

4,40,000/=

---

20,000/=

---

---

2013-14






















      1. What percentage of students receives financial assistance from state government, central government and other national agencies?

  • Approximately 25% of students of the college receive financial assistance from State Government, Central Government and other agencies. State Government also provides financial assistance in the form of Merit Scholarship, Physically Challenged Scholarship, Post-Metric Scholarship, Hindi and Sanskrit Scholarship, Sports Talent Scholarship, The Samaj Scholarship and others. Central Government provides financial assistance in the form of National Scholarship, Bidi Worker’s children Scholarship, Scholarship to children of ex-sevicemen, Mines worker’s children Scholarship, UGC Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) and Minority and others.




Percentage of students receiving financial assistance

2010-11

46

2011-12

41

2012-13

48

2013-14

42




      1. What are the specific support services/facilities available for

  • Students from SC/ST, OBC and economically weaker sections

  • SC and ST students are given weightage at the time of admission and are awarded scholarships along with economically backward students by different agencies. Remedial and coaching classes are held to improve their academic standard.

  • Students with physical disabilities

  • Physically handicapped students are awarded weightage at the time of admission and are awarded scholarship by different agencies. Further, remedial and coaching classes are done to improve their academic standard.

  • Overseas students

  • No such students are admitted in the college

  • Students are initiated to participate in various competitions. Staff members furnish tips for various competitions by taking extra classes. Some students of the college receive prizes in competitions

  • Medical assistance to students: health centre, health insurance etc.

  • The institution deposits the students’ insurance fee after the admission process is over it also maintains First Aid. Since timely medical services are available from the nearby CHC.

  • Organizing coaching classes for competitive exams

  • Our college plans for organizing orientation and coaching classes for various competitive examinations with the arrangement of resource persons from various fields. However, career counseling tips are provided to the students by the faculty whenever sought. This is conducted under career counseling programme.

  • Skill development (Spoken English, computer literacy, etc.,)

  • The college provides facilities on courses of communicative English and resource persons both from inside and outside are invited to enhance the communicative skill of the students. Computer literacy as well as various other IT courses is provided by the college NUSSD programme takes special care in implementing such skill development programmes.

  • Support for “slow learners”

  • Extra classes are taken by various departments and faculty members take intense care for slow learners and such students enjoy freedom to consult the concerned faculty at their convenience. They are also provided the simplified study materials and handouts and advised to refer various books. There is also a question bank in the college library for the reference of the students.



  • Exposures of students to other institution of higher learning/corporate/business house etc.

  • Students are taken on study tours to State Museum, State Library & nearby Govt. Agencies like Chilika Development Authority, Fisheries Training Institute to gain practical knowledge.

  • Publication of student magazines

  • College magazine “NILAMBU” is published every year where the students get opportunity to exhibit their literacy creativity and talent. In addition, departments have their wall magazines where the students display their academic talent. Some departments also publish seminar bulletins and journals.




      1. Describe the efforts made by the institution to facilitate entrepreneurial skills, among the students and the impact of the efforts.

  • Under NUSSD Program the college organizes entrepreneurship development program for students to manifest their skills and other creative skills to make them employable after the end of the program Sri Bhagirathi Paikray, Sri Kanhu Charan Panda have been invited as experts to facilitate the said program from 2014-2015. Dr K C Moharana also conducted National Entrepreneur Development Program sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi National Youth Development Govt. of India in 2015 is which students get the opportunity to make their proposed entrepreneurship program.




      1. Enumerate the policies and strategies of the institution which promote participation of students in extracurricular and co-curricular activities such as sports, games, Quiz competitions, debate and discussions, cultural activities etc.

  • The college has framed different strategies and policy for the promotion of extracurricular and co-curricular activities among the students. The college authority forms various committees for smooth implementation of different competitions like debate, essay, story, poem, music, dance, mono-action, painting and other creativity activities.

  • The students, every year, are allowed to participate the inter-college competitions on the respective areas and bring glory to the college.

  • The college installs multi-Gym center to mobilize the sports culture among the students

  • The students also participate in outreach sports programs conducted by Utkal University, CHSE and Department of Sports And Youth Services in state and National Level.

  • The college provides sports uniforms, required equipments and sports materials to the players for participating in college level and state level.

  • The college offers weightage to the students at the time of admission those have participated in state Level and National level sports and Games.

  • The college organizes Annual Athletic met every year to explore their sports talents and inspire them by awarding the winners in the Annual Athletic function of the institution.




      1. Enumerating on the support and guidance provided to the students in preparing for the competitive exams, give details on the number of students appeared and qualified in various competitive exam such as UGC-CSIR-NET, UGC-NET, SLET, ATE / CAT / GRE / TOFEL / GMAT / Central /State services, Defense, Civil Services, etc.

  • Under the guidance of Career Counseling Cell, the college organizes different Orientation Programs by inviting the experts from reported Engineering colleges, Management colleges and District Industry Promotion officers to make them aware of the various professional courses.After completion of graduation, many students have joined the professional courses and join in Indian Defense service, Indian Police service, OPSC, Indian Banking Service and other national level service like UGC-NET, SLET, OTET and other state level and National level services.




      1. What type of counseling services are made available to the students (academic, personal, career, psycho-social etc.)

  • At the time of admission an orientation and counseling program are offered to the freshers Personal counseling programs is organized by the Department of Psychology and Education, through the field projects conducted outside the college.

  • The college regularly offers career counseling programs through Career Counseling Cell.

  • The Psychosocial Counseling and behavioral counseling are also periodically organized by the Department of Psychology to inculcate the social values in the changing scenario.




      1. Does the institution have a structured mechanism for career guidance and placement of its students? If ‘yes’, detail on the services provided to help students identify job opportunities and prepare themselves for interview and the percentage of students selected during campus interviews by different employers (list the employers and the programmes).

  • The college has a Career Counseling Cell and Placement Cell, to make the students aware of different kinds of state / central and private jobs and part time opportunities. These information are offered to the students through display boards and bulletins.

  • NUSSD also annually organizes placement programs for the students by inviting different agencies and corporate farms.




      1. Does the institution have a student grievance redressal cell? If yes, list (if any) the grievances reported and redressed during the last four years.

  • Yes, there is a Grievance Redresal Cell consisting of a few senior members in this college. Since the college is ragging-free, peaceful and disciplined and the demands of the students are fulfilled in time, there is no grievance worth mentioning has been reported during the last four years.




      1. What are the institutional provisions for resolving issues pertaining to sexual harassment?

  • There is a cell to resolve issues pertaining to sexual harassment, as per the Hon’ble Supreme Court guide lines, but there has not been a single case reported so far.




      1. Is there an anti-ragging committee? How many instances (if any) have been reported during the last four years and what action has been taken on these?

  • Anti-ragging committee has been formed, but there is no report of any such incident in the college till now.

  • Self Defense Training Programme for College Girls have been implemented in the college developing Self confidence of the girls to protect themselves from ragging.




      1. Enumerate the welfare schemes made available to students by the institution.

  • The college provides the following welfare schemes to the students

  • Post-matric scholarship to SC, ST, OBC and Minor Community by the State Government.

  • Free-ship to the poor students.




      1. Does the institution have a registered Alumni Association? If ‘yes’, what are its activities and major contributions for institutional, academic and infrastructure development?

  • Yes, the alumni association has been registered and it renders help and cooperation to the college administration all the time. Especially on the College Foundation Day function and on several other occasions the alumni association plays vital roles. They contribute immensely through their involvement and inspiration to the students to be academically and morally good and responsible citizens in future. They also sponsor several student welfare programmes like road safety week, plantation and literacy drive, eradication of social evils etc.

    1. Student Progression

      1. Providing the percentage of students progressing to higher education or employment (for the last four batches) highlight the trends observed.

Student progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG

25%

PG to M.Phil.

---

PG to Ph.D.

---

Employed

  • Campus selection

  • Other than campus recruitment

NIL


25%




      1. Provide details of the programme wise pass percentage and completion rate for the last four years (cohort wise/batch wise as stipulated by the university)? Furnish programme-wise details in comparison with that of the previous performance of the same institution and that of the Colleges of the affiliating university within the city/district.

  • Students’ enrollment and result of last 4 years is attached




      1. How does the institution facilitate student progression to higher level of education and/or towards employment?

  • The college facilitates student progression to higher level of education through its Career Counseling Cell and various career counseling organizations are invited regularly to provide guidance and ideas relating to choosing careers after UG course. The students are frequently informed about various entrance tests for admission into PG courses and towards employment through notice circulated by the Career Counseling Cell.




      1. Enumerate the special support provided to students who are at risk of failure and drop out?

  • Monthly tests and unit-wise tests are held for the academic assessment of the3 students. Extra classes and remedial classes are regularly arranged by all the departments for the academically weak students to encourage them to continue and complete their UG course.




    1. Student Participation and Activities

      1. List the range of sports, games, cultural and other extracurricular activities available to students. Provide details of participation and program calendar.

  • The following are the range of games and sports are facilities provided to the students

  1. Athletic Track

  1. Football Field




  1. Volleyball Court

  1. High Jump Pitch

  1. Long Jump Pitch

  1. Throwing Events like Short Put, Discuss & Javelin etc.

  1. Indoor Games like Carrom, Chess etc.

  1. Well equipped Multy-Gym




  • The college also provides facility to the students to participate in NSS, YRC activities and they are encouraged to take part in different cultural competitions held at college level and inter-college and state level.




      1. Furnish the details of major student achievements in co-curricular, extracurricular and cultural activities at different levels: University / State / Zonal / National / International, etc. for the previous four years.

  • Achievements in Sports

  • Achievements in NSS

  • Achievements in Drama

      1. How does the college seek and use data and feedback from its graduates and employers, to improve the performance and quality of the institutional provisions?

  • The college has the provision of collecting feedback from the continuing students regarding the performance of the teachers. Suggestions are very often taken from the alumni association to improve the performance and quality of the institutional provisions. The College receives feedback from the employers of its graduates very often when they seek from the administration the authenticity of the data submitted by the graduates.




      1. How does the college involve and encourage students to publish materials like catalogues, wall magazines, college magazine, and other material? List the publications/ materials brought out by the students during the previous four academic sessions.

  • The students are encouraged to contribute their writings to the college magazine published annually, Departmental wall magazine and competitions are organized under the auspices of Students’ Union and other Societies of the college. The winners are awarded prizes and awards as an acknowledgement of their performance on Annual Function.




      1. Does the college have a Student Council or any similar body? Give details on its selection, constitution, activities and funding.

  • The college has the provision of formation of Students’ Union and other Societies. The office bearers of these bodies are elected democratically by the bonafide students. These bodies organize cultural functions, competitions and represent the grievances of the students before the administration and contribute to the development of a healthy academic environment. Each student of the college contributes funds for the Students’ Union and other Societies at the time of admission. The selection is done in form of Election as per the norms of Lingdo Commission. The council like Students Union, Dramatic Association, Athletic Association, Day Scholar Association.



      1. Give details of various academic and administrative bodies that have student representatives on them.

  • The student representatives are there in the Anti-Ragging Cell, Sexual Harassment Cell, Grievance Redressal Cell, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Students’ Union and other Societies of the students.




      1. How does the institution network and collaborate with the Alumni and former faculty of the Institution.

  • The institution seeks the cooperation and valuable suggestions of the members of the alumni association and former faculty for the all-round development of the college. They are invited to the college on various occasions such as the college foundation day, Annual day, Academic Conferences and Seminars organized by different departments.


CRITERION – VI

GOVERNANCE, LEADERSHIP

AND

MANAGEMENT

Criterion-VI: GOVERNANCE, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

    1. Institutional Vision and Leadership:




      1. State the vision and mission of the Institution and enumerate on how the mission statement defines the institution’s distinctive characteristics in terms of addressing the needs of the society, the students it seeks to serve, institution’s traditions and value orientations, vision for the future, etc.?

Vision: The vision of the institution is to provide better educational opportunities to the students of the rural area through value based quality education, skill development programmes and community related welfare activities.

Mission: The mission is committed to empower the rural youth through higher education enabling them to develop as intellectually alive, socially responsible citizens to inculcate social moral and spiritual values. It also aims at instilling value based education and skill development programme to meet their changing needs in the globalised world.


      1. What is the role of top management, Principal and Faculty in design and implementation of its quality policy and plans?




  • The institute functions as per the plan and design framed by the triple pillar. The Management, the Principal and the Faculty. They ensure quality education creating a dynamic academic atmosphere in the campus. Different committees are formed to decentralize responsibility for different activities like admission, examination, library, magazine, calendar, construction and maintenance, Peer Team for NAAC, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Remedial Coaching, Research Committee, Computer and Network, Students Scholarship, Grievance redressal Cell, Career Counseling Cell, Discipline Committee, Women Cell, Self Defence Programme, Placement Cell, Anti-Ragging Cell, Steering Committee of NUSSD and no. of committees.




      1. What is the involvement of the leadership in ensuring?




  • Both Academic and Administrative Bursars are very much active to perform their work relating to the academic and administrative empowerment of the college.

  • The Principal calls the meeting of the HODs at every month duration to review the progression of the courses and the conduct of seminars.

  • Different activities are performed in a disciplined manner due to the formation of through respective committees

  • The institution is in it’s the local intellectual to know their valuable views and suggestions on the college.

  • Faculty members are encouraged to participate in Orientation/Refresher Courses, Workshop and Seminars and various training programmes.

  • Extension activities are conducted very often to explore the excellence among the students.




      1. What are the procedures adopted by the institution to monitor and evaluate policies and plans of the institution for effective implementation and improvement from time to time?




  • All the committees are instructed to report the Principal about their concerned activities in time.

  • All the heads of the departments meet the Principal at the end of every month to review the academic progress.

  • Staff council and Staff Association are regularly conducted to invite suggestions from the staff members for the effective progress of the institution.




      1. Give details of the academic leadership provided to the faculty by the top management?




  • All the heads of the department are entitled to look into the academic progress taking in mind the objectives of the institution. An Academic Bursar is there to take care of the academic activities, the seminars and examinations conducted by the respective department using the latest technological methods. Also an Administrative Bursar looks after the administration of the institution taking the suggestion of the Principal Besides this, a number of committees are framed to activate and run different activities.




      1. How does the college groom leadership at various levels?




  • Different committees are formed to lead different academic and co-academic activities. To take care of administration academic and accounts, Administrative Bursar, Academic Bursar and Accounts Bursar are there to help the Principal. For extension activities NSS and YRC programme officers take the lead to involve students and local community.




      1. How does the college delegate authority and provide operational autonomy to the departments / units of the institution and work towards decentralized governance system?




  • The authority provides the operational autonomy to different committees and different Bursars and officers to decentralize the governance system.




      1. Does the college promote a culture of participative management? If ‘yes’, indicate the levels of participative management.




  • The members of the management participate in a great deal and visit the institution on the special occasion of the college like college Foundation Day. Annual functions, Republic and Independence Day, Annual Athletic Meet, Dramatic Function, Conference and Seminars.

  • The Governing Body members sit with Principal, Teachers on regular interval to checkout the plot and progress of the institution and evaluate the previous academic and co-academic activities.




    1. Strategy Development and Deployment




      1. Does the Institution have a formally stated quality policy? How is it developed, driven, deployed and reviewed?




  • As stated earlier the quality policy is displayed in the vision and mission of the college and it is reviewed regularly the Principal through the report submitted by different sections.




      1. Does the Institute have a perspective plan for development? If so, give the aspects considered for inclusion in the plan.




  • The perspective plan for the development of the institution is to give it an impressive shape the construction of infrastructure opening degree course in Science and opening commerce stream and Vocational Courses.




      1. Describe the internal organizational structure and decision making processes.




  • The internal organizational structure of the College comprises of approved Governing Body, Principal-cum-Secretary of the Governing Body, Administrative Committee ,Academic Committee, Finance Committee, Construction Committee, Examination Committee, Library Committee, Research And Seminar Committee who take part in the decision making process.




Dept. of Higher Education (Govt. of Orissa)


Director of Higher Education, Orissa







Principal




Library & Extension

Research & Development



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