MAINTENANCE & UTILIZATION OF FACILITIES
Procedures and policies for maintaining and utilizing physical, academic and support facilities: laboratory, library, sports complex, computers, classrooms etc.
It is the responsibility of the Maintenance Committee to ensure the availability of infrastructure i.e. physical, academic and support facilities as per the norms prescribed by the institution. This is achieved by horizontal, upward communication, consolidation and approval. The committee, headed by the Campus Maintenance Manager and Supervisor, is empowered to get the appropriate data from the various departments of the institution. The committee meets periodically as needed to review the requirement of assets and their maintenance and makes recommendations to the Management for approval. The committee suggests technology upgradation of the infrastructure like laboratories, furniture and other facilities based on the useful innovations for imparting professional education newly featured in the market, and also inputs given by the HODs and others.
The requirement of infrastructure / maintenance of assets for the ensuing year is collected from respective departments, scrutinized and consolidated for the preparation of the annual budget before submission to the Management for budget allocation. The same is then communicated to HODs for appropriate action. The committee also peruses any other item brought to its notice for appropriate action. As and when assets / sports items / computers / peripherals / software etc. are received on campus by respective departments, the same is immediately entered in the Stock Register / Accession Register etc. and a number is given to the respective asset and also on the bills for effecting payment.
The routine cleaning of campus and maintenance of wash rooms is undertaken by in-house workers under the supervision of the Campus Maintenance Manager. RO treated safe drinking water, generators and solar panels, UPS, air conditioning units, pumps, intercom and landline phones, biometric machines, stabilizers, projectors, printers, scanners, photocopiers, LCD projectors, laboratory equipment, lights and fans, water coolers, furniture, plumbing, CCTV, fire extinguishers and fire hoses, water tanks, campus greenery are all maintained by in-house maintenance personnel and authorised service personnel. An on-campus carpentry unit makes budgeted furniture items.
Excellent laboratory facilities are provided for all the programmes requiring the facility. The equipment is maintained by the laboratory support staff and servicing personnel from the suppliers. A well-defined procedure, as per college policy, is followed for procurement of equipment, hardware and software for laboratories.
The Library Committee ensures the regular maintenance and efficient functioning of the automated library. A part of the library premises is set up as a Digital Library with 60 computers. Internet facility, provided in the library to students and faculty members for availing e-resources and other web based information, is maintained by the IT team. This team also maintains the computer and other allied facilities provided in all the departments, the administrative office and the Examination Section.
The Campus Maintenance Committee examines and recommends the requirements of the Department of Physical Education, headed by the Physical Director, and assisted by a Physical Training Instructor, to the Management for approval.