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Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara, Gujarat


Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara, Gujarat
Address:Lokbharti Sanosara
Sanosara (District Bhavnagar)
Gujarat, India

Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat is a recognised institute / college. Status: An Autonomous college- affiliated with Bhavnagar u. Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat was established on / in 1953.

Principal of Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat is Dr HB Suthar.

Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya is situated in Sanosara of Gujarat state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat is (are) : Telephone: +91-2846-283271.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat are +91-94272-47429.

email ID(s) is Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya Sanosara Gujarat

Contact Details of Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat are : Telephone: +91-2846-283322

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Lokbharti's Graduate Basic Training College (GBTC), Sanosara
Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara


Number of seats in Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat is 230.
Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat runs course(s) in Arts, Science, Degree stream(s).
BRS (Bachelor in Rural Studies)

Approval details: Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya is affiliated with MKBU Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar (Gujarat)

Media coverage of Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Gujarat, Gujarat

NAAC report of Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya

Institutional Accreditation of

Section 1 : General Information
1.1 Name & Address of the Institution:
Lokbharati Lokseva Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara (An Autonomous College), Bhavnagar. Gujarat
1.2 Year of Establishment : June, 1953 over built-up area of 228451 SQM in a campus area of 165 acres. Recognized under 2f and 12B of UGC Act. Autonomous status granted in 1978
1.3 Current Academic Activities at the Institution (Numbers): Two
• Faculties/Schools: Two
• Departments/Centres Twelve
• Programmes/Courses offered: U.G one and P.G one
• Permanent Faculty Members: 14 (U.G.) + 3 (P.G.)
• Permanent Support Staff: 15 ( U.G.) + 1 (P.G.)
• Students: U.G : 235 P.G 52 287
1.4 Three major features in the institutional context(as perceived by the Peer Team)
• The institution is fully residential
• Environment and ecology is the focus in education
• Inter disciplinary approach to rural development

1.6 Composition of the Peer Team which
Undertook the on-site visit:

Professor R.R.Singh (Chairman)
Professor. Nisar Ali ( Member Co-ordinator)
Member - Co-ordinator
Dr V.J.Philip (Member)
NAAC Officer:
Dr. M.S. Shyamsunder ( Co-ordinating Officer)

ANALYSIS Observations(Strengths and/or Weaknesses) on key-aspects
(Please limit to three major ones for each and use telegraphic language(It is not necessary to indicate all the three bullets each time, write only the relevant ones)
2.1 Curricular Aspects:
2.1.1. Curricular Design & Development:

• Course and curriculum is institution and mission specific; not yet listed by UGC
• Follows annual pattern of examination
• The college has role in curriculum design and its framing.
• Some faculty members on University Board of Studies
2.1.2 Academic Flexibility :

• Flexibility in courses offered evident
• Unit wise division of courses
• Further scope for job oriented courses.
2.1.3 Feedback on curriculum

• Feedback obtained annually from students
• Systematic mechanism on feedback to be introduced
• Analysis of feedback of parent-alumni needs to be systematized
2.1.4 Curriculum Update: • Curriculum is updated after every five years.
• Strong field work component
• The present course curriculum not revised for last eight years.
2.1.5 Best Practices in Curricular Aspects(if any): • Annual labour service of 250 hrs.
• Internship for stipulated period
• Off campus camps
2.2 Teaching-Learning & Evaluation:
2.2.1 Admission Process and Student
• Admission is based on merit with 50%
marks in qualifying examinations.
• Entrance and oral test
• There is a provision for marginalized students in admissions with low percentage of marks for eligibility.
2.2.2 Catering to the Diverse Needs: • Limited opportunities are available to bridge the knowledge gap of incoming students.
• Tutorials are taken and additional time inputs provided in the learning process.
• College caters to differently abled students.
2.2.3 Teaching-Learning Process: • Teaching-Learning is based on lecture method predominantly with practicals
• ICT need to be made effective part of teaching.
• Learning resources are adequately used.
2.2.4 Teacher Quality : • The faculty needs to upgrade academic qualification as only 4 out of 15 teachers are Ph.D.
• Recruitment process is on merit and as per Government and University rules.
• Teachers need to undergo refresher and orientation courses.
2.2.5 Evaluation Process & Reforms:
• Annual examinations are followed as per University statutes
• The college conducts periodical internal assessment tests by various methods.
• The internal assessment is transparent and discussed with students.
2.2.6 Best Practices in Teaching-
Learning and Evaluation (If any): • Teachers share administrative works
• 50 percent students covered under tutor ward system
2.3 Research, Consultancy &
2.3.1 Promotion of Research:
• Research by faculty is evident but teachers need to be motivated to undertake research.
• International wheat breeding nursery has developed high breed seed variety which is commercialized
• Research center in non conventional energy sources.

2.3.2 Research and Publications
• Some publication by faculty is evident
• Two completed Research projects

2.3.3 Consultancy: • The institution provides consultancy to farmers on best practices without fee
• Inter-industry linkage needs to be strengthened for consultancy.
2.3.4 Extension Activities: • NSS conducts extension activities on regular basis.
• Active interest in community involvement in extension.
• Students and teachers of animal husbandry and Agronomy are actively involved in community extension
2.3.5 Collaborations: • Collaboration is evident and needs further to be strengthened.
• Linkage with co-operative, forest department, Panchayat and Grameen vikas Bank
• Tradition of guest lectures and extension lectures exists.
2.3.6 Best Practices in Research, Consultancy & Extension (if any):
• Positive impact on villages, their quality of life.
• Studies on ground water contamination, nutritional status etc. relevant.
Infrastructure and Learning Resources:
2.4.1 Physical Facilities for Learning:
• Water storage facility is good
• Additional sports and other facilities need to be provided to students
• Library resources are adequate.
2.4.2 Maintenance of Infrastructure:
• Sufficient funds are available for maintenance
• Effective mechanism to be evolved for regular maintenance
2.4.3 Library as a Learning Resources:
• The library has 45000 titles and 130 magazines, 8 journals and 25 CDs/DVDs
• Adequate space and infrastructure.
• Reprographic facility automation facility created.
2.4.4 ICT as Learning Resources: • Efforts have been initiated for computer learning
• ICT resource needs to be augmented with internet facility
• Steps need to be taken to introduce computer education in class rooms.
2.4.5 Other facilities: • Staff room is available
• The other learning facility as residential institution exists
2.4.6 Best Practices in the
development of infrastructure
and Learning Resources
(if any): • Strong demonstration projects.
• Book - students ratio adequate.
2.5 Student Support and Progression :

2.5.1 Student Progression:
• The performance of the students in the university examination ranges between 96 to 100 percent
• Student progression record for IAS,IPS,NET,CSIR fellowship etc need to be maintained
2.5.2 Student Support:
• Group insurance available
• Scholarship of Rs 4.3 lac from government and Rs.1.8 lac by trust was distributed last year
• Students need to be provided skills for professional development
2.5.3 Student Activities:
• Student participation in extension activities is evident.
• Students participation in cultural activities exhibit talents
• Students involvement in agriculture based community development programme evident in rural catchment areas.
2.5.4 Best Practices in Student Support and Progression (if any):
• Aid to students
• Students counseling centre & Health centre
• Earning while learning is evident
2.6 Governance and Leadership :
2.6.1 Institutional Vision and Leadership:

• College is managed by trust.
• The college has good coordination between management and leadership.
• 12 goals well-linked with academic program
2.6.2 Organizational Arrangements:

• Functioning of the college is controlled by the Managing Society
• Committees are constituted to address general grievances
• The college needs to institutionalize Women's Cell as per UGC/ Govt. guide lines on sexual harassment.
2.6.3 Strategy Development & Deployment:
• The college needs to draw a long term plan for future programmes

2.6.4 Human Resource Management:

• Teachers need to be encouraged to participate in conferences/seminars
• The college needs to provide professional development incentives.
• The college needs to have self appraisal mechanism for faculty and also based on students feed back
2.6.5 Financial Management and Resource Mobilization:
• Adequate funds are available. The grant-in-aid is Rs 44.3 lacs
• Realistic estimation of financial resources required
• Additional resource mobilization by parent - alumni and other sources needed
2.6.6 Best Practices in Governance and Leadership (If any):
• Outdoor community dinner once a month
• Reaching out in calamity
• Students participation in Governance
2.7 Innovative Practices:
2.7.1 Internal Quality Assurance
System: • Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) needs to be furthers strengthen established
2.7.2 Inclusive Practices:

• Meeting educational needs of poor students
• Value based education is provided.
2.7.3 Stakeholder Relationships: • Local perception is positive
• The alumni and parents need to get activated for development of the college
Section III : OVERALL ANALYSIS Observations (Please limit to five major ones for each and use telegraphic language) (It is not necessary to denote all the five bullets for each)
3.1 Institutional Strengths : • Application of Gandhian approach
• Value-based education
• Residential character
• Use of appropriate low cost rural-based technology.
3.2 Institutional Weaknesses : • Faculty need to upgrade academic qualification.
• Inadequate infrastructure
• Lack of academic flexibility
3.3 Institutional Opportunities : • Effective coordination between management, leadership and faculty.
• Potential for expansion of animal science with thrust on community development.
• Scope for job oriented courses
3.4 Institutional Challenges : • Proficiency in Functional English and communicative skills
• Expansion and maintenance of physical infrastructure
• Female education in skill and innovative courses.

Section IV : Recommendations for Quality Enhancement of the Institution
(Please limit to ten major ones and use telegraphic language)
(It is not necessary to indicate all the ten bullets)
• Follow up on the specification of degrees/courses with UGC
• Faculty be encouraged to take up research by using appropriate motivational strategies
• Faculty need to improve their academic qualification and involve in research pursuit.
• ICT infrastructure with internet needs to be upgraded and increasingly used in teaching learning process.
• Extension activities need to be further augmented.
• More facilities in sports and sports infrastructure need to be provided.
• Incorporation of Human Rights component in courses.
• Life skill development programmes including career counseling and placement cell for student mentoring need to be strengthened.
• Management of the college to formulate long term perspective plan

I agree with the observations of the peer team as mentioned in this report.

Signature of the principal Signature of the Head of the Institution
Dr.Hasmukhbhai Suthar Dr Arunkumar Dave

Principal Director,
Lokbharati Lokseva Lokbharti Lokseva
Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara Mahavidyalaya, Sanosara
(An Autonomous College) (An Autonomous College) Bhavnagar Gujarat. Bhavnagar Gujarat

Peer Team Members:

Professor R.R.Singh, Chairman

Professor Nisar Ali, Member Co-ordinator

Dr V.J.Philip, Member

Dr.M.S.Shyamsunder, NAAC Officer

Place: Bhavnagar, Gujarat Date: 21-09--2008

Peer Team Report


Institutional Accreditation


Lokbharti Lokseva Mahavidyalaya - Sanosara

Submitted to


Place : Sanosara, Dist.Bhavnagar (Gujarat)
Dated : 21.09.2008

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