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Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Address: Plot / Street / Area
Civic Centre, Jonesganj
Jabalpur (District Jabalpur)
Madhya Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 482002


Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh is managed by Society: Hitkarini Sabha Civic Centre Marhatal Jabalpur. Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh was established on / in 1969.


Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College) is situated in Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Jabalpur comes under Jabalpur Tehsil, Jabalpur District.

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Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh runs course(s) in Education stream(s).
Bachelor of Arts(B.A.)
Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com)
Bachelor of Science(B.Sc)
B.Sc(Computer Science)
Master of Arts(M.A.)
Master of Commerce(M.Com)
B.Ed.

Profile of Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College)

The Hitkarini City College is now known as Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini Womens College) was established in 1933 by the leading and one of the oldest educational organization of central India, Hitkarini Sabha. The college campus is situated in the heart of Jabalpur city in Madhya Pradesh. The college has both graduate and post graduate courses which are taught by experienced faculty. It provides quality education in the field of Humanities - Economics, Hindi Literature, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Science Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science, Micro-biology and Electronics and Commerce. The college aims to provide education to the masses with a very reasonable fee structure. The college campus has the required infrastructure in the form of class rooms, laboratories, library, etc to provide a good teaching environment.

Date Of Submission : 28/10/2010, Thursday 4:03 Pm
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference Id : Wmpjbpin-724
Tan. No :
Nacc Accredited : No
--Ncte Nacc Grade : Na
--Year Of Nacc Accredation : Na
Minority : No
--Minorty Type : Na
--Religion : Na
--Language : Na
Location College/Institution : Urban
Located In : Comercial_Complex
Building Type : Leased Land/Building
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) : 100429
Total Built Up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 5951
Nature Of Land Holding : Lease
Type Of Land(Lease) : Private
Construction Completed Date : 31/05/2008
Shared Campus Area : 2009
Campus Shared By : By Resolution
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : 5/6 Block-84
Revenue Village Of The Land : -
Land Is Free From All Encumbrances ? : Yes
Type Of College/Institution : Women's College
Management Of The College/Institution : Self Financed Institution(Private)
Management Of College/Institute : Na
Institution Or Its Managing Society/Body Registered ? : Yes
Registration Act :
M.P.Registrationact-
1959(No.1of1960)
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Male) : 4
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Female) : 5
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 9


Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher Id Designation
Wmpjbpte-17399 Assitt.Prof
Wmpjbpte-18510 Assitt.Prof.
Wmpjbpte-3331 Principle
Wmpjbpte-5713 Assitt.Prof.
Wmpjbpte-17569 Assitt.Prof.
Wmpjbpte-18353 Assitt.Prof.
Wmpjbpte-17381 Assitt.Prof.
Wmpjbpte-18485 Computer Teacher
Wmpjbpte-17116 Assitt.Prof.

Composition Of Society/Trust
Name Address
Shri Chandraprabhji Pateriya Pateriya Bhavan Wright Town Jabalpur
Shri Narayanprasadji Dubey 457,Nepior Town,Jabalpur
Shrichandramohanji Rajagokuldas Mahal Hanumantal Jabalpur
Shri Mahendraji Bhandari Bhandari Hospital Nepior Town Jabalpur
Shri Harjeet Singh Oberoy 1081, Ridge Road,South Civil Line, Jabalpur
Shri Anandmohanji Pathak Guru Tiraha Dixitpura Jabalpur
Shri Guljarilalji Jain 341,Lordganj Jabalpur
Shri Rajeshji Agrawal Nayagaon, Rampur Jabalpur
Shri Lajjashankarji Upadhyay 333,Adityanagar Gwarighat,Jabalpur
Shri Yogeshchandraji Upreet Civil Line,Jabalpur
Shri Nityaniranjan Khampariya Khitoula Bazar Sihora
Shri Rakeshkumarji Tiwari 20,Krishna Colony,Ghamapur Jabalpur
Shri Vishwamohanji Rajagokuldas Mahal Hanumantal Jabalpur
Shri Vimalchandraji Choudhri 94,Shashtribriz Chouk Jabalpur

Media coverage of Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College), Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh

NAAC report of Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidyalaya (Hitkarini City College)

Section 1 : INTRODUCTION
The Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidalaya, is situated in central point of the city, Jonesganj, Dist. Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The college volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and submitted its self-study report in May 2006. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Prof. V. S. Patel (Former Vice-Chancellor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat) as the Chairperson, Dr A.K. Mittal, Professor & Head, Department of History, Deendayal Uapdhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, as Member-Coordinator and Dr. V. Sujatha, Principal / Advisor Cauvery College for Women, Annamalai Nagar, Tiruchirappalli, as member to visit the college and to validate the self-study report. The Peer Team visited the college during 11- 13 October 2006.

The Jabalpur Hitkarini Sabha, was started by noted illuminaries way back in 1868, in the region of Mahakaushal. The organization started with the aim of serving the society to overcome the social problems and render their help to solve the public issues. Hitkarini Sabha started the educational activities in 1870 with primary schools and later on institutions of higher education. Consequentially, the Hitkarini Mahila Mahavidalaya was established in 1933 by Hitkarini Sabha, which is now under grant-in-aid scheme of M.P. State Government. The institute is recognized under sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act.

The college is located in urban area. It offers a wide range of courses and programmes at Under-Graduate (UG) level and Post-Graduate (PG) level. It offers three UG Programmes in B.A., B.Com. B.Sc., four PG Programmes in M.A. Recently M. Com. has also been started. The college has been accorded the permission of addon career oriented certificate courses also.

The college campus is spread over an area of 2262.3 sq. mt. of land for college premises and playground. The student strength in UG Programmes in the current session is 309 and 59 in PG Programmes. All the students are from the surrounding areas and very few are from outside the state. The unit cost of education of the institution in the current session is Rs.8421.40 with salary and Rs. 3988.78 without salary. The temporal plan for the academic work of the college is annual type. The college provides support services through a Central Library, Computer Centre, and small Canteen etc.

The college teaching faculty strength is 36. All the teachers are permanent while there are 13 administrative staff, one technical staff including library staff also. The college has an Alumni Association which was started very recently. Some of the alumni of the college, who occupy prominent positions in different walks of life, have expressed their desire to associate with the college management for the overall development.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analyzed the self-study report of the college. It went through all the relevant documents and also interacted at length with the members of the Management, Principal, and members of faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents and Alumni of the college. The Peer Team also visited the various departments and other support services. Based on these meetings and keeping in mind the criteria identified by the NAAC, the assessment of the college on the basis of its strengths and concerns were made.

Section 2 : Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I : Curricular Aspects
Hitkarini Mahila Mahavadalaya, functions in accordance with the programmes of teaching and learning apparently as per to the goals & objectives of the institution. As part of this the college lays special stress on moral, ethicals values, and environmental preservation through lectures. The college is affiliated to Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, hence it follows the syllabus prescribed by the University. The college offers a wide range of courses and programmes at UG and PG level. The undergraduate courses consist of B.A., B.Com., & B.Sc. courses with special subjects in Social Science such as English, Hindi, Functional Hindi, History, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Home Science, and Sociology. In Commerce, besides B.Com. & M.Com. the college provides Office Management and Computer Application as special subjects, while in Science, the college offers Chemistry, Physics, and Electronics, Computer Science and Computer Maintenance, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, and Mathematics. The college is going to start self-financing certificate courses in production of spirulina, Production of Cosmetics and preparation of Cynobacterial fertilizers got the permission recently from the university with financial assistance from U.G.C.

The college also offers post graduate courses in Hindi literature, Sociology, Economics, Political Science and Commerce. The college is also running remedial courses for the minority community and academically weak students sponsored by the UGC.

The students enjoy flexibility to pursue the courses of study with reference to timeframe. Horizontal mobility in pursuing the courses is available as per University Rules. The range of elective / core options available is quite wide. There are no non-core options, within the framework of the curricula as prescribed by Rani Durgavati Vishwavidalaya, Jabalpur.

A few staff members are on the Board of the studies of the university and convey their suggestions which have proved useful to the Institute. Within the framework of the curriculum, as prescribed by Rani Durgavati Vishwavidalaya, Jabalpur, the college tries to develop the knowledge, skills & values, which help students, achieve academic excellence.
To introduce any new academic programme within the present university system; it takes the college about one year.

The college has evolved an institutional mechanism to monitor the quality and progress of different academic programmes through its various administrative/ advisory committees. These committees design and recommend the desired improvements in the academic programme on the basis of feedback received from the students and parents

The college needs to consider introduction of some of job oriented courses such as Information Technology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Pathology, E-business administration, E-commerce and several relevant short-term courses so as to be in tune with the objectives of the society. The college may offer some of these courses on self-financing basis.

Criterion II: Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
The admission committee of the college shows transparency in admission procedure and the students are admitted into the college on their merit, academic record and reservation rules as per university norms.

The college publishes its updated Prospectus every year, which provides the desired information regarding the admission as well as the fee structure, the courses available, different kinds of financial aid from the Central Government, State Government, College Free ship etc. Further the rules regarding the college discipline, academic calendar, the curricula, library and sports activities, tests and university examinations, evaluation methods, etc. are also provided.

The college ensures effective implementation of annual academic schedules and lesson plans prepared on the commencement the academic session. The faculty in-charge/ HOD's monitor the teaching programmes. The college has adopted a healthy practice of preparing a teaching plan by the teachers well before the commencement of the academic session. Term plans are prepared in accordance with the university norms to ensure effective teaching. The syllabi are unitized according to the teaching plan through the terms/ year. Classrooms lectures are supplemented with display of models, audio-visual aids, charts, and question answer sessions, seminars etc. The students are also encouraged to participate in seminars and workshops, The college encourages the teachers to make use of teaching aids. The number of teaching days of the college were 168 days and working days were 291 in the previous academic session. The maximum workload of each of the teachers is 24 period per week. Each period is of 40 minutes. The ratio of the teaching staff and non-teaching staff is 36:14. Besides academic programmes, remedial courses are provided to academically weak as well as to minority community students. Evaluation methods are communicated to the students at the beginning of the year and progress of the students are closely monitored through pre-final tests. The report of attendance and academic progress of the students is communicated to the parents also. The college publishes a magazine called 'MAHIMA' annually.

The students at the beginning of the year are assessed by way of a test / seminar conducted by the subject teachers. Beside, the college arranges departmental tests and mid term examinations. The college follows the annual system of examination. The outline of the system of examination and evaluation followed is given to all the students through the college prospectus. The management of the college encourages teachers to participate in seminars, workshops, and conferences for their academic enrichment. Many teachers of the college have attended orientation and refresher courses and also participated in departmental as well as state level seminars and workshops. A few staff members have attended international, and a good number of teachers have participated in national level seminars/workshops and three teachers have also worked as a resource person. The college has also organized some workshops/ seminars.

The Institution has a process of self-appraisal of the teaching faculty but this is being largely used as part of annual confidential reports as it also helps to seek guidance from academic peers in bringing about relevant changes in the curriculum. There is a students' feed back system for teacher evaluation as part of the faculty improvement.

Teachers are recruited as per the rules and regulations laid down by the Madhya Pradesh Government and Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya Jabalpur. Some of the staff of the college is associated with the University on several academic forums and boards.

The students' results in the University examinations are satisfactory though one student has secured first rank in the University with gold medal in annual examination. However, the dropout rate is high as the college is situated in a socially backward area.

During the interaction with the students, it is observed that there is cordial relationship with the teachers.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
The college has 36 permanent teachers of which 21 are Ph.D. and one possess M.Phil. Degree. One staff member from Department of Sociology is supervising research. The college considers research as only a secondary activity; though it encourages teachers to attend Seminars, Workshops & Conferences at the State, National and International levels and to present research papers to various academic bodies. As a part of research promotion, the college teachers are given study leaves and adjustments are made in their teaching schedules. The college may consider formulating and publicizing a comprehensive Research Promotion Policy.

The departments of Hindi, Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Home Science, and Sociology have publications mostly based on their M.Phil. / Ph.D. research work.

The college has one on-going Research Project, with a total outlay of Rs. 50,000 funded by the UGC for a period of two years. More teachers may be encouraged to involve in active research. Especially, teachers may undertake minor and / or major research projects in all the departments, for which funds may be sought from the U.G.C., ICSSR, ICHR and other funding bodies, though a few teachers have applied for minor projects in U.G.C. For consultancy services, the college could encourage and consider publicizing systematically the expertise of the faculty available in the college.

One faculty member looks after the Extension Activities of the College, as additional charge. The extension activities include Social Work; Health and Hygiene awareness; Medical Camp; Adult education and Literacy; Blood Donation Camp; Environment awareness; Women's Guidance activities, free medical check-up and temperance and AIDS awareness etc. which are mainly taken up by the NSS.

The college teachers and students are encouraged to participate in the extension activities through extensive dialogue with them by inviting eminent scholars to address them in the campus.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college has a campus area of 2262.3 sq.mt. and a common play ground with infrastructure facilities and resources to run various educational programmes, administrative functions and extension services. The college has a master plan of its campus with the existing main building, which houses academic office, administrative blocks, class rooms, principal's office, academic office, laboratories, central library, canteen, and common room for girls, staff room and a separate portion for office management and practical classes. The college has its own plans to meet the needs for augmenting the infrastructure to keep pace with academic growth.

The existing infrastructure of the college is being utilized quite optimally. Regular classes, practicals, etc., are conducted throughout the day. The academic facilities of the college are also made use for conducting examination of Madhya Pradesh PSC, Mass Media and Journalism workshop etc. The playgrounds are used by other educational institutions and agencies, as and when needed. The zonal competitions are held in the college play ground. The college campus is well maintained.

The College central library is housed on the first floor of the well equipped building. The Advisory Committee consisting of the Principal as Chairman, Librarian as Secretary and some teachers including HODs meets at least twice in a year to transact library budget allocation, new purchases and reviewing the day-to-day functioning of the library. The central library has over 35,000 books housed in building. The reading room has seating capacity of about 50 students for study. The library works for 06 hours a day during working days, ie. 06 days per week. The library subscribes three Indian and three foreign journals, three periodicals magazines, and seven daily news papers for use by students and faculty, which is encouraging.

The Library also offers Books Bank facility to the eligible students. It is earnestly suggested that the Library activities be computerized as early as possible. The annual addition of textbooks and Reference Books may be enhanced, in the Library. At least 02 subject journals may be subscribed for each subject of specialization taught in the college. The library has facilities for reprography, computer and audio and video cassettes. Internet facility for the use of faculty and students needs to be made available at the earliest.

The college has a central computer centre with 21 computers and with inter-net connectivity, which is kept open during working days and on demand during holidays also. The maintenance of the computers in the college is done through trained computer staff. When needed, private agencies are called on payment. Accessories are procured as and when necessary.

The college has First Aid facility for students and employees. Annual health camp is also held. However, services of a medical Doctor could be made available for three week days in the college.

The college has a common large play ground for various games and sports materials for athletics, Carrom, Chess, Kabaddi, Hockey, Volleyball, Badminton Kho-kho, Fitness exercises, etc. Sports students are provided with various incentives, track suit, sports kit, concession in free, certificates and medals etc. Last year four students participated in sports, one in Badminton in state level and two national level one in Badminton and one in Boxing who won bronze medal and one in international level in Karate. Some players do participate in regional levels competitions particularly in Basket Ball, Kabaddi. Kho-Kho, Hand ball, Cricket, Hockey, Chess. Efforts may be put in to enable many more sports persons to participate and compete at least at the national, if not international level. Services of professional coaches for a few games / sports items may also be availed of to bring in excellence in the field of sports and athletics. The college organised a 10 days mountaineering trekking camp in Panchmari a place about 300 km. away from Jabalpur the which was sponsored by UGC.

Yoga and meditation training is a unique feature that needs to be strengthened further with a short-term certificate course. There are no girl's hostels but this facility is provided by parent body Hitkarini Sabha for girls students.

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression
The management provides education form KG to PG. Besides professional courses like Dental medical college, Engineering & Technology College, Nursing Science & Research, Law College. Several English & Hindi medium schools are also run by the society. Therefore, the students have the facility to progress from primary to secondary, intermediate to higher education etc.

During the years 2004-05, the percentage of the students appearing of qualifying examination after the minimum period of study was 90% and drop out rate was 32.8%. The progression of students from undergraduate to post-graduate studies in the same college is about 40%. Three ex-students of the college are known to have passed NET / SET and two students pass in M.P. Civil Service examination.

The college teachers participate in academic and personal counselling to the students within and outside the classrooms as and when needed. A system of a class counsellor for each class has been implemented, for day-to-day routine counselling. However, the college would do well if the services of a professional Counsellor / Psychologist are provided in the college for the students and staff, may be two or three times a week.

The policies and criteria of admission are made clear to the prospective students through the college prospectus. Besides the college prospectus, some information is displayed on the college Notice Boards also. Admissions to various undergraduate courses are given on their academic record. Post-graduates students are admitted on merit basis and reservation rules lay down by the Rani Durgawati Vishwavidalaya.

The recreational / leisure time facilities available to the students include indoor games, outdoor games, and student's magazine, variety of cultural programmes, Audio-video facilities, Newspapers and Wall posters.

The college gives encouragement for participation in sports. One student participated in All India Inter university competition in Kabbaddi during 2005-06 session. The N.S.S. unit of the college have undertaken a large number of activities regarding community services.

The college is providing scholarships to OBC & SC students as per the rules of the government. In 2004-05, 27 OBC, 16 SC and 09 ST students and in 2005-06, 22 OBC, 19 SC and 09 ST students were given scholarships as per rules. The children of Bidi workders are also given scholarship as per rules.

The college may consider having facilities of employment / placement services and a Career Guidance Centre. This may be taken up, as early as possible. The college also needs to have a formal grievance redressal mechanism for the staff and students separately, though the Principal looks after any grievance if anyone, in the college. It is advisable to create an Employment Cell to be looked after by some competent teachers. The Cell along with Career Guidance cell can facilitate employment to the students and also motivate them to seek self-employment. The college should try to strengthen its relationship with different GOs, NGOs and industries for providing on the job training and generating placement opportunities for students.

The college has an Alumni Association started recently. The Association should keep a track of ex-student, their present occupations and provide suggestion for the development of the college. The positive interaction between the alumni and the college will help in generation of funds and placement opportunity for the students. The association may get registered and made functional as an effective component of the college, as early as possible.

Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The college has an efficient internal coordinating and monitoring mechanism. There is a Management Council (M.C.) consisting of a President (Chairman), Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and Managing Committee Members elected by the general body. There is also a Local Managing Committee (LMC) or Governing body. The governing body forwards the recommendation regarding recruitment, budget and other institutional development to the general body of the parent organization. The Hitkarini Sabha takes the policy decisions and also approves the budget of the college. The relations of the college administration with the management are cordial.

The coordination and monitoring mechanism is controlled by a large number of Committee of teachers, which look after the various functions of the college administration. Prominent among these Committees are the steering Committee, Attendance Committee, Standing Committee for reserved category students, Staff Academic Committee, Advisory Council, Literary Committee, Building Committee, Canteen Committee, Discipline Committee, Examination Committee, Student Council etc. The various academic activities of the college are planned and coordinated under the overall supervision of the Principal.

The work efficiency of the non-teaching staff is monitored by the Principal. The college conducts informal training to the non-teaching staff in different aspects of administration, accounts, library, computer courses etc.

The academic calendar of the college is prepared by the Timetable Committee and Counseling Committee of the faculty members, every year.

The fee structure of the Government-supported courses in the college is as per the Government norms.

During the last two years, the college had a budget of Rs. 80,12,061/- in 2004-2005 and Rs. 68,49,392/- in 2005-2006. Provident fund is also deducted regularly and employee's have the facility of pension, if they have served the college for at least 10 years. The college has an internal audit mechanism.

The welfare programmes of the college are provided through medical assistance to students / teachers in times of need and enlightenment for the students for anti-addiction.

The college has a general grievance redressal method through the committees constituted separately for the teaching and non-teaching staff. For the students, there is the Students' Welfare Committee of class representatives. The college may consider strengthening this mechanism by constituting a formal Grievance Redressal Cell of some competent senior staff and duly publicizing the same.

Various financial help facilities are provided to the permanent members of the teaching and the non-teaching staff, which is limited to loans against each one's Provident Fund account, for some specified purposes. The college gives concession to the wards of the employees. The employees are covered by insurance scheme.

The procedure followed by the college for purchase of major items is through the system of quotations, after obtaining prior permission of the Purchase Committee. Greater transparency in purchase procedures will enhance the credibility of the purchase mechanism.

The Management Committee Members are enlightened individuals, supporting the development of the college and constantly motivating the Principal, staff and students to climb higher heights of improvement and excellence.

The college is having deficit budget since the last two years. The accounts of the college are well maintained and are audited regularly by the internal and external auditors. The college office has good infrastructure and is provided with computer facilities and also has a congenial atmosphere.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The Peer Team has identified some distinct features of the college, which have enhanced the academic ambience of the institution. They are as follows:

The college functions in consonance with the declared goal and objective of the Society.

An inbuilt general procedure for ensuring internal quality checks in most of the administrative and academic activities, where all the staff and students are involved.

The college has been playing a major role in the educational upliftment of the surrounding socially weaker area.

Each department is running study circle efficiently.

There is no student unrest and all the academic stakeholders are maintaining harmony.

Cordial atmosphere exists in the college, which reflects collective synergy and spirit of teamwork.

In the daily diary a few students enter their comments and sign it after each class.

'Tutor Guardian Scheme' is functioning in the college.

Students are covered with insurance by a nominal charge of Rs. 30/- per head.

Complaint box is fixed outside the Principal office, any student can drop her complaints.

The blood group of each student is entered in the Identity card.

SECTION 3: OVERALL ANALYSIS
The Peer Team, after going through the self-study report and on the basis of its visits to various academic and physical facilities of the Institution, finds that the college has been able to make significant progress and is satisfied with its performance. The college is functioning in accordance with the aims and objectives laid down by the Society. There is a healthy relationship between various functionaries of the college, which has contributed to cordial environment in the institution. The Peer Team considers the following features of the college as commendable:

Encouragement and support given by the Management to the Institution for its effective functioning.

The effective leadership, dedication and commitment of the Principal, the teaching and non-teaching staff of the Institution.

The college has its own plans for the future needs, infrastructural growth and development.

The teachers are enthusiastic and are actively engaged in teaching as well as co-curricular activities.

The Peer Team suggests the following recommendations to the Institution for its consideration keeping in view the future growth and development :

Bridge and remedial courses, on a systematic basis, should be offered to the educationally weaker students.

The college may consider the introduction of a good number of market-friendly, cost-based, short-term job-oriented self-financing courses like Pathology, Food Processing, Horticulture, Fruit Preservation, Poultry, Dairy, Mushroom Production, Vermiculture and other relevant agro-based courses meant for the students.

The college may consider the introduction of a few relatively longer duration job oriented self-financing courses like Biotechnology, Biochemistry and PG Courses in Home Science.

The college may provide the facilities of a language laboratory to develop the communication skills of the students; particularly to develop the much-needed proficiency in functional English.

Services of a Professional Counsellor / Psychologist may be provided to the students and staff, at least once or twice a week, regularly.

The linkages with industry and other institutions of GOs and NGOs need to be further expanded for mutual benefits.

Students' personality development programmes may be organized periodically.

The system of teachers' appraisal by the students may be strengthened for self-improvement.

Coaching classes for various competitive examinations may be started.

Internet facility of the college should be made more accessible to all the students and the staff.

The college library may be strengthened in all its aspects and especially in adding latest editions of books and subject journals, Book Bank facility, etc. The working hours of library should also be at least 08 hours.

The college may consider formulating and publicizing a comprehensive Research Promotion Policy; and also have a Research Promotion Committee of research-oriented Teachers.

Services of inter-University Centres like IUCCA, IAS, INFLIBNET, etc., may be considered.

An Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) may be constituted in the college to initiate and monitor quality changes and standards in all the activities in the college.

Classrooms should be better equipped with furniture and other teaching aides.

Science subjects should have spacious laboratories and separate class rooms.

The Peer Team thanks the college for the cooperation extended for the conduct of the visit and wishes the college all the best in its future endeavours.

(V. S. Patel)
Chairman

(A.K. Mittal)
Member-Coordinator

(V. Sujatha)
Member

(Shibani Chatterjee)
Principal
Place : Jonesgunj
Dist. Jabalpur-482002
Madhya Pradesh

Date : 13/10/2006

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