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Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli, Gujarat
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Gurukul Road, Savarkundla
Amreli (District Amreli)
Gujarat, India



Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat is a recognised institute / college. Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat was established on / in 1971.


Principal of Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat is Shree Malani Babubhai Haribhai.

Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College is situated in Amreli of Gujarat state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Amreli comes under Amreli Tehsil, Amreli District.

Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat is (are) : 242066.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat are 9427244066, 9829074455, 9429074544.

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Contact Details of Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat are : Phone:242796



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Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College, Amreli Gujarat runs course(s) in Arts, Commerce stream(s).


Approval details: Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College is affiliated with Saurashtra University, Rajkot (Gujarat)



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NAAC report of Shri Nootan Kelvani Mandal VD Kanakia Arts and MR Sanghvi Commerce College

SECTION I : PREFACE
Shri V.D.Kanakia Arts and M.R.Sanghvi Commerce College, Savarkundla, volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Accordingly the college prepared the self-study report and submitted it to NAAC in December, 2006. A Peer Team was constituted by the Council to visit the institution and validate the self-study report. The Peer Team consisted of the following members:

Prof.V.B.Ghuge, Chairman
Former Vice Chancellor,
Dr.B.A.M. University,
Aurangabad - 431003..

Dr. T. Srivenkataramana, Member Coordinator
Director,
Bhavan-SIET Institute of Management,
Bangalore.

Dr. I.Bhanu Murthy, Member
Principal,
VVM's Shri Damodar College of Commerce and Economics,
Margao - Goa.

The Team visited the college on 19th and 20th March, 2007.
Shri V.D.Kanakia Arts and M.R.Sanghvi Commerce College is an affiliated college of Saurashtra University, Rajkot. It was established in 1971 by The Nootan Kelavani Mandal, Savarkundla. The College has two Faculties Arts and Commerce. The College has buildings of its own. It is recognized by UGC under section 2f and 12b. The college has 12 well qualified permanent teachers, two of them with Ph.D. degree. It serves the higher educational needs of the rural people of this part of Gujarat. The unit cost of education is Rs. 10,371 with salary and Rs. 738/- excluding the salary.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analysed the self-study report submitted by the institution. During the institutional visit, the team went through all the relevant documents, visited the departments and facilities and interacted with the Principal, Management, Faculty, present students, past students and parents. The academic, co-curricular and other facilities of the college were also inspected. Based on the above exercise, and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the Peer Team assessed the college under various criteria. The commendations as well as the issues of concern are given in the following pages.

SECTION - II
Criterion I - Curricular Aspects:
The college is affiliated to Saurashtra University, Rajkot. As such the college follows the syllabi prescribed by that University. The College runs two graduate programmes viz. B.A and B.Com degree courses. In B.A the subjects offered are Gujarati, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, English, Hindi and Information Technology. To introduce a new programme within the regulations of the present system, the college takes about six to twelve months. The dropout rate is 4.7%.

Criterion II - Teaching, Learning and Evaluation :
Students are admitted through the combination of academic performances as per the regulations of Saurashtra University and the Govt. of Gujarat

The college runs remedial courses for weaker students. Advanced learners are identified and guidance is provided to them. The teachers prepare a teaching plan for the year. The college has started providing audio visual aids for use in the classroom by the teachers. The College has 12 permanent teachers out of whom two are Ph.D. degree holders. The teachers are recruited as per the policy of the State Government, UGC and the University. The College has the freedom to appointment temporary staff with the prior permission and guidelines laid down by the Gujarat Government. Many teachers have attended national level seminars and presented research papers.

Two teachers in English have published 12 books in English or Gujarati. Another teacher in Gujarati has published one book.

The college has a system of evaluation of teachers by students. It regularly evaluates students' performance by conducting unit tests. A suggestion box is maintained in the campus and the students use it to suggest the administration their needs. An average pass percentage of around 80% is maintained by the college.

Criterion III - Research, Consultancy & Extension
With two of the permanent teachers having Ph.D degrees, there exists a research potential in this college. A few teachers have published papers in some of the leading journals. Consultancy is practiced in the form of counseling the students. N.C.C. students do the regular service work as per the NCC norms. NSS is not functioning in the college at present.

Criterion IV - Infrastructure and Learning Resources:
The college has its own buildings. The buildings are located in a campus area of about 16 acres. Separate well equipped laboratory for Computer Science is available in the college with 22 PCs. There is a separate prayer hall for the purpose of conducting any group activity in the college. An audio visual room is available in the college. The building is well maintained by the management with the assistance of non-teaching staff. The college has a separate Library building. There is a separate Library Advisory Committee, which prepares the budget and allocates it among departments. There are 23,561 books in the library and the college subscribes to about 15 journals & periodicals. Playground facilities are available for cricket, Volley ball, Kabadi, kho-kho and indoor games like table tennis and chess. Two students have represented the college at the state level competitions and one at national level and one student participated at the university level in lawn tennis. Hostel is available in the college but there are no students residing in it presently.

Criterion V - Student Support & Progression:
The college maintains consistent examination results at the academic front. Scholarships of the Government of India and the Government of Gujarat are available to the students. Many of the students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are given the government scholarship.

Teachers undertake personal counselling for the benefit of students. The students are exposed to communicative skills in English and still needs improvement. Alumni association has been formed and it is very active. The members have donated a substantial amount of money to the college. Prospectus is printed every year giving details of admission procedure, facilities available etc.

Criterion VI - Organisation & Management:
The Nootan Kelavani Mandal is the apex body to formulate the policies to be executed by the Principal of the College. The Administrator of the Mandal oversees implementation of the policies of the management. Various Committees are formed for efficient administration of the college.. The Non-teaching staff are deputed to different training programmes, whenever they are organized by different Government departments. The office is supporting the college in all respects.

Criterion VII - Healthy Practices :
Cultural Programmes are regularly conducted to further the interest of the students. The faculty members monitor and counsel students allotted to them in all their academic and personal matters.

There is a large prayer hall

Organized study circles in all subjects which conduct various programmes.

Assessment of teachers by students

Spread of Gandhian values among the rural people

Regular teaching of Yoga and Meditation to the teachers and students.

The Cultural group has participated in several competitions and won prizes.

SECTION - III
Overall Analysis and Concluding Remarks:
The college functions in a rural area. Cultural activities are encouraged. There are no differences of caste and creed. There is a healthy environment for girls and boys. The students are very active and disciplined in all aspects.

Suggestions and recommendations:
There are a few areas where action needs to be taken. We have the following recommendations to make:

The library needs an introduction of open access system and computerization.

The Computer Centre needs to be urgently strengthened and developed. All teachers need to become familiar with computers and the students should also be encouraged to do so through a self-financing course.

Language skills/ communication in English and Hindi, have to be greatly improved among teachers and students. For one thing, this will enhance their self esteem besides helping them not to feel too insulated with knowledge of only Gujarati. They can also access information through the Internet more easily than now with a working knowledge of both English and the Computer operations

A full fledged English language laboratory may be developed on top priority in order to develop the communication skill of the students. This faculty may even be common to the two colleges run by the Mandal.

Post graduate courses should be started in select subjects by fixing a priority sequence. e.g. MBA and M.Com courses.

Computerization of administration, accounts and library stock / issue records is desirable.

A gymnasium may be built for the benefit of the students, seeking funds from appropriate agencies like HRD Ministry and UGC.

The faculty members are to be encouraged and impressed upon to pursue Ph.D. level work with suitable incentives. They should also take up minor and major research projects and book writing work.

The following facilities in the college are highly desirable:

a) A health center

b) A canteen

c) College bus

d) Sports complex with indoor and outdoor games facility.

e) Counseling and career guidance unit including training for Competitive examinations.

f) NCC wing for women students.

g) Display of new arrivals in the library and extended library hours.

The vast plot of land for the college should have a secure compound wall, possibly built in phases. Greenery and extra curricular activities / sports, games etc. should be well organised and developed.

Class rooms should have teaching aids like OHP and teachers should be impressed upon to use the same effectively.

The NSS activity discontinued for the past two years should be revived early in view of its basic importance and value for the students, particularly in the light of Gandhian values.

The College may initiate the process of filling up the vacant teaching positions immediately with the Government and the University.

The Peer Team thanks the Principal, the management and all the members of teaching and non-teaching staff, past and present students and parents for the co-operation extended to the Team during the visit.

Name of the Chairperson : Prof.V.B.Ghuge

Name of the Member Coordinator : Dr. T. Srivenkataramana.

Name of the member : Dr.I.Bhanu Murthy

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